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First Read Minute: State of Pessimism?

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NBC's Mark Murray and Domenico Montanaro look at new polling that shows the country's notably pessimistic outlook on the country, its government, and the economy. This all comes as President Obama prepares to deliver his State of the Union address on Tuesday night.