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State of the Union Won't Preempt Lost: Gibbs

Date for speech not set, but it's not Feb. 2: Gibbs
By Marie Morris,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 8, 2010 3:06 PM CST
State of the Union Won't Preempt Lost: Gibbs
US President and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Barack Obama gives his Nobel speech at City Hall in Oslo, Dec. 10, 2009. A likeness of Alfred Nobel is seen on the plaque on the front of the podium.   (AP Photo Bjorn Sigurdson/ Scanpix Norway, Pool)

(Newser) – The date isn't set yet, but couch potatoes can relax: President Obama's State of the Union address will not muscle out the 3-hour premiere of the final season of Lost on Feb. 2. "I don't foresee a scenario in which the millions of people who hope to see a conclusion to Lost are pre-empted by the president," White House spokesman Robert Gibbs said at today's daily briefing. "You can quote an administration official on that."
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