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First lady Michelle Obama speaks with her daughter Sasha at the ceremonial swearing-in for President Barack Obama at the U.S. Capitol during the 57th Presidential Inauguration in Washington, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) First lady Michelle Obama speaks with her daughter Sasha at the ceremonial swearing-in for President Barack Obama at the U.S. Capitol during the 57th Presidential Inauguration in Washington, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)  

The complete list of first lady Michelle Obama’s 2013 State of the Union guests

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President and Michelle Obama’s official guest list for the 2013 State of the Union address offers a good taste of the themes the president will touch on during Tuesday night’s speech before a joint session of Congress.

The White House has officially told a range of news outlets that the guests invited to sit with the first lady will be “Americans from middle class families whose day-to-day lives would benefit from the policy proposals the President will unveil, victims of gun violence, military families, people championing the cause of immigration reform, among others.”

The Daily Caller has combed national and local news reports to pull together a complete list of the known guests reportedly invited by the White House this year:

UPDATE: The White House has released a complete list of the invitees. Those not included above are listed below:
  • Dr. Jill Biden
  • Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to the President
  • Sergeant Sheena Adams, a female Marine from Vista, California
  • Jack Andraka, the 16-year-old winner of the 2012 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for inventing a low-cost method to detect pancreatic cancer
  • Sergeant Carlos Evans, a Marine severely wounded in Afghanistan
  • Avondale, Arizona Mayor Marie Lopez Rogers, the city’s first Latina mayor
  • Amanda E. McMillan, “pay discrimination victim” from Jackson, Mississippi
  • Lisa Richards, a single mother who used the president’s #My2K hashtag on Twitter
  • Kaitlin Roig, 1st Grade Teacher, Sandy Hook Elementary School
  • Abby Schanfield, a college graduate depending on Obamacare for health coverage
  • Haile Thomas, a 12-year-old Tucson, Arizona girl and a “champion” of the first lady’s Let’s Move! program