Obama will not endorse a candidate in 2016 Democratic presidential race: White House

What Will Obama Say in His Final State of the Union on Tuesday?

U.S. President Barack Obama will not publicly endorse a candidate before the 2016 Democratic primary election, White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough said on Sunday.

"We'll do exactly what has been done in the past," McDonough said on NBC's "Meet the Press." He said Obama will be "out there" campaigning after the primary election to help support the Democratic candidate.

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