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Watching the State of the Union: Everything You Need to Know

Mon, 2015-01-19 15:48

The Best Way to Watch
No matter your device, WhiteHouse.gov/SOTU is the place to watch President Obama's State of the Union address tomorrow at 9 p.m. ET. 
Stream the address and follow along with exclusive interactive graphics and charts showing what the announcements mean for you.
Then, be sure to stick around after the speech for an exclusive live video Q&A.

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President Obama Reflects on Dr. King's Legacy and Honors It with Service

Mon, 2015-01-19 14:50

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Honoring the life of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., President Obama issued a proclamation commemorating the federal holiday marking Dr. King's birthday, and encouraged all Americans to honor his legacy through their own service.
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Meet the First Lady's Guests at This Year's State of the Union:

Mon, 2015-01-19 07:15

President Obama is delivering the 2015 State of the Union address on Tuesday, January 20. Watch it live at 9 p.m. ET at WhiteHouse.gov/SOTU.

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Meet Carolyn Annette Reed, a Guest of the First Lady at the State of the Union

Mon, 2015-01-19 00:00

Editor's note: This blog first appeared on WhiteHouse.gov. 
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Faith in Our Entrepreneurs Honors MLK’s Legacy

Mon, 2015-01-19 00:00

Yesterday, faith leaders and parishioners in communities across this country gathered to reflect on the teachings of America’s most important civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who...

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Get Ready: President Obama’s State of the Union Address is Two Days Away

Sun, 2015-01-18 15:30

Two days from today on Tuesday, January 20, President Obama will deliver his annual State of the Union address to the American people.
This will be the sixth year President Obama has given a State of the Union speech, and each year, President Obama and his staff have spent weeks getting ready for the big night.

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This Is How the President Is Making the Tax Code Work for Middle-Class Families

Sun, 2015-01-18 14:51

At the heart of America's economic resurgence stands the grit and resilience of America's middle class. It's what has fueled our economic comeback and will help ensure that all Americans -- not just a fortunate few -- benefit from the progress we've made since the Great Recession. 
Thanks to the hard work of the American people and the policies that President Obama has pursued, we have rebuilt our economy on a foundation of what works: middle-class economics. 

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Being Biden Vol. 19: The State of the Union

Sat, 2015-01-17 15:46

In this edition of Being Biden, the audio series that gives you an inside look at the vice presidency, Vice President Joe Biden recounts his experience with past State of the Union addresses -- and highlights what will make this 2015 speech so special.
He reflected on a photo where he's leading the Senate -- Republicans and Democrats alike -- from the Senate chamber onto the House floor for the President's address.

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Get Ready: President Obama's State of the Union Address is Three Days Away

Sat, 2015-01-17 15:05

Three days from today on Tuesday, January 20, President Obama will head to the U.S. Capitol to speak to the nation in his sixth State of the Union address.
The State of the Union is a tradition that dates back to the founding of America. The annual State of the Union address gives presidents a chance to offer their Administrations' priorities over the next year, and lay out their legislative agenda to Congress.

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Email from Vice President Joe Biden: "The State of the Union"

Sat, 2015-01-17 13:10

Last night, Vice President Joe Biden sent a message to the White House email list, letting readers know that the very best place to watch the State of the Union is at WhiteHouse.gov/SOTU.
Didn't get it? Make sure you sign up for email updates here.

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