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We’re constantly on the lookout for new ways to use digital channels to better engage with the public and give people a way to participate and interact with President Obama. Since 2011, a big part of that has been the "enhanced" version of the President’s State of the Union address, adding charts and graphics to give a deeper look at why policies are pursued, and what they mean for the American people. The format has improved over the years, including last year’s page which incorporated a real-time "tweetserver" that enabled users to share content in real time.
One day from today on Tuesday, January 20, President Obama will go to the U.S. Capitol and present his sixth State of the Union address to Congress and the American public.
The State of the Union is a time-honored tradition where the President updates Congress on his plans for the upcoming year, and speaks to the American people about his Administration’s priorities and policies.
This afternoon, First Lady Michelle Obama 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. Check out her email, share this video from the President, and tune in to watch the State of the Union tomorrow night.
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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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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.
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.
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.