Tuesday, February 12, 2013

The Best Way to Watch the State of the Union

wh.gov: The Best Way to Watch the State of the Union .

The White House has been hard at work on the 2013 State of the Union address and when President Obama addresses the nation, we'll broadcast an online-only enhanced version of the address with graphics, data, and useful stats that will help you go deeper -- and see the information that informed the President's policy decisions. You can watch the speech on whitehouse.gov or with the white house app on iphone, ipad and android devices. To be part of the discussion during the speech, use the hashtag #SOTU on Twitter. Immediately after the speech, we've asked a group of policy experts and advisors to the President to sit down for a live panel and answer your questions. Ask yours on Twitter using the hashtag #WHchat, or post it to the White House Facebook or Google + page. So tune in, Tuesday night at 9 PM Eastern and see the President's Enhanced State of the Union Address, and learn more about the important issues facing our nation.


VOAVideo: State of Union Allows Presidents to Outline Agenda

The United States Constitution mandates that the president address Congress on the current State of the Union. What began as a handwritten note to Congressmen has evolved into a show of televised political theatre, broadcast globally, in which a sitting president is nothing if not bold. VOA's Laurel Bowman has more.

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