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President Biden: “This is our moment to meet and overcome the challenges of our time”

Excerpt: Americans witnessed basic Joe Biden in this week’s State of the Union speech, the unifier who has rallied NATO and brought the world's democracies closer together in response to Vladimir Putin’s attack on Ukraine, and the frustrated would-be healer of a nation’s hurts while dealing with a prolonged pandemic.
Written by:Joel Connelly
Categories:Legislative Advocacy, Party Politics, Public Service
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President Biden praises Ukraine, offers unity agenda in 2022 State of the Union address

Excerpt: Biden's overarching message was that opportunities accompany crises. As he said, there are opportunities for progress, and we should be working together to realize those opportunities.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Live analysis: President Obama delivers final State of the Union Address to Congress

Excerpt: Good evening, and wel­come to our live cov­er­age of Pres­i­dent Barack Oba­ma’s final State of the Union address. The speech is being broad­cast by all major broad­cast and cable news net­works, and you can also watch it at WhiteHouse.gov. Pres­i­dent Oba­ma is cur­rent­ly mak­ing his way to the U.S. Capi­tol via motor­cade, and the speech […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Live Coverage
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Marco Rubio’s water grab becomes the talk of Twitter and social media

Excerpt: Since the mid-1960s, when Lyn­don John­son was pres­i­dent, the par­ty not in con­trol of the White House has pro­vid­ed a for­mal response to the State of the Union Address for tele­vi­sion and radio net­works to air a few min­utes fol­low­ing the con­clu­sion of the main event. Repub­li­cans car­ried on that tra­di­tion tonight, tap­ping Sen­a­tor Mar­co […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Events, Humor & Satire
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Liveblogging the 2013 State of the Union Address from the great Pacific Northwest

Excerpt: Hel­lo and wel­come to our live cov­er­age of the 2013 State of the Union Address! Patrick and I invite you to join us as we watch the Pres­i­den­t’s speech and react to it in real time with our com­men­tary and obser­va­tions. The White House has sent along the full text of Pres­i­dent Oba­ma’s remarks as […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Live Coverage
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Liveblogging the 2012 State of the Union

Excerpt: Wel­come all to NPI’s 2012 cov­er­age of the State of the Union address. We’ll be updat­ing this post peri­od­i­cal­ly through­out the Pres­i­den­t’s speech. Var­i­ous dig­ni­taries are cur­rent­ly fil­ing into the House cham­ber, and Rep. Gabrielle Gif­fords (D‑AZ) just entered the cham­ber to a stand­ing ova­tion. Gif­fords looks radi­ant. Her hus­band, astro­naut Mark Kel­ly is a […]
Written by:Patrick Stickney
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Live Coverage
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