State of the Union Address Preview
Shirley Anne Warshaw, Peter Morici, and John Harris talked about the president’s challenges, the political issues and environment surrounding the speech, as well as the history of presidents in their first year in office. Included in the coverage were the presidential departure from the White House and the Senate convening prior to moving to the House chamber for the presidential address. close
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Robert Gibbs Press Secretary White House
John F. Harris Editor-in-Chief Politico.com
Peter Morici Professor University of Maryland, College Park->International Business
Steve Scully Host C-SPAN
Shirley Anne Warshaw Professor Gettysburg College->Political Science
State of the Union Viewers Reaction
Telephone lines were opened for viewer reactions to President Obama’s first State of the Union address.
Telephone lines were open for comments on the question, “Is this year’s State of the Union address all about jobs?”
White House Daily Briefing
Robert Gibbs spoke to reporters and answered questions on the upcoming State of the Union address.
State of the Union Reaction
Following the State of the Union Address, C-SPAN opened its phone lines to take viewer reaction.