President Obama’s State of the Union address
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President Obama’s State of the Union address
President Obama delivers his State of the Union address Tuesday night before a joint session of Congress. (Jewel Samad / AFP / Getty Images)
Bipartisan grip
Vice President Joe Biden reaches out to House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio), as President Obama, delivers the State of the Union address. (Andrew Harrer / Bloomberg)
Cory Remsburg
Army Ranger Sgt. First Class Cory Remsburg gives a thumbs up during President Obama’s State of the Union address on Capitol Hill. (Drew Angerer / EPA)
President Obama’s State of the Union address
President Obama delivers the State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress as Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) look on. (Larry Downing / Via Bloomberg)
Cathy McMorris Rodgers
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) prepares to respond to President Obama’s State of the Union address. (Alex Wong / Getty Images)
A view of the speech
President Obama delivers his State of the Union address Tuesday night before a joint session of Congress on the floor of the House of Representatives. (Jim Lo Scalzo / EPA)
President Obama’s State of the Union address
President Obama gives his State of the Union address on Capitol Hill. (Charles Dharapak / Associated Press)
President Obama’s State of the Union address
President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address on Capitol Hill. (Charles Dharapak / Associated Press)
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Obama departs the House
President Obama waves as he walks through a door to leave the House chambers after giving his State of the Union address. (Susan Walsh / Associated Press)
Media preparation
Members of the media set up for television broadcasts in Statuary Hall before President Obama delivers the State of the Union address on Capitol Hill. (Andrew Harrer / Bloomberg)
President Obama’s State of the Union address
President Obama makes a point during his State of the Union speech.  (Larry Downing / Pool Photo)
President Obama’s State of the Union address
President Obama addresses a joint session of Congress during his State of the Union speech.  (Michael Reynolds / EPA)
President Obama’s State of the Union address
President Obama delivers his State of the Union address, as Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) look on.  (Charles Dharapak / Associated Press)
President Obama’s State of the Union address
President Obama, before a joint session of Congress in Washington, gives his annual State of the Union speech.  (Charles Dharapak / Associated Press)
Arrival
President Obama arrives in the House chamber of the Capitol for his State of the Union address.  (Michael Reynolds / EPA)
President Obama’s State of the Union address
President Obama is greeted as he arrives for his State of the Union address.  (Charles Dharapak / Associated Press)
First Lady Michelle Obama
First Lady Michelle Obama waves as she arrives for President Obama’s State of the Union address.  (Charles Dharapak / Associated Press)
Biden and Boehner
Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) talk before President Obama’s State of the Union speech.  (Jewel Samad / AFP / Getty Images)
‘Duck Dynasty’ star
Willie Robertson of the TV reality show “Duck Dynasty” poses with Rep. Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) and wife Janna Ryan before President Obama’s State of the Union speech.  (Jewel Samad / AFP/ Getty Images)
President Obama’s State of the Union address
A guard patrols the Capitol building at dusk before President Obama’s State of the Union speech.  (Pete Marovich / Bloomberg)
Capitol Police officer
A U.S. Capitol Police officer stands guard before President Obama’s State of the Union speech.  (Mark Wilson / Getty Images)
Getting ready
Members of the media set up in the Capitol’s Statuary Hall before the broadcast of President Obama’s State of the Union address.  (Andrew Harrer / Bloomberg)
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