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Posted at 05:20 PM ET, 01/29/2014

Obama’s State of the Union attracts 33.3 million viewers, fewest since 2000

TV viewership for the big speech has been on the decline in recent years.

By Sean Sullivan  |  05:20 PM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 01/28/2014

Campaign cash used to pay for some State of the Union guests

In some cases, lawmakers are using money raised for political purposes to pay for their invited guest to travel to Washington. And it’s legal.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  04:32 PM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  113th Congress, Barack Obama State of the Union 2014, campaign finance, Congress, Democrats, GOP, House, House Republicans, Obama, Obama SOTU 2014, Obama speech, Republicans, Senate, Senate Democrats, SOTU 2014, State of the Union 2014, state of the union address, White House

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 01/27/2014

White House goes #insideSOTU on Instagram

White House press secretary Jay Carney turned the tables -- er, camera -- on the media Monday.

By David Nakamura  |  05:15 PM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 01/27/2014

Boston bombing survivors and Jason Collins will sit in first lady’s box at State of the Union

The White House announces guests for Obama’s speech before Congress.

By Jaime Fuller  |  06:00 AM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 12/13/2013

Boehner invites Obama to deliver State of the Union on Jan. 28

“...we welcome an opportunity to hear your ideas, particularly for putting Americans back to work.”

By Scott Wilson  |  01:40 PM ET, 12/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Congress, SOTU