State of the State addresses: 5 memorable moments (VIDEO)

January 11, 2013

Several governors delivered State of the State addresses this week, announcing gun control proposals, calling for federal aid to help victims of Hurricane Sandy, and even stumbling over words. Below, we look back at the most notable moments from the speeches:

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) offered an impassioned call for new gun control measures

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (D) choked up as he mentioned those affected by the recent mass shooting in Newtown, Conn.:

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) devoted nearly all of his address to Hurricane Sandy. He didn't address gun control: 

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) called for background checks on all gun sales: 

And also flubbed the end of his address: 

Sean Sullivan has covered national politics for The Washington Post since 2012.
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