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The State of the Union in 11 GIFs and pictures

We've penned our 5 takeaways from President Obama's State of the Union speech. We've pulled the 10 most memorable quotes from the address. We've asked members of Congress to describe the speech in a single word. Heck, we even wrote about how the speech is overrated — before the president even delivered it!

Exhausted? Us too. But before we say goodbye to the State of the Union for another year, we thought we'd have some fun with it. (Gasp!) Throughout the night, we gathered pictures and GIFs that made us laugh.  Our 11 favorites are below.

1. Barack Obama. He points! He smiles! He bites his lip!


(GIF courtesy of ABC News)

2. John Boehner, sad. Resigned? Tired? Bemused? (This is the best Boehner face since this one.)

GIF made by Sarah Parnass.
(GIF made by Sarah Parnass)

3. When it comes to face-making, Joe Biden is a king of kings.

Image courtesy of Ethan Klapper
(Image courtesy of Ethan Klapper)

4. I could watch this all day.

GIF courtesy of JulieAnn McKellogg
(GIF courtesy of JulieAnn McKellogg)

5. Connecticut Rep. Rosa DeLauro liked what she heard. A lot. I mean, a real lot.


(J. Scott Applewhite/AP)

6. So did Mitch McConnell. Double(!) thumbs up!


(Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg)

7. Heck, even Ted Cruz was all smiles.


(Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

8. Willie Robertson was just happy to be there.


Willie Robertson  of the television show "Duck Dynasty" and his wife, Korie Robertson, wait for President Obama to deliver the State of the Union address  at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 28 in Washington, D.C. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

9. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius was, well, less happy to be there.

10. But Biden and Boehner stole the night.


(Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg)

11. I mean ... amazing.


(Charles Dharapak/AP)
Chris Cillizza writes “The Fix,” a politics blog for the Washington Post. He also covers the White House.

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