Anatomy of An Address

» Address to a Joint Session of Congress, Delivered by President Barack Obama - February 24, 2009

Five weeks into a presidency already marked by dramatic highs and lows, President Obama delivered an address to Congress that focused heavily on rebuilding the economy. Below is a video presentation of the full speech along with an transcript annotated by the Post's political team.

Annotated Speech Transcript

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CREDITS: By Kat Downs and Paul Volpe, Washington Post Digital; Frank Ahrens, Robert Kaiser, Glenn Kessler, Alec MacGillis, Steven Pearlstein, The Washington Post | Transcripts by the White House; Tag clouds created at

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