State of the Union 2015


State of the Union 2015

Information about President Barack Obama's State of the Union address on Tuesday, Jan. 20, as well as the local traffic and events surrounding the speech.

    There’s a State of the Union Watch Party for almost all political stripes

    WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address to Congress at 9 p.m. Tuesday, and if you're looking for a State of the Union watch party, we've put together a list.

    For those keeping score at home: SOTU bingo!

    WASHINGTON — If you’d like to stay at home to watch the State of the Union, there’s still a way to create a feeling of community.

    Let’s face it — in some ways, the addresses are rarely terribly different from year to year, even president to president. So a few groups and publications have put together their own version of State of the Union bingo. Some have even turned the exercise of tracking down the inevitable clichés into a drinking game.

    Get the links for bingo and drinking games on

    Nancy Cordes, CBS News Congressional correspondent, says a theme of SOTU was the needs of the middle class.

    Rep. Rob Wittman (R-Va) says he wanted the president to lay out more than just tax increases. Also, he says there needs to be a refocus to match the jobs with the skills of the workers.

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