President Obama's Second State of the Union Address

"As the President entered the House chamber to give his State of the Union address, I turned around to see his pathway to the podium. It reminded me of a scene from the movie, "The American President." (Pete Souza, White House photographer). Jan. 27, 2010 - Official White House photo by  Pete Souza via Flickr

"As the President entered the House chamber to give his State of the Union address, I turned around to see his pathway to the podium. It reminded me of a scene from the movie, "The American President." (Pete Souza, White House photographer). Jan. 27, 2010

Official White House photo by Pete Souza via Flickr

President Obama's Second State of the Union Address

Analysis of President Obama's State of the Union Address.

Guests

Michael Gerson

columnist for The Washington Post and senior adviser at the ONE Campaign to fight global disease and poverty; former speechwriter for President George W. Bush; and author of "Heroic Conservatism: Why Republicans Need to Embrace American's Ideals (And Why They Deserve to Fail if They Don't)"

John Dickerson

chief political correspondent for Slate.com and CBS political analyst and contributor. Author of "On Her Trail: My Mother, Nancy Dickerson, TV News' First Woman Star."

James Thurber

professor and director of the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies at American University; author of a forthcoming book, "Obama in Office: The First Two Years."

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