Analysis Of The State Of The Union Address

Analysis Of The State Of The Union Address

President Barack Obama speaks to Congress and the nation Tuesday night. Diane and her guests provide analysis of key themes in his State of the Union address and the Republican response.

President Barack Obama takes to the road today to win public support for the policy proposals he presented during last night’s State of the Union address. He said it was time for the parties to come together in support of the middle class. In particular, he called for a higher minimum wage and expanded access to preschool programs and job training. He also emphasized the need for gun control and efforts to address climate change. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio delivered the Republican response, saying private enterprise, not government, should be boosting the middle class. Please join us for analysis of last night’s State of the Union address.

Guests

Norman Ornstein

resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and co-author of "It's Even Worse Than It Looks."

Ruth Marcus

columnist and editorial writer at The Washington Post.

Byron York

chief political correspondent for the Washington Examiner.

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