State of the Union

U.S. Sen. Cory Booker
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Tim Jimenez
February 06, 2019 - 7:49 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Senators and members of Congress from the Philadelphia region were in the U.S. Capitol Tuesday night for President Trump's State of the Union Address. Trump wanted to give a message of unity, and 2020 Democratic presidential contender New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, who...
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FEBRUARY 5, 2019 - WASHINGTON, DC: President Donald Trump delivered the State of the Union address, with Vice President Mike Pence and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, at the Capitol in Washington, DC on February 5, 2019.
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Justin Udo
February 05, 2019 - 11:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Drexel University professor weighs in on President Donald Trump's postponed state of the union address he delivered Tuesday night. While the State of the Union had a major focus on building a wall on the country's southern border to combat illegal immigration,...
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After President Donald Trump finishes his State of the Union address, Stacey Abrams will have a turn in the national spotlight when she delivers the Democratic response.
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February 05, 2019 - 10:58 pm
By Clare Foran, CNN (CNN) -- Democratic Party rising star Stacey Abrams sharply criticized the Trump administration and Republican leadership on Tuesday night in her response to the President's State of the Union address. Speaking just after President Donald Trump finished his own speech, Abrams...
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President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019.
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February 05, 2019 - 10:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he will hold a two-day summit with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un Feb. 27-28 in Vietnam to continue his efforts to persuade Kim to give up his nuclear weapons. Trump has said his outreach to Kim and their first meeting last June in...
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President Donald Trump turns to House speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., as he delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence watches, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019.
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February 05, 2019 - 9:28 pm
UPDATED: Feb. 6, 7:56 a.m. ___ WASHINGTON (AP) — Face to face with emboldened Democrats, President Donald Trump called on Washington to cast aside "revenge, resistance and retribution" and end "ridiculous partisan investigations" in a State of the Union address delivered at a vulnerable moment for...
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From left: Sen. Pat Toomey, Sen. Bob Casey
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Steve Tawa
February 05, 2019 - 2:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Each member of Congress gets to take a guest to President Donald Trump's State of the Union address Tuesday evening, and Pennsylvania's U.S. senators have symbolic reasons behind their choices. In advance of the address, Democratic Sen. Bob Casey and Republican Sen...
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In this Feb. 1, 2019, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington.
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February 05, 2019 - 12:11 pm
By Julie Pace, AP Washington Bureau Chief WASHINGTON (AP) — The bitter partisanship of the past two years was on full display Tuesday just hours before President Donald Trump was to call for optimism and unity in his State of the Union address. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York seems...
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U.S. Central Command Commander Gen. Joseph Votel testifies before a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, in Washington.
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February 05, 2019 - 10:37 am
By Matthew Lee, AP Diplomatic Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to declare near-total triumph over the Islamic State group in Syria in his State of the Union address Tuesday, but U.S. defense officials are increasingly fearful that the militants are simply biding their...
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In this Feb. 1, 2019, photo, President Donald Trump, center, first lady Melania Trump, right, and their son Barron Trump, left, walk out of the White House and head to Marine One on the South Lawn of White House in Washington.
AP Photo/Susan Walsh
February 04, 2019 - 8:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman whose life sentence for drug offenses was commuted by President Donald Trump and a Delaware student allegedly bullied because his last name is Trump are among the guests who will sit with first lady Melania Trump for the State of the Union address. Trump last year commuted...
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Ana Maria Archila, one of the two women who confronted Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake, speaks at the protest against Brett Kavanaugh in front of the United States Supreme Court, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018.
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February 04, 2019 - 1:17 pm
By Caroline Kelly, CNN (CNN) — As members of Congress prepare for the rescheduled State of the Union on Tuesday, several have selected guests primed for politics for an evening in the shadow of the recent and possibly looming government shutdowns. Each member of Congress may bring a guest to the...
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