State of the Union

French President Emmanuel Macron and U.S President Donald Trump shake hands during the final press conference during the G7 summit in Biarritz, southwestern France, Aug. 26, 2019.
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AP News
February 06, 2020 - 8:47 am
For American politics, it's been a week for the ages: a bungled start to the 2020 presidential primary season, a State of the Union speech with partisanship on full display and a conclusion to the most contentious chapter of all — the nation's third-ever impeachment trial. Read more here.
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Rush Limbaugh reacts as first Lady Melania Trump prepares to present him with the the Presidential Medal of Freedom as President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address.
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AP News
February 05, 2020 - 10:40 am
Conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, during the State of the Union address Tuesday night. Read more here.
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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. 4, 2020.
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AP News
February 05, 2020 - 10:20 am
The "great American comeback" President Donald Trump claimed in his State of the Union speech drew on falsehoods about U.S. energy supremacy, health care and the economy as well as distortions about his predecessor's record. Read more here.
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Stephanie and Janiyah Davis are applauded as they sit in the First Lady's box as President Donald J. Trump delivers the State of the Union address from the House chamber of the United States Capitol in Washington.
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Mike Dougherty
February 05, 2020 - 7:16 am
President Donald Trump invited several guests to Tuesday night's State of the Union address. During a portion of his speech about school choice, he singled out a Philadelphia mother and her daughter sitting in the congressional gallery, surprising the little girl with a scholarship. Read more here.
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., tears her copy of President Donald Trump's s State of the Union address after he delivered it to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020. Vice President Mike Pence is at left.
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AP News
February 05, 2020 - 7:01 am
Standing before a Congress and a nation sharply divided by impeachment, President Donald Trump used his State of the Union address to extol a "Great American Comeback" on his watch, just three years after he took office decrying a land of "American carnage" under his predecessor. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Wildwoods Convention Center Oceanfront in Wildwood, N.J.
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AP News
February 04, 2020 - 10:42 am
On the brink of his Senate acquittal, President Donald Trump will be unleashing "relentless optimism" during his third State of the Union address, a speech designed to pivot from his impeachment to his drive for reelection. Trump is speaking from a position of strength, with nearly complete control...
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Amber Hikes, executive director of Philadelphia's LGBTQ affairs.
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Andrew Kramer
June 04, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — What's happening in Philadelphia's LGBTQ community? For the second year in a row, a State of the Union was held in Center City Monday night to answer that question. Amber Hikes, executive director of Philadelphia's LGBTQ affairs, put this event together. "It's an...
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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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