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State of the Union Address

POSTED: January 24, 2012, 12:00 am

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President Obama will deliver his State of the Union Address tonight before a joint session of Congress in the chamber of the House of Representatives in the Capitol. The speech will begin at 9 pm and will be carried by the broadcast networks, the cable news channels, public television and C-SPAN. We suggest you watch the speech online on the White House website – – where you can see it streamed live and also see charts and data relevant to the President’s address. Following the speech several White House advisors will be on a live webcast to accept questions. You can submit a question through the Twitter hashtag #WHchat and on the White House Facebook page.

Below White House senior adviser David Plouffe previews the State of the Union Address.

Source: The White House

The Hip-Hop Caucus is joining forces with BET, Centric TV and to present coverage and analysis of the State of the Union Address, hosted by journalist Ed Gordon. The live stream will begin at 9 pm on and the live broadcast will be on Centric TV. BET will air the speech at midnight. You can join the discussion on Twitter using the hashtag #BETVOTE2012 or @HIPHOPCAUCUS.

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