Tuesday, January 20, 2015

President Obama's Sixth State of the Union Tonight at 9 P.M.Eastern time

President Barack Obama will give his sixth state of the union (WaPo) address on Tuesday before a joint session of Congress. The speech starts at 9 p.m. ET State of the Union 2014

Tax policy, education, and cybersecurity are expected to be among the president's chief issues.
This CFR Issue Guide offers analysis on foreign policy issues likely to figure heavily in the president's address
President Obama’s list this year includes a doctor working to stop the spread of Ebola, union workers benefiting from a stronger economy, a victim of gun violence, a government worker freed in a prisoner exchange as part of the outreach to Cuba, and an illegal immigrant who has remained in the country under Mr. Obama’s temporary deportation amnesty.

First lady Michelle Obama’s guests for Tuesday’s State of the Union address include the man who spent five years jailed in Cuba, an astronaut and an immigration reform advocate, the White House said Monday.