Political Junkie previews the State of the Union

Ken Rudin
Ken Rudin, former political editor for NPR News
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Political Junkie Ken Rudin joins The Daily Circuit to preview President Barack Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday.


Five myths about the State of the Union address (Washington Post)

Obama, GOP both gearing up for Tuesday's State of the Union

For the president, the evening will provide an opportunity to lay out a vision for his final three years in office. With much of his legislative agenda subject to the hostile whims of congressional Republicans, Mr. Obama has taken to emphasizing executive action of late, and it's a likely bet that emphasis will continue on Tuesday. (CBS News)

State of the Union to focus on inequality

The president, who has yet to add to the big legislative accomplishments of his first term, will call for raising the minimum wage to $10 per hour and extending federal unemployment benefits that expired last month. (The Hill)

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