2015 State of the Union Address – Resources

2015 State of the Union header with photograph of President Barrack Obama

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here are a few resources to learn more about the tradition of the presidential State of the Union address, watch or read this year’s address, and follow up with some fact checking and visual analysis.

Learn the history of the State of the Union Addresses

From the Library of Congress

View the broadcast of the 2015 State of the Union Address

From the White House website

Read the full text of the President’s prepared speech

From the White House website

Fact-check (non-partisan sites):

Tampa Bay Times’ Politifact.com (includes section on the Republican response)

Annenberg Public Policy Center’s Factcheck.org

Like graphs?

The Associated Press has graphed President Obama’s most frequently mentioned topics and how the focus of the speech has shifted over time.

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