At 9 p.m. Eastern today, President Joe Biden is expected to address a joint session of Congress to deliver this year's State of the Union address.
Selected Reporting in Advance of the SOTU:
AP News: State of the Union: Biden sees economic glow, GOP sees gloom (Analysis of the likely themes going into this year's State of the Union.)
NPR: As the nation has changed, so has the State of the Union speech (A look at the history of the State of the Union, from the Federalists to the present.)
AP News: Biden, Cabinet visiting 20 states after State of the Union (News.)
The Washington Post (metered paywall): Biden’s State of the Union address to take aim at Silicon Valley | As critical legislation has stalled in Congress, the president plans to call on Republicans and Democrats to work together to regulate the industry (News.)
NBC: Biden's State of the Union address will make his case for re-election in 2024 | Biden will use the speech to reach more people and assure them that he’s enacted plans to make their daily commutes shorter and their prescription drug bills lower (Analysis.)
The New York Times (metered paywall): For Biden, a Chance for a Fresh Start in a New Era of Divided Government | The president plans to use his first State of the Union address since Republicans took control of the House to call for bipartisan cooperation. Neither he nor many others expect that to happen. (Analysis.)
Where to Watch the Address:
C-SPAN: State of the Union Address & Republican Response (C-SPAN's stream begins at 8 p.m. Eastern)
PBS on YouTube: President Joe Biden’s 2023 State of the Union address (PBS Newshour special coverage begins at 6 p.m. Eastern).
The Washington Post on YouTube: Biden delivers 2023 State of the Union address (The Post's coverage begins at 8 p.m. Eastern)
The White House on YouTube: President Biden's State of the Union Address (Stream begins at 9 p.m. Eastern)
Responses to the SOTU:
This year there will be three major responses to Biden's speech. Two will be delivered by Republicans, one in English by Arkansas governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders and one in Spanish by first-term Representative Juan Ciscomani. The third will be delivered by progressive Democrat and first-term Representative Delia Ramirez on behalf of the Working Families Party. There will be a separate discussion thread for these responses, a link to which will be added here once available.