Highlights from After the Speech
President Obama's Virtual Roadtrip
On Friday, January 31, President Obama traveled (virtually) around the country via Google+ Hangout to answer questions about his State of the Union Address from everyday Americans about issues like immigration reform, raising the minimum wage and more.
Virtual "Big Block of Cheese Day"
In 1837, President Jackson hosted an open house featuring a 1,400-pound block of cheese. On January 29th, with a nod to history (and maybe the TV show the West Wing), dozens of White House officials took to social media for a day long "open house" to answer your questions.
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Taking Executive Action
Guests of the First Lady
Each year, a group of extraordinary Americans joins the First Lady in a viewing box at the Capitol to watch the President's State of the Union address. From teachers to innovators, business leaders to service members, these Americans exemplify the themes and ideals laid out in the President's speech. Below, learn more about who will join the First Lady this year.