State of the Union 2.0

When President Obama walks into the Capitol on Wednesday to deliver his State of the Union speech, millions of American viewers will tune in. It is a unique moment for the President to address the public on a broad spectrum of issues, including economic recovery and job creation.  Of course, many Americans will react to the speech with questions, comments, and concerns.

From our live webstream to a free iPhone app, the White House is using technology to make sure the President's State of the Union Address reaches as many people as possible.  Now we are excited to announce how President Obama will also be using the web to offer the public a direct and participatory way to communicate back to him.

After the President's speech begins this Wednesday (1/27) at 9pm EST, anyone will be able to submit a follow-up question and vote on others at YouTube.com/CitizenTube.  Then next week, the President will answer questions in a special online event, live from the White House.

Don't miss the speech at 9pm EST on Wednesday night and the chance to follow-up with your questions.  We look forward to hearing what you have to say.

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