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State of the Union

Written by Fred Vigeant, Director of Programming and Promotions for TV and Radio | Feb 11, 2013 12:40 PM

Tuesday, February 12, President Obama will deliver his State of the Union address, the first address of his second term. The President is expected to expand on his proposals for new immigration and gun laws as well as budget and tax policy.

Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) will give the Republican response.

PBS Newhour and NPR News will offer coverage starting at 9:00pm.

Melissa Block will host our radio special from NPR . She'll be joined in the studio by NPR National Political Correspondent Mara Liasson and Senior Washington Editor Ron Elving. Coverage will augmented with reporting and reaction from NPR correspondents Tamara Keith on the hill as well as policy reporter including David Welna on the federal budget, Julie Rovner on health, Tom Bowman on defense, and Elizabeth Shogren on climate, as well as analysis of the speeches from NPR correspondents and outside contributors.

Join us for special coverage of the State of the Union on TV and Radio beginning at 9:00pm on witf.

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