Who was invited: Past presidential guests at State of the Union
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- Here is a roundup of the main themes President Barack Obama touched on during Tuesday's State of the Union address.
- The heart of President Barack Obama's speech Tuesday was the same focus that's driven every State of the Union of his presidency.
- President Barack Obama launched three days of campaign-style speeches with a visit to a manufacturing plant that he said epitomized his proposals for job creation.
- CNN asked viewers to post a #tweetoftheunion on Twitter summarizing Obama's State of the Union speech.
- CNN's Tom Foreman explains the protocol and the history behind the president's annual address to Congress.
- As with any State of the Union address, President Barack Obama had several audiences and there were multiple aims for the White House.
- President Barack Obama announced that some 34,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan will have returned home by this time next year.
- Claiming Barack Obama thinks a "free enterprise economy" is "the cause of our problems" -- not, as he sees it, the solution -- Sen. Marco Rubio argued that the president's proposals would hurt middle class citizens more than help them.
- Sen. Marco Rubio took President Barack Obama to task on the issue of health care during the Republican response to the State of the Union.
- President Barack Obama touted his administration's efforts on reducing illegal immigration.
- President Obama continued pushing for new energy technologies. He also praised the expansion of renewable energy technologies like wind and solar electricity.
- President Barack Obama talked up alternative energy. Not only did he tout the solar and natural gas industries' recent gains, he also talked up the amount of wind energy that's now fueling the country.
- From the Great Society to the Axis of Evil, here are historian Doris Kearns Goodwin's top State of the Union moments.
- The president's annual address has given us policy, prose and shout-outs to heroes.
- Earlier presidents delivered a written message to be read to Congress before the tradition became at TV event.