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State of the Union Address

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The State of the Union is a yearly address given by the President of the United States to Congress. Usually held in the January, the event outlines the president's agenda for the coming year as well as the condition of the country.
the president outlines the events and goes over them with the state of the union address
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The Constitution (Article 2, Section 3) requires him to "from time to time give to the Congress information on the state of the Union". This does not have to be an annual event, but has become so by custom and it does not have to be a speech,but that is what people expect now and it gets great pres…
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The State of the Union is an address from the president, usually intended on informing the public of what the leader is doing, such as his own opinion and how he would solve the problems at hand.
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The President is required by Article II Section 3 of the Constitution. It states "He shall from time to time give to the Congress Information of the State of the Union, and recommend to their Consideration such Measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient."1800MouthOnBird
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Abraham Lincoln was President of the Union States, or they sometimes refer to that as "Commander in Chief." Hope that helps!
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Article II Section II of the U.S. Constitution says that the president "shall from time time give congress information on the state of the union..." Therefore, the State of the Union address is a speech that the US president delivers before a joint session of Congress and held in the House of Repre…
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There are no exams this year, but 1-2-1 oral interviews. 7-9th July 2009 Olu Elliott Check http://nairabrain.com/category/education-news for full details on Post Ume Screening
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Modern day presidents use the State of the Union to lay out their policies and garner public support for them. Also, presidents veto bills they do not agree with.
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The U.S. Constitution doesn't give a spacific timeframe for the President to give his State of the Union Address. It only says that he must do it from time to time and " At times as he see's proper."Although it is traditionally done once a year.
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Lately it has been given every year in the evening in late January, but the date is up to the president. Not so very long ago it was given in December. It can be either written or oral, but since Woodrow Wilson, presidents prefer to deliver it orally in person .
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Article II, Section 3, Clause 1 of the Constitution states that the State of the Union Address is to "recommend to their [Congress] Consideration such measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient." Thus the State of the Union is used by the President to introduce his agenda for the coming year…
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The Constitution dictates that the President "...shall from time to time give to the Congress information of the State of the Union..." (Article II, Section 3) This requirement has evolved into the tradition of the annual State of the Union speech. In reality, what we do today is completely unneces…
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Yes. In the Constitution, an annual state of the union address is explicitly listed as one of the president's job duties.
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The number of people who watch the State of the Union address varies from year to year. Approximately 33.3 million people watched President Obama's State of the Union address at the beginning of his 2nd term in office.
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In Article II, Section 3 of the Constitution it states the presidents must from time to time address Congress and the nation about current conditions. He must also make suggestions to Congress, then judge the plans when needed.
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becasue on Tuesday there will be the primaries for Florida.
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At the end of his State of the Union: Gouverneur Morris (January 31, 1752 - November 6, 1816) was an American statesman who represented Pennsylvania in the Constitutional Convention of 1787 and was an author of large sections of the Constitution of the United States. He is widely credited as the au…
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Bill Clinton 89 minutes in 2000 http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/01/28/AR2010012800054.html
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There has been 92 State of Union address spoken by the presidents of the United States. That includes from George Washington to the last one given by Barack Obama.
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The message that the President presents to Congress each year became known as the State of the Union Address in 1947. Before that it was called the Annual Message to Congress.
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Every year in the month of January. Also, the president gives a speech to the congress in his first year in office which isn't usually called The State Of The Union.
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The State of the Union. Is an address from the president, usually intended on informing the public of what the leader is doing, such as his own opinion and how he would solve the problems at hand.
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Yes, it is. Article 2, Section 3 requires the president to ". . . from time to time give to the Congress Information of the State of the Union. . . "
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It's purpose is to give or give nowledge to the citizen of what is the country's state and the things the president want achieve in the next years. )
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The longest State of the Union address was by President Truman (1946). It was more than 25,000 words.
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To inform Congress and the American public what kind of shape the president feels our country is in and what he feels needs to be done about any problems he believes we have.
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They normally do it at the beginning of the year but the constitution says that they just need to inform everyone from time to time so it can be any time
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The State of the Union address is given annually. WHEN it is given can vary, although lately it has been given in late January or early February. For example: The 2010 State of the Union Address was given on 27 January 2010. The 2005 State of the Union Address was given on 02 February 2005. Note …
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The President of the United States gives a State of the Union Address so that we can sit and listen to all the things that he has done and is about to do, most of which we have no control over. HENCE, driving us all insane.
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UPDATED:watch and read the video and transcript below. click the related links. Pelosi and Reid Formally Invite President Obama to Address Congress Washington, D.C.-- Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid sent the following letter today to President Obama inviting him to addr…
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a) this constitution shall be the supreme law of the land b) the president shall be the commander in chief of the army and navy [c) congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion...] <--- d) all persons born or naturalized in the u.s are citizens
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Based on the US Constitution, the President must keep the nation informed about important matters. In recent history, this address is given in January of each year.
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State of the Union speeches are used periodically by the President to address the present affairs facing the United States directly to the American people. Reactions and approvals following these speeches are important points in tracking Presidential performance.
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February 24, 2009. watch the video and read the transcript below. click the related links
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Every January the President must give State of the Union Address.
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the purpose of the state of union address is i have no idea
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Nancy polosay and joe bidenThe Vice President and the speaker of the House (of Representatives). They are Currently Joe Biden(VP) and John Boehner (SOTHOR)
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Obama gave his State of the Union Address on January 27, 2011.
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it is important because it holds our rate in the country.
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by George Washington- January 8, 1790
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The Vice President and the Speaker of the House of Representatives
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it was held in the house of representatives in the cahmber of the u.s capitol
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The address is a carefully prepared statement of what the president thinks is important for Congress and the people to know. Any prepared statement made by the president is likely to be important- the president is an important part of how the government will operate and what it will do to deal with …
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He is not required by law to do so, but custom and precedent pretty well dictate that he do it. It is a great opportunity to speak to the nation and all of Congress to set out his program for the year as well as to review the state of the union. He is required by the Constitution to report to Congr…
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President Obama will deliver his second State of the Union address to a joint session of congress on Wednesday, January 27th (9pm EST).
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January 27, 2010 at 9 p.m. EST The State of the Union Address, President Barack Obama's first, will be given on Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at 9 p.m. eastern. President Obama's speech to Congress will be broadcast live on television as well as streamed live on whitehouse.gov. Background: When the…
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All the members of the United States Congress meet to hear the president's address. The Judicial Branch and Executive Branch leaders also attend.
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I don't think the date has been announced yet (12/2/09), but it generally comes during the week after the Martin Luther King, Jr. federal holiday -- most often on a Tuesday or Wednesday. . The MLK Holiday is Monday, January 18 in 2010, so the most likely days for the SOTU speech would be Tuesday, Ja…
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Wednesday, January 27, 9pm
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Obama , B. The White House, Office of the Press Secretary. (2011). Remarks by the president in state of union address Washington, D.C.: Retrieved from URL address.
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All the Constitution says is that he shall do so from "time to time". And it need not be a speech.
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A State of the Union address generally refers to any speech in which the President addresses the country as a whole.
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It is at 9pm EST on January 27th 2010.
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Members of Congress will select one of the Cabinet Members to be absent from the State of the Union Address in order for the Government to run continuously.
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In the 20th century, the State of the Union address has averaged about 5,000 words. The longest was President Truman's address in 1946, at more than 25,000 words.The shortest was President Washington's first address in 1790, at 833 words.President Obama's first address in 2010 was about 7,000 words.
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There is no rule on the exact day-- there is only the requirement that it be done.
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Which ever cabinet secretary does not attend
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www.paddypower.com is taking such wagers.Understand that there are arguments to be made in support of red or blue ties, and even green and yellow. One can rule out purple, orange, black, brown, white, and other such esoteric tie colors. And one can say that in general, it would be red or blue, mores…
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Personally, I would much rather be at Apple's announcement of the iPad. Much more exciting, not to mention optimistic!
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in 1965, by former president Lyndon B. Johnson
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According to US News, George Washington issued the shortest State of the Union message as far as the number of words in the message. The 1790 State of the Union contained 1,089 words.
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There is no set person. The Constitution requires that the President shall inform the Congress of the "state of the Union". It doesn't have to be a speech, and it doesn't have to be every year. The habit of the formal "state of the union" speech has come from television! About 20 years ago, the opp…
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When the President addresses a joint session of Congress, as he does in a State of the Union address, the event is held in the House of Representatives. The US Supreme Court justices sit in the front row, center section, directly in front of the President. During President Obama's first State of th…
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The justices attend the State-of-the-Union Address as a courtesy to the President and as representatives of the Judicial Branch of government. They are not required to attend, however. Only six justices were present for President Obama's first State-of-the-Union Address. Sometimes lack of attendanc…
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3 one in 2010, one in 2011, and one in 2012
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It is a speech he made
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Shaun Donovan, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. Hilary Clinton was also absent from the Address, as she was at a meeting in London. If all the attendees at the Address had been killed, she would have become President. However, since the public knew about this, another member of the Cabin…
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No, they're not required to attend; however, attendance is considered an important courtesy and sign of respect. Only six of the nine justices attended President Obama's first State-of-the-Union address. For more information, see Related Questions, below.
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Clarence Thomas was there. He shook Obama's hand when he came in.
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reform, education, innovation, job/unemployment rate, reserving energy.
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Not really. If the president has already served two terms the he or she cannot run again. If he or she believed they stood a good chance of winning then they are likely to run again. If, however, the party decided they would stand a better chance with another candidate then another candidate would …
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Justice Thomas didn't attend President Obama's first State of the Union address because, according to Thomas, the gatherings have become too partisan. In his February 3, 2010, New York Times article, "Justice Defends Ruling on Finance," Adam Liptak quoted Justice Thomas: "I don't go because it has…
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One is always left out in case an incident happens. It rotates each time.
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The State of the Union Address is given by the President of the United States, in the chamber of the United States House of Representatives.
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