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2012 State of the Union: Behind the Scenes

Get a behind the scenes look at the making of the 2012 State of the Union Address

We're just hours away from the time when President Obama will head to the Capitol to give this year's State of the Union address, and the speech is close to done. If you want to know what goes into making the State of the Union, check out our new behind-the-scenes video.

Find out how you can talk to Obama Administration officials about the President’s plan
Watch the enhanced version of the 2012 State of the Union Address
Read the full transcript of President Obama's 2012 State of the Union Address
Read President Obama’s Blueprint for an America that is built to last
Take a deep dive into the data behind the President’s plan
Photo Gallery: Scenes from the State of the Union
Interactive Feature: Who Joined the First Lady for the Speech?