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2014 State of the Union "Open for Questions"

Following the State of the Union Address, administration officials will take questions on key issue areas addressed in the President's speech submitted by the public on social media during a State of the Union "Open for Questions".

On Tuesday, January 28th at 9:00 p.m. ET, President Obama will deliver his annual State of the Union Address to the nation. Once again, we will live stream an enhanced version of the speech featuring graphics, data and stats that highlight the issues the President will lay out for the upcoming year. You can also watch that broadcast on FacebookYouTube and our Google+ page. But the speech is just the beginning…

Immediately following the address, we’ll stream a live “Open for Questions” event from the White House on You'll have the chance to ask your questions and hear from a panel of senior White House advisors. You can post questions now, and during the speech on Twitter, Vine, Instagram, Google+ and Facebook using the hashtag #SOTUChat. We'll also answer questions from an in-person audience of White House Social participants.

Here's the full line up:

  • Josh Earnest, Principal Deputy Press Secretary (@JEarnest44)
  • Roberto Rodriguez, Special Assistant to the President for Education Policy
  • Betsey Stevenson, member of President Obama's Council of Economic Advisors (@CEABetsey)
  • Dan Utech, Director for Energy and Climate Change (@Utech44)
  • Christen Young, Domestic Policy Council
  • Marlon Marshall, Principal Deputy Director of Public Engagement

We hope you can join us!

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