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State of the Union

Watch President Obama's remarks above and learn more below.

21st Century Economy  |  Working Families  |  Leading Abroad

President Obama will deliver his final State of the Union address on January 12, 2016 at 9 p.m. ET. More information to come.

Stay Engaged

Join Obama administration officials for our 2nd annual virtual Big Block of Cheese Day. Trust us, it's gonna be gouda.

We're Not Finished Yet

A Better Politics

President Obama: There is not a liberal America or a conservative America—but a United States of America.

"I still believe that we are one people. I still believe that together, we can do great things, even when the odds are long." —Obama #SOTU

10:01 PM - 20 Jan 2015

If you need quality, affordable health care -- or if you know someone who does -- enter your name and we'll send you more information.

President Obama launched My Brother's Keeper to ensure that all young people, including boys and young men of color, can reach their full potential.

Leading Abroad

"We continue to reject offensive stereotypes of Muslims—the vast majority of whom share our commitment to peace." —President Obama #SOTU

9:56 PM - 20 Jan 2015

 Act On Climate

President Obama on why American leadership must drive international action to protect our planet.

Help protect our planet for generations to come. Add your name to join the team that's taking action:

21st Century Economy

America’s resurgence is real. Add your name to get the latest facts and news on our economy.

"We can use that money to help more families pay for child care and send their kids to college." —Obama #SOTU</p>

9:42 PM - 20 Jan 2015


POTUS Just Announced a New Precision Medicine Initiative

Precision medicine is an emerging approach to treating illnesses that takes into account a patient’s individual genetic make-up as well as molecular subtypes of diseases to improve the chances of successful treatment.

"To every CEO in America...if you want somebody who’s going to get the job done, and get it done right, #HireAVeteran." —Obama #SOTU

9:35 PM - 20 Jan 2015

Free Community College

President Obama is proposing a bold new plan to raise the quality and lower the cost of community college—to zero.

Every American deserves access to a good education. Add your name if you agree:

21st Century Families

President Obama's fighting to protect the middle class. Add your name to learn more about his plan for the economy:

What Health Care Means:

Astrid M

"I am a wife and mother to 2 young children, ages 6 & 10. I am recovering and alive because I had insurance." Read Astrid's story.

April W

"Without you and your Affordable Care Act, I would now be nearly $24,000 in debt with no way to pay for it." 
Read April's story.

"Instead, we’ve seen the fastest economic growth in over a decade, our deficits cut by two-thirds" —Obama #SOTU</p>

9:21 PM - 20 Jan 2015
Rebekah Erler
Meet Rebekah Erler

Last March, Rebekah Erler wrote the President about the increasing costs of raising a family. The President spent a day with her in Minnesota.

"Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans" —President Obama. Watch → #SOTU

9:10 PM - 20 Jan 2015
Your Memo to the President: Received.

We asked and you answered. The memo you wrote has been submitted, and President Obama wrote you a note in response. 

The Road to the State of the Union

The State of the Union is Tuesday

President Obama sat down to chat about Americans who have written him and preview his State of the Union.

On the Road to the State of the Union

State of the Union 2014

Senior Advisor Dan Pfeiffer puts out some "SOTU Spoilers" ahead of the big speech on January 20.

President Obama announced new steps to help more Americans access #BetterBroadband.

An open Internet is essential to our economy — which is why the President asked the FCC to keep the Internet open and free.

Learn more about the President's plan.

Because of the President's recent actions, nearly 5 million undocumented immigrants could come out of the shadows.

The Affordable Care Act Works — Just Ask Marla

Marla with President Obama

Because of the Affordable Care Act, Marla and her husband were finally able to get quality, affordable health insurance.

Read Marla's full story here.

Ways to Engage

The best place to watch President Obama's State of the Union address on Tuesday is #SOTU

5:13 PM - 17 Jan 2015

Being Biden

Vice President Joe Biden recounts his experience with past State of the Union addresses.

President Obama will discuss policies laid out in his speech and answer your questions Thursday, Jan. 22.

The First Lady's Box Seats

First Lady Michelle Obama

Extraordinary Americans who exemplify the themes and ideals laid out in the President’s address attend the event as guests of the First Lady.

Americans from across the country receive a phone call inviting them to sit in the First Lady's box at the 2015 State of the Union Address.