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Watch: President Biden's State of the Union Address And The Republican Response

President Joe Biden, an older white man, speaks with his hands at chest height as he stands at a podium with an American flag behind him. Also behind him are Kamala Harris, a Black woman, and Nancy Pelosi, an older white woman, who are applauding.
President Biden delivers the State of the Union address as U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris (L) and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) look on last March.
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President Biden is delivering his State of the Union address on Tuesday night, a speech that is expected to highlight the strength of the economy and past legislative wins on infrastructure, semiconductors and climate funding.

While Biden will likely call for action on guns and policing, the divided Congress he'll be speaking to makes it exceedingly unlikely that big legislative bills will pass-- other than must-pass debt ceiling and funding bills.

He'll also address top foreign policy issues like Russia's war in Ukraine and the economic and national security threat posed by China — a threat underscored by the recent the Chinese surveillance balloon shot down by the U.S. over the Atlantic Ocean.

The address began at 6 p.m. PT/9 p.m. ET.

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NPR is also offering a special bilingual broadcast of the address — presented in a mix of both Spanish and English. You can listen and watch here.
Following Biden's address, Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders delivered the Republican response. Arizona Congressman Juan Ciscomani is also giving a Spanish-language response.

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