State of the Union
11:59 am
Mon February 11, 2013

State of the Union

Tuesday, February 12, President Obama will deliver his State of the Union address, the first address of his second term on WEMU. You can listen in on the coverage here on 89.1 FM (or online) and follow the live-blog in real time, below. 

Tuesday, February 12, President Obama will deliver his State of the Union address, the first address of his second term. The President is expected to expand on his proposals for new immigration and gun laws as well as budget and tax policy. Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) will give the Republican response. WEMU will carry NPR's live coverage of the address starting at 9pm. Melissa Block will host, joined in the studio by NPR National Political Correspondent Mara Liasson and Senior Washington Editor Ron Elving. The special coverage will augmented with reporting and reaction from NPR correspondents Tamara Keith on the hill as well as policy reporters, including David Welna on the federal budget, Julie Rovner on health, Tom Bowman on defense, and Elizabeth Shogren on climate, as well as analysis of the speeches from NPR correspondents and outside contributors