onight, President Obama will address Congress and the nation in his fourth State of the Union address, which is set to begin at 9 p.m. EST. If you won't be in front of a television — and even if you will be — be sure to follow along via social media. Here's how:
Before the speech:
At 7:30 p.m., chat live with White House reporter Paul Brandus on The Week's Facebook page. He'll give you the lowdown on what to expect from tonight's address.
During the speech:
On Twitter, subscribe to @TheWeek's list of key political players, which includes both reporters and politicians who will be tweeting about the address. Separately, you'll want to follow the hashtag #SOTU.
Follow the White House on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and on YouTube, where the address will stream live. According to the White House blog, they're rolling out a new tool called Citizen Response that allows users to easily select a passage from the address and share it on social media.
After the speech:
And share your thoughts about the address with us on Twitter.
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