What It's Really Like to Be at the State of the Union in 18 Tweets

A behind-the-scenes look at one of the biggest nights in Washington.

There's lots of preparation involved, from Senate pages to TV crews who camp out all day.

ABC journalists also shared what they saw leading up to the speech.

ABC Digital Producer Benjamin Bell met up with Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Illinois, to to get his take on the speech.

The question was in reference to members of Congress like Rep. Eliot Engel, D-New York, who stake out seats hours in advance to get a good seat.

Folks even shared pictures of the activity after the speech.