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Biden takes his State of the Union message to 2024 battlegrounds, starting in Philly

Biden is heading to battleground Pennsylvania to build off his momentum from the State of the Union, kicking off a major ramp-up in his reelection campaign.
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President Joe Biden speaks at a campaign event in Philadelphia, on March 8, 2024.
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Biden’s State of the Union speech was an ‘effort to reassure Democrats’: Page

The Powerhouse Roundtable breaks down the latest news on “This Week.”
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VIDEO: Biden’s State of the Union speech was an ‘effort to reassure Democrats’: Page
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Buttigieg calls out Sen. Katie Britt's misleading use of sex abuse victim's story

Pete Buttigieg on Sunday called out Sen. Katie Britt's misleading use of a sex trafficking victim's story to attack Biden in her response to his State of the Union
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In this Dec. 19, 2023, file photo, Pete Buttigieg, US transportation secretary, speaks during a news conference at Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) in Arlington, Virginia.
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Breakdown of Biden's State of the Union

ABC News’ Deputy Political Director Averi Harper and ABC White House correspondent MaryAlice Parks bring us a closer look at the top political headlines this week.
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VIDEO: Breakdown of Biden's State of the Union
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Biden proposes billionaire's tax, aid for homebuyers. Here's what experts think.

Biden vowed to raise taxes on the wealthy and help the middle class.
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President Joe Biden delivers the State of the Union address in the House Chamber in Washington, Mar. 7, 2024.
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VP Harris reacts to the State of the Union address

ABC News' chief White House correspondent Mary Bruce spoke with the vice president Friday, ahead of her trip to Pennsylvania.
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VIDEO: VP Harris reacts to the State of the Union address
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Rep. Jayapal on the State of the Union

Democratic Rep. Pramila Jayapal of Washington reacts to the president’s State of the Union address.
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VIDEO: Rep. Jayapal on the State of the Union
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Former presidential speechwriter shares behind-the-scenes State of the Union insight

ABC News’ Linsey Davis spoke with former Obama speechwriter Terry Szuplat about the process of crafting the best State of the Union address.
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Former presidential speechwriter Terry Szuplat speaks to ABC News' Linsey Davis on ABC News on March 7, 2024.
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Highlights of Biden’s State of the Union address

Republican strategist Tricia McLaughlin and former national political director for Hillary Clinton Amanda Renteria break down the highlights of the President Joe Biden's State of the Union speech.
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VIDEO: Highlights of Biden’s State of the Union address
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Biden takes on Republicans as he gears up for general election

President Joe Biden is taking his State of the Union message on the road as he campaigns in Pennsylvania Friday.
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VIDEO: Biden takes on Republicans as he gears up for general election
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Biden uses State of the Union address to appeal to skeptical voters, jumpstart campaign

President Joe Biden never mentioned former President Donald Trump by name, but pitted his message directly against Trump and tussled with Republican rivals during his address on Thursday night.
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VIDEO: Biden uses State of the Union address to appeal to skeptical voters, jumpstart campaign
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GOP reaction to State of the Union address

House Speaker Mike Johnson asked his party for decorum and civility during the address, but Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene continually booed President Joe Biden, calling him a liar.
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VIDEO: GOP reaction to State of the Union address
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Biden confronts Trump, age in speech-turned-rally State of the Union: ANALYSIS

He referred to his "predecessor" repeatedly, although not by name.
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President Joe Biden delivers the State of the Union address in the House Chamber in Washington, Mar. 7, 2024.
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Father of Marine killed in 2021 attack at Kabul airport arrested at SOTU

The father of a Marine who was killed at Afghanistan's Kabul airport in 2021 was arrested by U.S. Capitol Police officers for disrupting the State of the Union address.
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A demonstrator shouts as US President Joe Biden, not pictured, speaks during a State of the Union address at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, US, on Thursday, March 7, 2024. (Photographer: Shawn Thew/EPA/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
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Biden faces high election-year stakes in State of the Union address: ANALYSIS

President Joe Biden will face one of his biggest audiences of the year Thursday when he delivers his third State of the Union address.
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President Joe Biden speaks to Congress during his State of The Union address on February 7, 2023 in Washington, DC.
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Biden's State of the Union address: Key moments

President Joe Biden delivered his third State of the Union address Thursday night, touching on abortion rights, the Israel-Hamas war, the economy and the upcoming presidential election.
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President Joe Biden delivered his third State of the Union address Thursday night, touching on abortion rights, the Israel-Hamas war, the economy and the upcoming presidential election.
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Biden pushes agenda to a divided Congress in State of the Union

President Joe Biden addressed several major topics including reproductive rights and the Israel-Hamas conflict in his crucial election year speech.
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VIDEO:  Biden pushes agenda to a divided Congress in State of the Union
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Biden vows to 'protect and strengthen' Social Security

"If anyone here tries to cut Social Security or Medicare or raise the retirement age, I will stop you," Biden said to applause.
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"If anyone here tries to cut Social Security or Medicare or raise the retirement age, I will stop you," Biden said to applause.
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Biden calls out conservative Supreme Court justices on reproductive rights

Biden briefly called out the Supreme Court's conservative-leaning justices over the loss of constitutional abortion protections.
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Biden briefly called out the Supreme Court's conservative-leaning justices over the loss of constitutional abortion protections.
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Marjorie Taylor Greene interrupts Biden over Laken Riley's murder

President Joe Biden addressed the murder of a Georgia nursing student that Republicans have cited during criticism of his border policies.
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President Joe Biden holds up a Laken Riley button as he delivers the State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress at the U.S. Capitol, Mar. 7, 2024, in Washington.
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5 of the biggest moments from Biden's State of the Union speech

Biden’s State of the Union was filled with Democratic applause, Republican jeers and some notable moments as he sought to make the case for a second term over Trump
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President Joe Biden delivers the State of the Union address in the House Chamber of the US Capitol, in Washington, D.C., on March 7, 2024.
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Read President Biden's State of the Union address as written

President Joe Biden gave a State of the Union address on Thursday night: Read his remarks as prepared, but some elements were changed live
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President Joe Biden delivers the State of the Union address in Washington, Mar. 7, 2024.
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ABC News' roundtable discusses Biden's State of the Union address

President Joe Biden covered a variety of topics, including American jobs, gun violence and Gaza.
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VIDEO:  ABC News' roundtable discusses Biden's State of the Union address
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Sen. Katie Britt gives Republican response to Biden's State of the Union

The senator from Alabama fiercely criticized Biden's border policy and inflation.
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VIDEO: Sen. Katie Britt gives Republican response to Biden's State of the Union
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Biden addresses his age at the conclusion of his State of the Union address

"The issue facing our nation isn't how old we are, it's how old our ideas are," Biden remarked.
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video: Biden addresses his age at the conclusion of his State of the Union address
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Sister of Uvalde shooting victim looks on as Biden calls for gun reform

In his State of the Union address, Biden reiterated his call for Congress to enact stricter gun reform, including banning high-capacity magazines and assault rifles.
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VIDEO:
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Biden calls out China's 'unfair' economic practices

The president said in his State of the Union address that he wants "competition with China, not conflict".
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VIDEO: Biden calls out China's 'unfair' economic practices
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Biden officially announces emergency mission to build temporary pier off Gaza coast

A temporary pier will enable a massive increase in the amount of humanitarian assistance getting into Gaza, the president said.
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video: Biden officially announces emergency mission to build temporary pier off Gaza coast
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With Alabama IVF patient in attendance, Biden highlights reproductive care

Latorya Beasley was supposed to have an embryo transfer three days ago. On Thursday, the Alabama resident attended the State of the Union with the First Lady.
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Maria Shriver, Kate Cox and Latorya Beasley (R) of Alabama sit in the House chamber before President Joe Biden delivers his State of the Union address in Washington, Mar. 7, 2024.
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Biden, Democrats' SOTU guests spotlight reproductive rights fight

House Democrats have invited 28 advocates for reproductive rights to President Joe Biden's State of the Union address on Thursday night.
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Rep. Katherine Clark speaks during a news conference held by members of the Pro-Choice Caucus and Democratic Women's Caucus at the U.S. Capitol, on March 7, 2024, in Washington, D.C.
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Biden calls out conservatives for not allowing vote on border bill

Biden told Republicans, "we owe it to the American people to get this bill done. We need to act now."
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video:  Biden calls out conservatives for striking down border bill
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Biden calls for more tax reform on billionaires

The president called for big corporations and the very wealthy to to pay their "fair share."
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VIDEO: Biden calls for more tax reform on billionaires
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Biden highlights drug pricing reform in SOTU speech

"With a law I proposed and signed and not one Republican voted for we finally beat Big Pharma," Biden touted.
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VIDEO:
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Biden shares historic job growth numbers

President Biden, in his State of the Union address, discusses how the landscape of importing and exporting has changed for American jobs.
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VIDEO: Biden shares the historic job growth numbers
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Biden touts economic rebound

Biden highlighted the positive numbers on unemployment, job growth and inflation in his State of the Union address.
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VIDEO: Biden touts economic rebound
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Biden promises to restore Roe. v. Wade if re-elected

Biden discussed the importance of IVF and restoring the Roe v. Wade decision, stating, "send me a congress that supports the right to choose."
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VIDEO: Biden promises to restore Roe. v. Wade if re-elected
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President Biden to lay out 2024 goals amid divided Congress

President Joe Biden is set to push forward his agenda amid a divided Congress as he heads into an election year.
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VIDEO: President Biden to lay out 2024 goals amid divided Congress
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Biden calls on Congress to continue aid to Ukraine

The president warned that "freedom and democracy under assault" both "at home and overseas at the very same time," pushing for aid to Ukraine as it works to fight off Russia's invasion
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VIDEO: Biden calls on Congress to continue aide to Ukraine
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Biden reiterates that the integrity of democracy is at stake in 2024 election

Referencing the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, Biden said, "Political violence has absolutely no place, no place in America."
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VIDEO: Biden reiterates that the integrity of democracy is at stake in 2024 election
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State of the Union address expected to add another chapter of political theater

The Panel discusses several theatrical moments spawned from inside the Capitol during the State of the Union in years past.
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VIDEO: State of the Union address expected to add another chapter of political theater
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Progressive caucus chair Jayapal hopes Biden calls for cease-fire in Gaza during SOTU

Ahead of President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address, Rep. Pramila Jayapal said she hopes the president will call for a cease-fire in Gaza during his speech.
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Rep. Pramila Jayapa attends a news conference on ongoing border negotiations outside the Capitol, Jan. 18, 2024.
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Biden's next State of the Union address could be his last

President Biden is scheduled to give his final State of the Union address of his first presidential term. It will be his last before the general election.
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VIDEO: Biden's next State of the Union address could be his last
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Alabama's first woman Senator to give GOP rebuttal to Biden's State of the Union

GOP Sen. Katie Britt (R-Ala.) has been tapped to deliver the party's response to President Joe Biden's highly anticipated speech.
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VIDEO: Alabama's first woman Senator to give GOP rebuttal to Biden's State of the Union
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Biden prepares for likely last State of the Union address before election

ABC News Live discusses all things State of the Union. White House comms director Ben LaBolt joins the Big Story. Plus, our panel looks back at some memorable moments in past speeches.
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VIDEO: Biden prepares for likely last State of the Union address before election
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Biden to address state of Israel-Hamas war

Rep. Brad Schneider (D-Ill.) and Abby Polin, aunt of an American hostage in Gaza, join ABC News Live.
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VIDEO: Biden to address state of Israel-Hamas war
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Immigration, border security standoff backdrop for State of the Union

How President Biden addresses the key issue could define this election year.
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President Joe Biden greets US Border Patrol agents as he visits the US-Mexico border in Brownsville, Texas, on Feb. 29, 2024.
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Biden to deliver State of the Union

President Joe Biden is set to give the State of the Union address at a critical moment as the 2024 election heats up.
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VIDEO: Biden to deliver State of the Union
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Preview of Biden’s State of the Union address

President Joe Biden is expected to focus on the economy, eliminating student debt, increased taxes for corporations and billionaires, as well as plans for continued rebound from COVID-19 pandemic.
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VIDEO: Preview of Biden’s State of the Union address
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In SOTU, Biden to focus on efforts to reduce Americans' cost of living: White House

Amid low polling and voter frustration with inflation, the SOTU address is a chance for Biden to persuade Americans he's working to lower their cost of living.
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Stuart Dryden reaches for a store-label cream cheese at a grocery store , Feb. 21, 2024, in Arlington, Va.
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White House announces guest list for State of the Union

The White House on Thursday announced the guests that will be seated in first lady Jill Biden's box at President Joe Biden's State of the Union address.
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First Lady Jill Biden arrives to the House Chamber for U.S. President Joe Biden's State of the Union address in the U.S. Capitol, Feb. 7, 2023, in Washington.