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GOP, Democratic strategists analyze President Obama’s final State of the Union




President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill.
President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill.
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Tuesday night marked the last time that Barack Obama gave the annual State of the Union address as President of the United States.

Among the highlights from the speech were the president’s decision to hand control of finding the cure for cancer to Vice President Joe Biden and his sharing of what he says is one of his biggest regrets from being in office: that he couldn’t ease simmering tension between Republicans and Democrats.

For more analysis of the State of the Union and a full transcript of the speech, click here.

Guests:

John Feehery, Republican strategist and President of Quinn Gillespie Communications; he’s also a columnist for The Hill

Bill Burton, Managing director at the Los Angeles office of the public affairs agency SKDKnickerbocker and former deputy White House press secretary in the Obama Administration. He tweets from @billburton