2013 State of the Union Address: A PBS NewsHour Special Report
Tuesday, February 12 at 9:00 p.m.
President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address -- the first of his second term in office.
The State of the Union is the annual address presented by the President of the United States to the U.S. Congress. The address not only reports on the condition of the nation but also allows presidents to outline their legislative agenda (for which they need the cooperation of Congress) and their national priorities.