6 a.m. ET, Jan. 28: Here's our live-blogging of last night's State of the Union. And here's a place to offer your thoughts on what was said. Feel free to join the discussion in the comments thread (our original post follows):

By Mark Memmott

For minute-by-minute coverage of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, the Republican response and related news tonight, click the "play" button in the box below and our updates should flow in automatically.

You'll also have a chance to submit comments and questions in that player before and after the address (we'll put them on "hold" during the speeches to make it easier to follow the news of what's said).

Of course, there are many ways to follow the 9 p.m. ET address. NPR member stations will be broadcasting it (click here to find a station near you). It will be streamed on NPR.org. It's being televised on the major networks and cable news channels. And, the White House plans to webcast it here.

After the address and Republican response, NPR will be broadcasting a live national call-in show, hosted by Neal Conan. It's scheduled to start at 11 p.m. ET and will also be streamed by NPR.org.

Again, just click "play" in this box to follow the news. Thanks for joining us:


categories: Government, National News, Obama Administration, Politics

7:30 - January 27, 2010