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State of the Union 2014: Time? Date? What to Expect?

The speech will take place Tuesday night at 9 p.m.


President Barack Obama will be giving his 2014 State of the Union Address tonight.

Obama’s fifth State of the Union address will star at 9:00 p.m. ET.

Viewers have multiple options for how they want to watch the State of the Union Address. The speech will be streamed online to Facebook (FB), Google+ and Google’s (GOOG) YouTube. The White House’s website will also be streaming the speech. Those who can’t stream can keep up with the speech with posts on Facebook, Twitter (TWTR) and through emails.

CNN plans to start its coverage of the State of the Union address at 7:00 p.m. ET.

Viewers of the speech can expect to hear the President talk about his willingness to act on his own. He is also expected to announce an executive order that will raise minimum wage for new federal contracts from $7.25 to $10.10. The President will put a focus on executive actions and how they will lead to success in the country. Obama is also expected to talk about the country’s recovery from the recession, reports the Huffington Post.

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