Reminder of What to Watch for During State of the Union 2013

For those who are curious what will be most important in this year's SOTU address, here's the concise list - and don't worry, there will be plenty of live updates and analysis to follow if you're into that kind of thing (if not, there will be a short list following the address).

 

1. The sequester - How do we avoid automatic spending cuts that have been likened to "budgeting with a meat cleaver."

2. Immigration - What do we do about immigration and those here unlawfully?

3. Gun Control - Shall we change the laws regarding guns and ownership?

4. Jobs - How do we get people back to work?

5. The Environment - With all the crazy weather this past year, what the heck is going on and how do we deal with it?

 

Don't worry, there are plenty more topics too so don't feel bad if yours wasn't mentioned. Just follow along to see all the latest updates!

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Alex Rausch

Alex is a graduate of the University of Kansas with degrees in both Journalism (Strategic Communications) and Political Science. He tends to lean/is a liberal and has been a part of numerous campaigns and worked in the Kansas legislature (as, what Kansans would consider, a crazy liberal) for multiple years. His favorite subjects to write about include education, entrepreneurship, social parity, the far east, law and civil rights. Alex believes that the right answers and best answers are not always the most appealing, but tends to be an optimist in most of what he does. When not writing for PolicyMic, he focuses on building his own businesses from the ground up, meeting new people, helping create ways for citizens to be active in their local political discussions and catching the latest episodes of "Futurama" or "The Walking Dead."

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