Former presidential speechwriters David Frum and David Kusnet join The Cycle to talk about the daunting task ahead of President Obama as he tries to convince the American people that the state of the union is continually strong. watch
When President Obama delivers the State of the Union Tuesday night, he will outline ideas that have been months in the making. The speech is typically the most watched presidential address of the year – 33 million viewers caught it live in 2014 – yet many people may not realize how much goes into the big night.
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As part of the administration’s effort to reach out to young Americans, President Obama will be underscoring the message of his State of the Union address Thursday by getting grilled by some of today’s most influential voices: three Youtube stars. Neha... watch
President Obama is set to unveil a major higher education plan at his State of the Union address. Matt Segal, co-founder of ATTN, joins to talk about his the plan is going to resonate with young people. watch
As President Obama and his team prepare for Tuesday’s State of the Union, the threats from abroad could pose challenges when it comes to celebrating the president’s achievements. Don Baer, former speechwriter for President Clinton, discusses. watch
NBC News' Chris Jansing and Daniel Benjamin, former State Department counter-terrorism coordinator, join The Cycle to discuss the additional resources being allocated to fight ISIS, including additional troops to train Syrian rebels. watch