That Washington

State of the Union Guests: Who Are Our Lawmakers Inviting?

Washington's Democratic congressional delegates are sending a message.

02/05/2019 By Hayat Norimine

That Washington

Jayapal on the State of the Union: We're the Reason It's Strong

The congresswoman boycotted President Trump's speech to attend the State of Our Union at the National Press Club instead.

01/30/2018 By Hayat Norimine

White House

Jayapal Will Boycott Trump's State of the Union

Seattle's congressional representative boycotted Trump's inauguration last year.

01/16/2018 By Hayat Norimine


The Last Line #3: Framing the Republicans

Suddenly, the Democrats control the debate.

01/31/2014 By Josh Feit

The C Is for Crank

McMorris Rodgers on Babies and Bootstraps

Cathy McMorris Rodgers' response to Obama's State of the Union was myopic, anecdotal, and shockingly self-centered.

01/29/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Isn't It Weird That

Isn't It Weird That ...

Some weird things we noticed about the State of the Union.

01/28/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

The C Is for Crank

What I Hope Obama Addresses Tonight

What I hope Obama addresses in his State of the Union address tonight.

01/28/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

The C is for Crank

What Obama Didn't Mention

What Obama didn't say in his State of the Union speech on Tuesday.

01/26/2012 By Erica C. Barnett


Watch the State of the Union at Kate’s Pub or Cafe Presse

A third alternative: Stay home and play a drinking game. Esquire has a good one.