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President Obama's Address to a Joint Session of Congress

President Obama will address a joint session of Congress to talk about the economy and his jobs creation plan. NPR will provide live, anchored coverage of his remarks.

Michele Norris will host this news special. She will be joined in the studio by an NPR White House Correspondent as well as an NPR Congressional Correspondent by Capitol Hill.

Please note: This news special will replace the 7 p.m. hour of NPR's All Things Considered, which normally airs during this time.


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