Three Branches: Laws in Action

Agenda Setting

As it turns out, you are an idea in the head of the U.S. President.  He proposes you in his yearly State of the Union address.  In this speech every year, the President sets the agenda for the nation. That means he proposes new ideas just like you to be considered by Congress that year.

Pictured to the right is President Barack Obama delivering his State of the Union address in 2010.


Response Question: 

When is the State of the Union address usually given? Look at the link for help.

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