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  1. reading the signs
    Last Night, D.C. Got a New Power UniformFinally, a visual shorthand for women in politics.
  2. hot shot
    The Women of Congress Are Wearing White to Trump’s SOTU As an Act of SolidarityThey gave speeches on gender equality while dressed to honor the suffragettes.
  3. politics
    Nancy Pelosi Has Officially Outplayed Donald TrumpShe won the battle of the State of the Union.
  4. state of the uniom
    Donald Trump Breaks Record for Agonizingly Slow TalkingHe delivered the slowest State of the Union speech in at least half a century.
  5. The Best Reactions to Trump’s First State of the UnionNancy Pelosi is not impressed.
  6. state of the uniom
    Joe Kennedy Debuts Shiny-Lip Look at SOTU ResponseIs that Glossier?
  7. Joe Kennedy Pulls Off Rare Feat: A SOTU Response That’s Actually GoodThe congressman’s Obama-esque speech would’ve been impressive, even if expectations hadn’t been lowered by years of awkward responses.
  8. sotu
    The First Lady’s SOTU Guest List(We’re talking about Michelle Obama’s box.)
  9. motherhood
    Can We Solve Our Child-Care Problem?The State of the Union is just the start.
  10. mattress girl
    Emma Sulkowicz Was ‘Let Down’ by Obama SOTU SpeechThe Columbia student famous for carrying a mattress was disappointed there was no mention of sexual violence.
  11. Why Obama’s ‘Middle-Class Economics’ Sounds FamiliarHas he really helped that aggrieved, thinned-out constituency? 
  12. Bobby Jindal Shares Early Entry for Stupidest SOTU TweetWe’re pretty sure he knows how to spell you’re.
  13. early and awkward
    Saving Seats for the State of the UnionIt’s not allowed. But members of Congress do it anyway.
  14. the war on women
    State of the Women: The GOP’s Tired Solution to Its Woman ProblemIn Cathy McMorris Rodgers’s State of the Union response, we saw the same thing we’ve been seeing for years.
  15. you don't understand this is an alaia
    Report: Michelle Obama Wore Alaïa to the State of the UnionGreen!
  16. cheek by jowl
    The State of the Union vs. the Oscar Noms: How Different Were They?The two biggest things that happened yesterday go head-to-head.
  17. fish funny
    Who Doesn’t Love a Salmon Joke?The President’s next stop: A Catskills comedy revue!