WH chair of Council Economic Advisors, Alan Kreuger, studied impact of raising minimum wage on employment. Some biz groups dispute findings.
Dorner is dead in the fire. The standoff is over.
MANHUNT, MEANWHILE: MT @KayCNN: CNN confirms via multiple sources: a dead body was pulled out of the burning house in Big Bear. #Dorner
RT @KayCNN: CNN confirms via multiple law enforcement sources: a dead body was pulled out of the burning house in Big Bear. #Dorner
RT @AliVelshi BREAKING: sources tell CNN the body pulled from a burning house in Big Bear is that of Christopher Dorner
Audacious speech -- very ambitious agenda, using fed govt to address problem after problem. #SOTU #CNN
State of the manhunt RT @andersoncooper Ex LAPD officer Dorner confirmed dead. Body removed from cabin
"When any American -- no matter where they live or what their party - are denied that right simply because they can't wait for five, six.."
RT @jonlovett: Unclear which will end first: President Obama's speech or the private screening of Top Gun playing in John Boehner's head.
Second reference to Obama's former presidential rival, Mitt Romney, comes when he announces a non-partisan commission to look into voting.
RT @DanaBashCNN: The limited electricity I felt before the speech started continues. Pretty low key here in the room
POTUS "our most fundamental right as citizens: the right to vote." #SOTU #CNN #stateoftheunion
For readers scanning Tweets below about ex-LAPD officer Christopher Dorner, tune to CNN's sister network HLN for continuing coverage. The president's State of the Union continues to air on CNN.
Obama says lawyers from his campaign and team Romney will work together to improve voting experience in future elections.
HEADS UP: If you are watching Kevin Spacey on Netflix right now and care about the gun debate, now's the time to switch to actual SOTU.
Obama pushes Congress on guns: "Each of these proposals deserves a vote." #CNN #SOTU #RTFacts
Romney gets two mentions tonight.
Thank God we can at least agree on that Michelle Obama & Jill Biden have done a great job in their work w/military families.
Agree with POTUS that we deserve a vote on common sense gun safety laws. agree? #SOTU2013
Powerful: "Gabby Giffords deserves a vote. The families of Newtown deserve a vote. The families of Aurora deserve a vote..." #SOTU #CNN
Obama on victims of gun violence and family members in attendance at #SOTU: "They deserve a vote."
The limited electricity I felt before the speech started continues. Pretty low key here in the room
Looking forward to Marco Rubio response, hard to believe President Obamas news ideas will not add a single dime, a single dime!
Obama: Pendletons, Gabby Giffords, famliies of Newtown, Aurora, Tucson, others affected by gun violence "deserve a vote." #SOTU #RTFacts
RT @daveweigel Nugent did not react to any of the gun talk. #StateOfTheNugent
Like it or not, Obama's preacher moment w/"they deserve a vote", on gun policy, was quite powerful
Off topic but is anyone else noticing how much Biden is blinking? #SOTU
"They deserve a vote." Brilliant. Thank you, Mr. President. #CNN #SOTU
RT @TheDemocrats: "As Americans, we all share the same proud title: We are citizens." #SOTU
"@CnsrvtvGrl: @ChrisCuomo Do the green ribbons mean sycophants? #SOTU san
THE END. One hour exactly.
Aha, re Biden "@aparnaa_s It's his scratched cornea I think... his eye is super bloodshot."
APPLAUSE: I counted 82 breaks, but was v. subjective. Some were pretty wussy applause interruptions.