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Follow the State of the Union with Sunlight Live

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When President Barack Obama makes his second State of the Union address tonight at 9 p.m. ET, tune into sunlightlive.com to watch the speech with real-time reporting and context. Using our award-winning Sunlight Live platform, we'll be live blogging the president's speech and the responses by Reps. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and Michelle Bachmann, R-Minn.

In addition to Sunlight reporters, our live blog will feature reporters from CQ Roll Call, the National Journal, the Center for Public Integrity and the Huffington Post.

Alongside the live video stream and blog, Sunlight Live features what we like to call ...

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Financial reform moves to Senate vote

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After a second procedural vote this afternoon, the Senate was able to shut down debate on S. 3217, Restoring American Financial Stability. Exactly three-fifths of the senate, including 3 Republicans, voted in favor of the motion, which passed 60-40. Two Democrats voted no.

It is likely that the final vote on the bill will be as early as tomorrow.

The newly elected senator from Massachusetts, Scott Brown, joined the two Republican Senators from Maine, Olympia Snowe and Susan Collins, in delivering yes votes. In a statement, Brown said he was assured by Sen. Reid, D-Nev., that “the issues related to ...

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