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What to expect from Biden during State of the Union 2022


President Joe Biden will deliver his first State of the Union address March 1 to a country divided on a few key issues. There are ongoing concerns over the government’s response to COVID-19 pandemic. While protection measures – like mask mandates – relax and cases drop in many parts of the country, deaths continue. Russia’s attack on Ukraine is escalating. A new major climate report, released a day before, is an indictment on global leadership’s inaction to address the crisis. Voters are worried about rising inflation, and according to the latest PBS NewsHour-NPR-Marist poll, a majority of Americans – 56 percent – said Biden’s first year in office has been a failure.

The PBS NewsHour’s Nicole Ellis talked with congressional correspondent Lisa Desjardins about the State of the Union tradition,what this moment means for Biden, specific challenges he’s faced and what voters are feeling.

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