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State of the Union Viewership

During his seventh and final State of the Union address tonight, Obama is likely to focus on his legacy as President and the unfinished business that remains rather than give the standard laundry list of policy goals. The speech will also undoubtedly affect the candidates running for office in 2016 by drawing certain issues into the national spotlight.

Below are visualizations showing statistics on number of words used, average reading difficulty, average length of speech, and viewership for past State of the Union addresses

State of the Union Viewership

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Words per State of the
Union Address

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Average Reading Level of State of the Unions

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