Family of American held in North Korea to attend State of the Union speech

January 28, 2014 4:35 PM

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The family of Kenneth Bae, an American businessman imprisoned in North Korea since 2012, will attend President Obama's State of the Union address as the guests of two congressmen.

Reps. Rick Larsen (D-Wash.) and Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) said they invited Bae's mother, Myunghee Bae, and sister, Terri Chung, to hear the president speak in the House chamber Tuesday night. Bae, a married father of three, is from Lynnwood, Wash., although he was living in China at the time he was a...

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