Obama's State of the Union ratings the lowest in 15 years

January 21, 2015 10:39 PM

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President Obama had his lowest viewership yet for his latest State of the Union address. In fact, this is the lowest viewership for a State of the Union speech in 15 years.

Nielsen says 31.7 million viewers tuned in Tuesday evening to watch the president announce his 2015 agenda. But that’s down 5 percent from last year, which in turn was down 12 percent from 2013. If you go back to Obama’s first address in 2009, the most recent speech represents a 40 percent drop. The...

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