Daily Signal - Meet 18 VIPs in the Audience for the State of the Union

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Jan. 12, 2016

Good morning from the nation's capital, where a schoolteacher took her fight against the unions to the Supreme Court. Melissa Quinn got an interview. Tonight, President Obama is set to give his final State of the Union address. The lucky few with guest tickets reflect issues of the day, and we've got prime examples. We'll also tell you about the female governor giving the Republican response. Thousands of other Americans, meanwhile, could be considered criminals for not registering their drones.

News

Meet 18 VIPs in the Audience for the State of the Union

Guests include a 4-year-old, the mom of a Navy SEAL killed during the Benghazi attacks, the co-founder of Black Lives Matter, a college president who criticized students during the protests in the fall, and family members of veterans.

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News

This California Teacher Is Taking On Unions

"It's time to put our country and kids above the rights of our unions," says Rebecca Friedrichs, a public school teacher for 28 years whose case against the California Teachers Association went to the Supreme Court Monday.

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News

Indiana Ponders Revoking Business Licenses From Employers Who Hire Illegal Immigrants

State Sen. Mike Delph said he introduced the bill to strip financial incentives from employers "who profit off of illegal immigration."

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Commentary

New Drone Registry Means Thousands of Americans Could Be Prosecuted as Felons

If found guilty of not registering a drone weighing more than 0.55 pounds, you face three years' imprisonment with possible civil fines of $27,500 and criminal sanctions of $250,000.

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News

29 Facts About Nikki Haley, Who Will Give the GOP Response to the State of the Union

She started her first job at the age of 13, where she kept books and did taxes for her family's clothing store.

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News

Obama Has Used the Word 'Freedom' Less Often Than Any President Since Harding

And more facts from a 2015 analysis of over 200 State of the Union speeches delivered in our country's history.

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