Over at sister site TVNewser, Adweek TV/media editor Chris Ariens has put together a comprehensive list of the networks, along with the anchors and commentators, who will cover President Obama’s final State of the Union address tonight at 9 p.m. ET.
As you watch this last address, here’s an interesting figure to munch on, from NPR’s Danielle Kurtzleben: 39.4 percent. That represents the portion of SOTU requests, since 1965, that have ended up as legislation passed by Congress, according to political scientists Alison Howard and Donna Hoffman.
President Obama’s success rate, at 31.2 percent, is lower than the average. Most successful persuasive powers? That goes to President Lyndon Johnson, who had a 52.9 percent success rate.