Story 1 – Worldview analysis of the State of the Union Address

A Call for ‘Smarter Government’ to Act, New York Times (Mark Landler)

How the Union’s State Got So ‘Strong’ New York Times (Binyamin Appelbaum)

State of the Union: Explaining some of the key details, USA Today (Kelly Kennedy, et al)

Story 2 – Very personal responses from Marco Rubio and Rand Paul

Sen. Marco Rubio’s Response to Obama’s State of the Union Address, TIME

Full Text of Rand Paul’s Tea Party Response to State of the Union, US News & World Report