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My First State of the Union Address

As an aspiring political correspondent, there are many big moments to cover. Election nights. Congressional Hearings. Inaugurations. State of the Union addresses. For me, this week was a huge step forward in my professional career. I will never forget covering my first SOTU. And while my beloved Eagles may not play until Sunday, Tuesday was my Super Bowl. After weeks of planning, reaching out to Congressional offices, getting rejected, finally getting interview confirmations, the time had finally come. I was off on a train to Washington with my photographer/producer extraordinaire Ben for three days of State of the Union coverage from Washington. Our first day, we set out to meet the CNN New

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