14 Memorable State of the Union moments

POSTED: 09:28 AM PST Feb 12, 2013    UPDATED: 12:00 AM PST Jan 31, 2014 

As President Barack Obama prepares to deliver his State of the Union address Tuesday night, look back at some of the memorable moments in State of the Union addresses through the years.

State of Union - Bush 2003
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2003: Bush's 16 Words -- President George W. Bush outlines his justification for invading Iraq, uttering 16 words that would later come back to haunt him. Bush claims that, "the British government has learned that Saddam Hussein recently sought significant quantities of uranium from Africa." The accuracy of those words would be debated for years, and launched a Justice Department investigation after a covert CIA agent was outed.


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