Networks Plan State of the Union Coverage1/24/2012 12:35 PM Eastern
President Obama will deliver his third State of the Union address on Tuesday evening and the broadcast and cable news networks have planned stacked coverage of the speech and the Republican response, which will be given by Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels.
All the cable news networks will carry the speech. Segment leader Fox News Channel'scoverage will feature Brett Baier, reporting from Washington. Brit Hume, Charles Krauthammer and AB Stoddard will also join the broadcast.
CNN, which will have Anderson Cooper leading its post-address analysis with a special 90-minute live edition of Anderson Cooper 360, starting at 10:30 p.m.
On MSNBC, Rachel Maddow will anchor a live special report from 8- p.m-11 p.m. She will be joined by fellow network hosts Chris Matthews, Rev. Al Sharpton, Ed Schultz and Lawrence O'Donnell, with a special edition of The Ed Show following the State of the Union coverage at 11 p.m.