As COVID restrictions ease, the full Congress is invited to attend State of the Union

February 17, 2022 - 5:54pm EST
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For President Biden's 2021 address to Congress, attendance was capped at about 20%. This year's shift reflects the federal government's push to get closer to some form of normalcy.

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Biden mistakenly called out for the Indiana Republican who died in a car crash in August. She had cosponsored a bill to fund the conference. The White House has not responded to a request for comment.

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