How long was that State of the Union speech?
At 71 minutes, President Obama's State of the Union address Wednesday ranks among the longest such speeches in the last 45 years. Following is a list of the longest States of the Union, according to the University of California Santa Barbara's American Presidency Project:
2000 (Clinton): 89 minutes
1995 (Clinton): 85 minutes
1999 (Clinton): 78 minutes
1998 (Clinton): 76 minutes
1967 (Johnson): 71 minutes
2010 (Obama): 71 minutes
January 27, 2010; 10:57 PM ET
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