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NBC News and MSNBC Confirm SOTU Coverage


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NBC News and MSNBC will feature live coverage and real-time analysis of President Donald Trump’s 2020 State of the Union address and the Democratic response from Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday, February 4th.

NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt and TODAY co-anchor and NBC News chief legal correspondent Savannah Guthrie, joined by Meet the Press moderator and NBC News political director Chuck Todd and NBC News chief foreign affairs correspondent and senior Washington correspondent Andrea Mitchell, will lead network coverage live from Washington, D.C. starting at 9 p.m. ET.

Additional correspondents, reporters and contributors will provide the latest reporting and analysis, including NBC News Capitol Hill correspondent Kasie Hunt and NBC News chief White House correspondent Hallie Jackson from Capitol Hill, and NBC News White House correspondent Kristen Welker from the White House.

Plus, ahead of the address on Tuesday, Lester Holt will anchor a special edition of NBC Nightly News live from Washington, D.C. The next morning, Savannah Guthrie will also anchor TODAY from the Nation’s Capital.

Rachel Maddow, host of The Rachel Maddow Show, Brian Williams, host of The 11th Hour and Nicolle Wallace, host of Deadline: White House, will lead MSNBC’s special coverage of the State of the Union Address beginning at 8 p.m. ET, from the NBC News World Headquarters in New York City.
MSNBC’s live in-depth analysis of the president’s address continues with coverage following the address at 11 p.m. ET until 2 a.m. ET.

NBCNews.com will livestream the address in its entirety. An audio-only version will be available live via TuneIn. MSNBC.com will provide analysis from MSNBC’s panel of anchors and experts throughout the night.

NBC News Now will kick off its special coverage of the address at 8 p.m. with a pre-address special followed by the NBC News Special Report led by Lester Holt and Savannah Guthrie of the address and Democratic response.

NBCNews.com will also provide comprehensive coverage of the State of the Union address by a team of NBC News Digital politics reporters. In addition to real-time coverage, key articles include: What to Watch For by Jonathan Allen ahead of the address, and analysis by NBC News Digital White House reporter Shannon Pettypiece along with highlights, the full address transcript, the Democratic response and 2020 reactions by NBC News Digital writer Alex Seitz-Wald and national political reporter Sahil Kapur.