All three flip-flopped
"Harry Reid was against (the nuclear option) before he was for it. Mitch McConnell was for it before he was against it. President Obama was against it before he was for it."
Actually, presidents are likelier to lose ground after speech
Poll results from the past 35 years show that State of the Union speeches "do not move" presidential approval numbers.
— PolitiFact National
Progress on GDP growth and income, but stubborn problems on jobs
"Barack Obama is in an economy that's only worsened since he's been president of the United States."
On the most recent two polls, he's right
Obama's approval numbers 'are in the low 40s.'
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