State of the Union: What you Might Have Missed

(CBS/ AP)
Here are a few things you might not have seen in President Obama's State of the Union address:

•When the president said he'd be open to suggestions from either party on health reform, House Republican Leader John Boehner jumped up and raised his hand.

•On Energy, Republicans stood and clapped when Mr. Obama backed nuclear energy and oil drilling. But only Democrats did so on a bill to combat global warming.

•A literal handful of lawmakers clapped when the president mentioned his spending freeze. And there was widespread laughter when he said it wouldn't hurt programs during these tough economic times because it wouldn't take effect until next year.

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Bob Fuss is a CBS Radio News Capitol Hill correspondent.
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