Face the Nation 2016 diary, January 12: The State of the Union

In the January 12 episode of the "Face the Nation" diary, moderator John Dickerson discusses how Washington is preparing for President Obama's final State of the Union address as the 2016 election rolls on
In the January 12 episode of the "Face the Na... 06:12

Welcome to the "Face the Nation" 2016 diary - a recurring feature that will bring you the latest news and analysis on the 2016 election from CBS News political director and "Face the Nation" moderator John Dickerson.

In the January 12 episode of the diary, Dickerson discusses how House Speaker Paul Ryan is preparing for President Obama's final State of the Union address, and whether the address will be able to break through the clamor of the 2016 election.

Previous diary entries:

January 11: Candidates campaign in South Carolina

January 8: Candidates head to GOP anti-poverty summit

January 6: Trump takes on Cruz's Canadian birth

January 5: Where to send candidates in the home stretch?

January 4: Donald Trump's first television ad