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The Green Party will host a livestream broadcast of President Obama's 2016 State of the Union address with Green guest commentary, Tuesday, Jan. 12
• Featuring interviews with Green candidates; viewers invited to participate in the chat during the broadcast
• When: Tuesday, Jan. 12, 9:00 pm ET, 6:00 pm PT
• Where: http://www.youtube.com/user/GreenPartyVideos/live
• Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/USGreenPartyonLivestream
WASHINGTON, DC -- The Green Party will host a broadcast of President Obama's 2016 State of the Union speech on Tuesday, Jan. 12, featuring interviews with Green candidates for the U.S. Senate and House and an online chat on the Green Party's Livestream channel on YouTube.com (http://www.youtube.com/user/GreenPartyVideos/live).
The State of the Union broadcast, which begins at 9:00 pm ET, will be aired on the livestream page. A chat box for the discussion will be on the screen next to the live State of the Union video.
Among the guests on hand to comment on the President's speech:
• Shamako Noble, candidate for U.S. Senate in California (http://shamako4senate.com)
• Margaret Flowers, candidate for U.S. Senate in Maryland (http://www.flowersforsenate.org)
• Arn Menconi, candidate for U.S. Senate in Colorado (http://arnmenconi.com)
• Matt Funiciello, candidate for U.S. House in New York, 21st Congressional District (http://mattfunicielloforcongress.org)
• Joe DeMare, candidate for U.S. Senate in Ohio (http://www.joedemareforagreenfuture.org)
• Joe Manchik, candidate for U.S. House in Ohio, 12th Congressional District (https://www.facebook.com/manchikengineering)
More guests will be announced soon. The show will be hosted by Andrea Mérida, co-chair of the Green Party of the United States and organizer of the party's Latinx Caucus (http://www.gp.org/caucuses_affinity_groups#latinx).
Viewers are encouraged to contribute questions for the guests, online by chat or by phone. The guests will be on the broadcast via remote webcam on Skype.
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