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See how Obama drove the social media discussion during the State of the Union

Andrew Prokop is a senior politics correspondent at Vox, covering the White House, elections, and political scandals and investigations. He’s worked at Vox since the site’s launch in 2014, and before that, he worked as a research assistant at the New Yorker’s Washington, DC, bureau.

During the State of the Union, President Obama tried to set the agenda for the country. So, courtesy of Nicolas Belmonte and Simon Rogers, here's an interactive visualization of how he drove the conversation on Twitter.

On top, you can see how when Obama moved to a certain topic, the twitter discussion followed. And as you scroll down and highlight a paragraph of the speech in yellow, you can look at the map to the right to see which states are tweeting the most about it. Take a look:

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