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Behind The Scenes Things You Did Not See Watching The State Of The Union

There was a fake glowing fireplace.

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6. Some members of congress wait AN ENTIRE DAY in the House Chamber just to get a good seat.

This is Rep. Eliot Engel. He sat in the House Chamber the whole day just to get a good seat. "I have been doing this since H.W. Bush," he said. "People back at home like seeing you on TV." According to Engel, about a dozen members do this.

Saving seats eight hours before the speech!

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