Congressman invites father of SEAL killed at Benghazi to SOTU

The guests list for the State of the Union speech is going to have some interesting characters. President and Mrs. Obama will have these and others sitting in the House gallery watching the proceedings: Carlos Arredondo and Jeff Bauman of Boston, both of whom survived the Boston Marathon bombing and were captured in an iconic photograph showing a cowboy-hatted Arredondo rushing Bauman to safety. Gary Bird, the Moore, Okla., fire chief instrumental in search and rescue efforts after a deadly tornado hit his town Jason Collins, a professional basketball player who became the first male active player in a major professional team sport to announce he is gay Joey Hudy, the Arizona teenage creator of the "extreme marshmallow cannon" that was featured at the White House Science Fair and tested by Obama Kathy Hollowell-Makle, the District of Columbia public school's teacher of the year last year The Hill reports on some of Michelle Obama's choices: An immigration activist who...(Read Full Post)