President Barack Obama delivers his State Of The Union address tonight at 9PM before a joint session of Congress. Watch the speech live and see instant reaction.

President Obama stands ready to begin State of the Union address (CNN)

He is expected to focus on the economy and job creation in tonight's address while announcing the withdrawal of 34,000 U.S. troops from Afghanistan within the next year.

Another major theme of the speech will be the President's gun control proposed gun control measures with a number of gun violence victims attending as guests of the  president and members of Congress.