(Recorded Tuesday, Jan. 30, before President Trump’s State of the Union address.)

According to Salena Zito, the State of the Union Tuesday is bigger than Super Bowl Sunday. Most probably wouldn’t agree, but joining Zito this week is a man who undoubtedly does. Paul Sracic, chairman of the Department of Politics at Youngstown University, joins Mainstreet Meets the Beltway this week to go over the history behind the annual State of the Union address and the theatrics involved.