On Monday, Chicago welcomed its first new mayor in more than two decades. Rahm Emanuel is usually the man behind the man. But somewhere between the children’s choir, poetry and diverse blessings, it became clear Mayor Emanuel was the main event.
Crafting a speech that sounds less like a series of talking points and more like a vision of the future falls on the shoulders of speechwriters. So what is the perfect mix for Tuesday night's State of the Union address?