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December 5th, 2013
03:43 PM ET

SOTU Scoop

By Tracey Webb

Get your daily scoop of what State of the Union is watching today, December 5, 2013.

1. Fixing the GOP's women problem. Burned in the last election cycle by candidates who made insensitive remarks regarding women, Republicans are taking no chances in 2014. The National Republican Congressional Committee is schooling aides to GOP lawmakers about to how talk to female candidates and constituents on the campaign trail. House Speaker John Boehner is also on the case. "Well I'm trying to get them to be a little bit more sensitive," Boehner said. "You know, you look around the Congress, there are a lot more females in the Democratic Congress than the Republican Congress. And some of our members just aren't as sensitive as they ought to be."

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