By Tracey Webb Follow @WebbWriterguru
Get your daily scoop of what State of the Union is watching today, December 20, 2013.
1. Goodbye to a horrible year. Before heading off to Hawaii for Christmas vacation, President Obama held his final news conference of 2013. The first question out of the gate was whether this has been the worst year of his presidency. In a nutshell, the President said he may be down, but not out. "A lot of our initiatives in Congress have not moved forward as rapidly as I would like. I completely understand that. Which means that I'm going to keep at it," Obama said.