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SOTU Scoop
March 27th, 2014
03:39 PM ET

SOTU Scoop

Get your daily scoop of what State of the Union is watching today, March 27, 2014

1. The Pope and the President. President Obama and Pope Francis had their first face-to-face meeting Wednesday at the Vatican. The world leaders posed for pictures and exchanged gifts. "It's a great honor and I'm a great admirer so it's wonderful to be here," the President told the Pope. The meeting was meant to focus on issues where the two men agree, such as addressing income inequality and immigration reform. But the Roman Catholic Church remains at odds with the Obama administration over its support of abortion rights, same-sex marriage and the contraception coverage requirement in the Affordable Care Act.