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Here's an interactive look at the topics President Trump covered in his State of the Union address Tuesday, compared to last year's address and his first-year speech before Congress.

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Data: Analysis of the State of the Union and Joint Session speeches. Get the data; Analysis by Chris Canipe, Lazaro Gamio, Harry Stevens and Andrew Witherspoon/Axios

The big picture: Trump's speech this year was heavy on foreign policy, warnings about illegal immigration, and the need for his border wall. But he also talked about ways to find common ground on domestic policy, like passing an infrastructure bill, lowering prescription drug prices, and eliminating the HIV epidemic in 10 years.

About the data: We looked at the prepared text of this year' State of the Union and compared it to the transcripts from last year's speech and the 2017 joint session address. We categorized the subject of each sentence and color-coded them accordingly. You can see the underlying data for this visualization here.

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Biden's pick to lead major banking regulator drops out

Saule Omarova, nominee for Comptroller of the Currency, at a confirmation hearing on Nov. 18. Photo: Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images

President Biden's pick to head one of the country's most powerful banking regulators is dropping out of consideration for the post, according to a statement from Biden that accepted the withdrawal.

Why it matters: Saule Omarova, nominated to lead the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, faced a tough path to confirmation — with opposition from Republicans and moderate Democrats.

Judge temporarily blocks Biden vaccine mandate for federal contractors

President Biden delivers remarks at the White House on Dec. 6 in Washington, D.C. Photo: Chip Somodevilla via Getty Images

A federal judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked President Biden's vaccine mandate for federal contractors nationwide.

Why it matters: It's the latest setback in the Biden administration's rollout of COVID vaccine requirements. Federal judges in two states temporarily barred the administration from enforcing mandates for millions of workers last week.

Biden threatens Putin

Photo: Kremlin Press Office/Handout/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

In a video call that lasted for just over two hours on Tuesday, President Biden warned Russian President Vladimir Putin that if Russia invades Ukraine the U.S. will impose unprecedented sanctions and provide additional weaponry to the Ukrainians, national security adviser Jake Sullivan said.

Why it matters: Russia's military activity on the border with Ukraine has triggered alarms from the U.S. and its European allies of a potential large-scale Russian invasion in early 2022. Sullivan said Biden made clear to Putin that, "things we did not do in 2014, we are prepared to do now."

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