Obama to honor Gov. Beshear in State of the Union; Ky. Governor heads to DC [View all]
In a salute to his controversial decision to implement "Obamacare" in Kentucky, Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear will attend President Barack Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night, seated with First Lady Michelle Obama in the U.S. House gallery.
"It's an honor that I never expected," Beshear told WHAS11, "but we're both thrilled with it."
Kentucky First Lady Jane Beshear will also attend the speech yet will not be seated in the Mrs. Obama's box.