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President Obama taking questions online for follow-up webcast next week

January 26, 2010 |  2:11 pm

ObamaFollowing the start of President Obama's State of the Union address Wednesday at 6 p.m. PST, you'll be able to go to a Google website and submit questions or shoot a YouTube video with your inquiry.

Obama will hold an online-only event next week from the White House to address the responses. The event, which doesn't currently have a date or time, can be streamed from the White House website and yes, the new iPhone app too.

To collect text submissions, the White House is using the same platform, called Google Moderator, that it used for Obama's town hall meetings. It allows users to submit and vote on their favorite entries.

If we learned anything from the town halls, we can expect a bevy of stoners flocking to the Web to ask questions about legalizing marijuana.

-- Mark Milian

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