U.S. Constitution, Article II, Section 3:
[The President] shall from time to time give to the Congress information of the state of the union, and recommend to their consideration such measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient …
(Over time, it seems, "such measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient" has evolved into "such measures as polls shall judge likely to provide a bump in his sagging approval ratings.")
Here's the transcript of last night's State of the Union address.
So anyway, what'd you think?