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Satya Nadella (R), CEO of Microsoft, shakes hands with U.S. President Barack Obama after Obama spoke at a Champions of Change event at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building April 16, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)closemore
Satya Nadella (R), CEO of Microsoft, shakes hands with U.S. President Barack Obama after Obama spoke at a Champions of Change event at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building April 16, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella will be attending tonight's State of the Union address as a special guest of the White House. He will also be the only tech industry figure present. Microsoft has been a longtime advocate for technology education, one of the topics the president plans to highlight in an effort to open doors to more high-paying tech jobs.

But since his inauguration, Obama's record with technology and the industry has been mixed, most notably with the Edward Snowden revelations and Healthcare.gov.

Dawn Chmielewski of Re/code joins Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson for a look back at the Obama administration's relationship with tech.

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