President Barack Obama drew some unexpected applause during Tuesday night's State of the Union address following a line he has often repeated since his 2012 re-election.
"I have no more campaigns to run," Obama said.
The comment sparked a round of applause from Republicans in the audience, drawing the attention of Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio). The president smiled in response and ad-libbed, "I know, because I won both of them."
That remark drew even more applause, only this time from the Democratic side of the aisle.
Republicans, on the other hand, were quick to criticize Obama for conveniently ignoring the results of the 2014 election -- which handed Republicans control of Congress by large margins.
"True to form, the President in his State of the Union speech is more interested in politics than in leadership," former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney wrote on Facebook. "More intent on winning elections than on winning progress, he ignores the fact that the country has elected a Congress that favors smaller government and lower taxes."