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Undeterred by the big losses his party suffered in November, the president challenged the new majority Republicans to turn the page on the economic recession and embrace "middle-class economics."
Renee Montagne talks to Colorado Republican Sen. Cory Gardner for his take on President Obama's State of the Union Speech.
A study suggests Illinois' gigantic budget hole may be much deeper than previously thought. And that leaves that state's new Republican governor with the difficult task of having to fix it fast.
David Greene talks to Democratic Rep. Yvette Clarke of New York. She is the vice chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, and offers reaction to President Obama's State of the Union address.
Our Planet Money team has a story about a man who realized at the time, that he was the only person in the world with his job. It was a job selling something, almost no one wanted.
It was announced that the Huangpu District's Communist Party secretary, government chief, police chief and deputy police chief were fired and 7 other officials were demoted or otherwise disciplined.