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Remarks of President Barack Obama — As Prepared for Delivery Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans: RELATED CONTENTSee all of the NewsHour's State of the Union coverage We are fifteen years into this new...
In Tuesday’s State of the Union address, President Barack Obama celebrated “middle-class economics” and laid out a series of additional proposals to ensure the working class is included in the economic recovery. Most significant among...
No challenge poses a greater threat to future generations than climate change, President Obama said in Tuesday’s State of the Union address. “I’ve heard some folks try to dodge the evidence by saying they’re not scientists; that we don...
The White House bent over backwards to make this the most approachable and shareable state of the union yet. Minutes before it was delivered, the president’s speech was made available to the public online. While you may have followed along...
Democratic members of congress applaud President Barack Obama as he delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress. Photo by Larry Downing/Reuters WASHINGTON — Refusing to bend to the new Republican Congress, President...
President Barack Obama told the nation and the world on Tuesday that his country “reserves the right to act unilaterally” to pursue and thwart terrorists. He called upon Congress to authorize the use of force against the Islamic State...