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Watch Video JUDY WOODRUFF: In just a few hours, the president goes before Congress and the country, laying out his view of the state of the union at the start of a new year. He spent this day putting finishing touches on many of the proposals he...
Video by SpaceVids.tv The same night President Barack Obama emphasized a “re-energized space program,” an unmanned Atlas V rocket launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida with a Navy communications satellite on board. Despite some minor...
Update: 9:22 p.m. ET – The full text of the Republican response, as provided, is pasted below this article. WASHINGTON — After President Obama delivers the State of the Union, Republicans who won control of congress during the midterm...
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...
As expected, President Obama outlined his proposal to offer two years of free community college tuition for students, first detailed two weeks ago in Tennessee. Or as he put it in the speech, “to lower the cost of community college — to...
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...