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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...
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...