Obama To Push For New Spending In State Of The Union

01/22/2011 10:03 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • DAMIAN PALETTA, JONATHAN WEISMAN and LAURA MECKLER Wall Street Journal

President Barack Obama will call for new government spending on infrastructure, education and research in his State of the Union address Tuesday, sharpening his response to Republicans in Congress who are demanding deep budget cuts, people familiar with the speech said.

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