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2013 State of the Union

Joy Resmovits

Can Obama Deliver On His Big Preschool Promise? | Joy Resmovits | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

Just one day after President Barack Obama unveiled hisbig promise to America's smallest children, both advocates and allies are raising major question...

Boehner Stays Seated During Big Moments

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.14.2013 | Politics

There were many standing ovations during President Barack Obama's 2013 State of the Union address on Tuesday, but few from House Speaker John Boehner....

President Obama -- Get Tough on Corporate Welfare

Ralph Nader | Posted 04.14.2013 | Business
Ralph Nader

There are hundreds of programs in existence that directly or indirectly provide billions of dollars of taxpayer money to corporations. Tonight the president should say he is getting tough on welfare -- corporate welfare.

Their Legacy Paved the Way

Roslyn M. Brock | Posted 04.14.2013 | Black Voices
Roslyn M. Brock

Even as our nation's first black president prepares to give his State of the Union Address, there is still significant work to be done on several fronts to achieve the equality that our founders envisioned.

Say It, Mr. President

Ethan Nadelmann | Posted 04.14.2013 | Crime
Ethan Nadelmann

I firmly believe that at some point during his second administration President Obama is going to address the issue of mass incarceration in America. What I fear is that he is going to wait so long, and ultimately do so with such caution, as to minimize his potential impact.

Smart Suggestions for Obama's State of the Union Speech

Bill Moyers | Posted 04.13.2013 | Politics
Bill Moyers

We're all stakeholders in President Obama's vision for our future. So, in our latest "Group Think", we asked a diverse group of writers, activists and academics to write their own hoped-for parts of President Obama's speech.

Frustrated Obama Reportedly Threatened To Blame Republicans

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama was reportedly so frustrated with House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) during fiscal cliff negotiations this week, he threatened...