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Barack Obama State of the Union

Where Did Nikki Haley Go Wrong?

Rick Horowitz | Posted 01.16.2016 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

A Tea Party star's State of the Union response ticks off the far right. More than once.

Obama Didn't Mention Deportation Raid Rift In State Of The Union

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 01.12.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's (basically nonexistent) comments on immigration during his final State of the Union address left out at least o...

How The State Of The Union Missed The Mark On Ferguson And Racial Politics

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 01.21.2015 | Black Voices

Last night's State of the Union address was largely celebrated for invoking issues plaguing minority groups, but to some, the speech served as a "miss...

Barack Obama Gets #YesWeTan Trending With Tan Suit Prank

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 01.20.2015 | Style

We assumed that Barack Obama hung up this tan suit for good after Twitter made a mockery of his outfit during a major press conference on foreign poli...

The Very Real Women's Issues That The President Needs To Address

The Huffington Post | Amanda Duberman | Posted 01.20.2015 | Women

As the president lays the groundwork for his seventh State Of The Union address tonight, January 20, a new video highlights the pressing issues facing...

Kress Now Lobbying for Pre-K... Testing

Jason Stanford | Posted 04.15.2014 | Education
Jason Stanford

Using tablet computers to measure a 4-year-old's social and emotional development -- and then applying those scientifically untested results to a teacher's job security -- is an invitation to corrupt the entire public school experience.

Joy Resmovits

Why Did Obama Wait 6 Months To Fill This Key Position?

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 07.30.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- More than six months after President Barack Obama announced a major initiative to expand preschool, the U.S. Education Department has fill...

Joy Resmovits

New Plan For High Schools

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 06.07.2013 | Politics

In his 2013 State of the Union Address, President Barack Obama promised to bring America's high schools into the future. "I'm announcing a new chal...

Joy Resmovits

New Plan For High Schools

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 06.07.2013 | Politics

In his 2013 State of the Union Address, President Barack Obama promised to bring America's high schools into the future. "I'm announcing a new chal...

Oak Creek Massacre: Before a Vote, We Deserve Representation

Amit S. Bagga | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics
Amit S. Bagga

Our identities as Americans will not be given legitimacy -- or quite literally, airtime -- and we will thus continue to remain faceless victims of yet another tragedy chalked up only to gun violence and not also to hatred and ignorance.

Obama To Reveal Key Plan During State Of The Union

Reuters | Posted 04.12.2013 | Politics

* Addressing "kitchen-table worries" of Americans * New spending could face stiff Republican opposition By Jeff Mason an...

Be the Change You Want to See: Join #BarackTalk

Biko Baker | Posted 03.25.2012 | Black Voices
Biko Baker

Tuned out. Impatient. Apathetic. The mainstream media uses these adjectives when describing the millennial generation. America's talking heads seem convinced that the nation's youngest voters have given up on shaping their own futures. They're missing the point.

Cain To Deliver Tea Party Response To State Of The Union

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.19.2012 | Politics

Herman Cain will deliver the Tea Party's response to President Obama's State of the Union address on Tuesday, January 24. "Herman Cain has been a s...

SOTU Quotables: The Best Lines From The Address

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama stood before a joint session of Congress Tuesday night and delivered his second State of the Union address. Below is a sampling...