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Obama State of the Union Address 2011

Our Path to a Clean Energy Future

Maggie Fox | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Maggie Fox

In this State of the Union address, much of the President's attention was rightly focused on economic growth. That's why the President was correct to call for investment in clean energy.

The State of the Union Address Is Over Now the Real Fight Begins

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

After the State of the Union, the real battleground is the political war that the GOP intends to wage against the Obama administration to hack away at federal programs.

Sam Stein

Obama Doubles Down On His Agenda, Piece By Piece | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Obama's second official State of the Union address presented the country with a broad vision of governance in an age of divide...

Howard Fineman

Love Train In The House! | Howard Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Obama is a boxing fan. So he knows that he did a clinch Tuesday night. How did the president do this? Well, he capitalized on the obvious opportunity in the aftermath of Tucson to call for peace. He honored the rise of a Republican-led House by delivering the most pro-business speech a Democrat has given, since, well, that a Democrat has given. If the measure of success is the number of times he forced Speaker of the House Boehner to clap, the speech was a raging winner.

Republicans Urge Obama To Join In Cutting Spending

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The nation faces a crushing burden of debt and is on course for an economic disaster without dramatic action to wrestle the budget ...

State Of The Union 2011: Live Updates

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Pleading for unity in a newly divided government, President Barack Obama implored Democratic and Republican lawmakers to rally behind hi...