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John Celock

States Split On Key Obama Plan

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

State lawmakers' reactions to President Barack Obama's announcement Tuesday night of a new bipartisan voting commission split along party lines. Th...

Rush Slams Obama's 'Bold-Faced Lies'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

Despite saying he "really liked" parts of President Barack Obama's 2013 State of the Union address, conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh criticized w...

Advancing the State of the Union: More Than Just the President's Job

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics
Rev. Al Sharpton

Movements begin in our own homes -- they don't come from the White House. If we want to see real substantive change in our lives and in society, then each and every one of us has to make it happen, period.

Best Lines From Obama's SOTU Speech

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union in front of a joint session of congress and honored guests as the world watched from home on T...

Bravo Mr. President, Now Let's Get This Done!

Ana Garcia-Ashley | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics
Ana Garcia-Ashley

President Barack Obama gave his State of the Union address to the people of the United States of America, while the entire world watched. As a Gamaliel-trained organizer, the President knows how to unite people around American values of caring for our neighbors.

What Did Obama and Rubio Agree on Last Night?

Mark Edwards | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics
Mark Edwards

Let's agree that partisan bickering can be set aside in 2013 in order to address the critical broken rungs on the ladder of opportunity. Both parties agree that change needs to happen; it is time to raise Opportunity Scores in all 50 states as private sector and nonprofit leaders are already doing.

SOTU, TPP, TAFTA -- WTF?

Lori Wallach | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics
Lori Wallach

Did you notice the two rabid skunks President Obama unleashed at the State of the Union picnic?

Eleazar David Melendez

Bankers Giddy After SOTU Speech

HuffingtonPost.com | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 02.13.2013 | Business

President Barack Obama’s failure to mention financial reform during Tuesday night’s State of the Union address is a disappointing setback that sho...

What It Is Like to Design for Michelle Obama

Alexis Bittar | Posted 04.15.2013 | Style
Alexis Bittar

I was in a mood of "What's it all about, Alfie" when I started to receive a string of texts, from friends, that Michelle Obama was wearing my pin at the State of the Union address.

Did the 2016 Republican Primary Season Begin Last Night?

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

If Paul and Rubio's speeches are any indication of where the Republican Party is heading, it looks like the 2016 nominating season will be more substantive than 2012.

What You Don't Know About Voting Reform...

Matthew Segal | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics
Matthew Segal

President Obama has now used his election night victory, Inauguration, and State of the Union address to highlight the injustice of long voting lines and voter suppression in America. The question is now what?

Luke Johnson

Obama's State Of The Union Call Has Popular Support

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 02.14.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON -- A wide majority of Americans support President Barack Obama's call to take action on climate change, according to polling released by th...

Janell Ross

New York Immigrants Watch State Of The Union, Hope Congress Really Heard Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 02.13.2013 | Latino Voices

NEW YORK -- On Tuesdays inside the Make the Road office in Jackson Heights in the New York City borough of Queens, Lorenzo Montenegro usually needs hi...

PHOTO: McCain, Schumer, Graham's State Of The Union Moment

Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

State of the Union addresses sometimes -- sometimes! -- bring out those rare bipartisan moments in Washington. A photo captured at Tuesday appears to ...

Rubio: 'I Don't Think A Minimum Wage Law Works'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), who gave the Republican response to the State of The Union Tuesday, came out in opposition to minimum wage laws Wednesday, ...

WATCH: Obama State Of The Union 2013 Video

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union address on Tuesday. The speech was given in front of a joint session of Congress, with many wa...

WATCH: Obama Gives State Of The Union Address

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama gave his annual State of the Union address Tuesday night in front of a joint session of Congress. Obama touched on issues li...

Watch State Of The Union 2013

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama gave his annual State of the Union address Tuesday night. Obama touched on issues like immigration and the economy in the ad...

WATCH: Obama Gives 2013 State Of The Union

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama gave his 2013 State of the Union address on Tuesday. Obama spoke in front of a joint session of Congress, with many watching...

WATCH: Obama, Kirk Exchange Exploding Fist Bump

Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

Moments before taking the podium and giving his State of the Union address on Tuesday night, President Barack Obama did something that sparked an Inte...

Obama Calls For Raising Minimum Wage

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama wants an increase in the minimum hourly wage from the current $7.25 to $9 by the end of 2015. Obama also proposes...

Amanda Terkel

Minimum Wage Increase Central To Obama's Plan For 'Thriving Middle Class'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Tuesday night laid out a vision for a society in which everyone has a fair shot at a decent education, adequat...

State Of The Union Emotion Of The Night

Howard Fineman | Posted 04.14.2013 | Politics
Howard Fineman

President Barack Obama laid out a detailed progressive agenda, a recitation that some pundits panned, but that early polls showed the public liked.

Paul Echoes Infamous Romney Line In Tea Party Response

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) gave the Tea Party rebuttal to President Obama's State of the Union address on Tuesday evening, warning against the dangers of ...

Ryan Grim

Obama Pledges Unilateral Action On Climate Change

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama Tuesday night pledged that if Congress refuses to take action to stem climate change, his administration would ac...