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State of the Union 2012

When And Where To Watch The State Of The Union Address

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama will deliver his State of the Union speech on Tuesday, January 24, 2012 at 9 p.m. EST. The event is expected to last at least a...

Jennifer Bendery

State Of The Union Address: Obama's Pivot Into Campaign Mode | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will deliver a State of the Union address on Tuesday night built on the message that everyone deserves a fair sho...

Joy Resmovits

State Of The Union Will Stress College Affordability Despite Limited Leverage | Joy Resmovits | Posted 03.09.2012 | Education

On the eve of President Barack Obama's third State of the Union address, education experts expect the president's address to hit on college affordabil...

Amanda Terkel

Union Targeting Mitch Daniels With Ad During SOTU | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A labor union is using Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels' (R) high-profile speech on Tuesday night to remind viewers of the governor's change o...

The "State" of the Union? How About a "Vision" Instead?

Todd Brewster | Posted 03.24.2012 | Politics
Todd Brewster

Why should the one moment each year when the president has the attention of the Congress and the rest of the nation be squandered on trivialities and partisan chest-thumping?

Gingrich and Romney Offer the Same Tired Energy Policies

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 03.24.2012 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

They will criticize Obama's clean energy programs and sprinkle in fossil fuel buzzwords like Keystone and drilling. But their complaints can't cover the fact that they have no fresh ideas, no innovation, and no groundbreaking vision for America's energy future.

State of the Union: Small Businesses Can Expect More of Obama's Failed Promises

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 03.24.2012 | Politics
Lloyd Chapman

President Obama is one of the most anti-small business presidents in U.S. history and his policies have devastated the middle class economy. His policies have forced millions of small businesses to close their doors and millions more people to lose their jobs.

GOP Congressman Plans Boycott Of State Of The Union Address

Posted 01.23.2012 | Politics

Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-Colo.) announced plans Monday to boycott President Obama's State of the Union address. In a statement, Lamborn said he won't b...

John Boehner Spoofs State Of The Union As Horror Movie

Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 01.23.2012 | Politics

With President Obama delivering his third State of the Union address on Tuesday night, House Speaker John Boehner's (R-Ohio) office wants to remind ev...

Obama Makes Interesting Choice For State Of The Union Guest

AP | Posted 03.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The White House says President Barack Obama has invited Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' husband to attend Tuesday's State of the Union add...

Obama's Mixed Record Raises Questions About Upcoming Address

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 03.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — As President Barack Obama prepares to deliver his annual address to Congress, many goals he outlined in previous State of the Union...

Boehner: Obama Speech May Be 'Pathetic'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner doesn't sound like he's going to have a fun time listening to President Barack Obama's State of the Union add...

Amanda Terkel

President Obama Tries Out State Of The Union Jobs Theme With Local Leaders | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Obama and two top White House advisers held a conference call with state and local officials Friday evening, previewing the th...

Dear Mr. President: Another Chance To Fight Poverty

Rev. Chuck Currie | Posted 03.21.2012 | Religion
Rev. Chuck Currie

I urge you to use this State of the Union Address to speak of hope and change to the millions of Americans -- most of whom are children -- who live in poverty today. We need your voice in this important moment.

Jennifer Bendery

White House Leans On Social Media For State Of The Union | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Days ahead of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, the White House on Friday unveiled a new web video and blog post mapp...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama To Channel Teddy Roosevelt In State Of The Union Address | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When he steps before a bicameral gathering of Congress next Tuesday night to deliver his fourth State of the Union Address, President Ba...

Jason Linkins

Group's Interesting Seating Plan For State Of The Union | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.12.2012 | Politics

No Labels -- an organization that earnestly believes that all of America's problems are being caused by a deficit of niceness among Congresscritters -...

2012 State Of The Union Address Announced

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 02.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will give his state of the union on Jan. 24, essentially launching his re-election year just as Republicans ...

Zach Carter

Key Senator Urges Obama To Push Foreclosure Relief | Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) is urging President Barack Obama to pledge a new round of foreclosure relief during his State of the Union ad...