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State of the Union Response

Strong Fourth Quarter Obama Highlights Weak Democratic Future

David Dent | Posted 03.25.2015 | Politics
David Dent

Do Mitt Romney or Jeb Bush have the Reagan-Obama swag that can waltz through the party of those multiple responses to SOTU last night? Or do they look more like the former Massachusetts Governor -- Dukakis?

The GOP's New Craze Explored

Salon | Alex Pareene | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics

Are you ready for the television event of the year? That’s right: It’s almost time for the annual State of the Union address and its rapidly multi...

Jason Linkins

State Of The Union Rebuttals: What's The Point? | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.24.2014 | Politics

As we've previously discussed in this space, State of the Union addresses are mostly useless. The pageantry is nice, and the speech itself provides ad...

Gore Takes Rubio To Task On Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 02.28.2013 | Politics

Former vice president and environmental advocate Al Gore blasted the choice of Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) to give the Republican response to the State ...

Chelsea Kiene

Obama's Election Commission Offers 'Business As Usual' Without Reform, Activists Say | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 02.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's creation of an independent Presidential Commission on Election Administration to address voting problems has sp...

Marco in Wonderland

Jonathan Richards | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics
Jonathan Richards


Rubio's State of the Union Response: An Historic Opportunity to Lead

David Leopold | Posted 04.13.2013 | Politics
David Leopold

Rubio has an opportunity to do much more than mend fences for the Republicans. He has an historic chance to show he is not a merely a politician tasked by party elders to reach out to a disgruntled constituency, but a statesman.

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...

Stating the Obvious: Paul Ryan Doesn't Care About Deficits

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Weiler

Ryan has three main objectives in mind when he warns America about a day of reckoning concering the national debt. In this light, here is how we should evaluate his public pronouncements.

Paul Ryan's Fiction-Filled SOTU Response: Will America Buy It?

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

Rep. Paul Ryan's Republican response to President Obama's State of the Union address was a low moment for our democracy.

30-Something Democrats: Vlogging The Union

30-Something Democrats | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sit back and enjoy: Reps. Kendrick Meek (D-FL) and Tim Ryan (D-OH) of the Democrats' "30 Something" working group discuss the State of the Union in ad...

Response To The State Of The Union News You Can Misuse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If you haven't watched it yet, President Bush's final State of the Union address Monday night focused on *SPOILER ALERT* the economy and the war in Ir...

Bush's Final State Of The Union

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Andrea Batista Schlesinger: The More Americans Demand Change, The More The State Of The Union Address Stays The Same Read The Speeches: Read the text...