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State of the Union Speech

State Of The Union Address: Time, Place And Other Details About Obama's Annual Speech

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.28.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama's annual State of the Union address starts Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 9 p.m. ET. The speech will be given before a joint session of...

Jennifer Bendery

Conservatives Race To Tweet Photos Of Themselves With Duck Dynasty Star

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.28.2014 | Politics

Republican lawmakers hoping to brandish their conservative credentials were lining up Tuesday night to tweet photos of themselves with Willie Robertso...

Tea Party To Blame Obama For Wealth Gap In State Of The Union Response

AP | BRADY McCOMBS | Posted 01.28.2014 | Politics

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Republican Sen. Mike Lee is set to be the face of the national tea party Tuesday night when he delivers the movement's re...

Read Excerpts From Obama's State Of The Union

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.28.2014 | Politics

BY JULIE PACE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring that upward economic mobility has stalled for millions of Americans, President Ba...

Here's When Obama's Annual Address Begins

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.28.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama will begin the 2014 State of the Union address at 9 p.m. Eastern Time. The speech starts at 8 p.m. Central Time, 7 p.m. Moun...

Obama Delivers Annual SOTU Address

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.28.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama is delivering the 2014 State of the Union address on Tuesday, Jan. 28. Obama will speak on the state of our country before a...

Kate Sheppard

Three Years Later, A Company Looks Back At Its State Of The Union Debut

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 01.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For Robert Allen, the president's shoutout in the 2011 State of the Union address was a game changer. President Barack Obama cited R...

What Time Is Obama's State Of The Union Address?

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.28.2014 | Politics

The 2014 State of the Union address will take place at 9 p.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014. That's 8 p.m. Central Time, 7 p.m. Mountain T...

Ahead Of Obama's Address, Take A Look At SOTU's Most Memorable Moments

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.28.2014 | Politics

All eyes will be on President Barack Obama tonight as he gives his annual State of the Union address at 9 p.m. ET. This will be Obama's fifth offic...

Dave Jamieson

The Real State Of The Union For Workers

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 01.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- "The state of our union is strong," President Obama will tell the country tonight, echoing a sentiment shared by nearly every executive ...

Jason Linkins

What Can A State Of The Union Address Do For Income Inequality?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.28.2014 | Politics

Tuesday night is the State of the Union address, and as is my wont, I'll remind you that the whole exercise is basically America's greatest Nothingbur...

Hey, Stop Calling Us The 'Me, Me, Me' Generation

Rebekah Bolser | Posted 03.30.2014 | Teen
Rebekah Bolser

It is extremely important that the young people of America make it a point to tune into the State of the Union address, educate themselves on the issues and speak up about what matters to them.

Elizabeth Warren: Raising The Minimum Wage Is 'The Least We Can Do'

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.28.2014 | Politics

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) stopped by HuffPost Live ahead of President Barack Obama's 2014 State of the Union address, telling host Zach Carter s...

Jason Linkins

Here's Some Bad State Of The Union Advice For President Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.28.2014 | Politics

In just a few hours, President Barack Obama will deliver a speech called “The State Of The Union” and deliver it to a joint session of Congress. I...

Obama's State Of The Union To Focus On Boosting Middle Class

Reuters | Steve Holland | Posted 01.28.2014 | Politics

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON, Jan 28 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will lay out his strategy for getting around a divided Congress starting wit...

'Duck Dynasty' Star Invited To State Of The Union

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.28.2014 | Politics

Rep. Vance McAllister (R-La.) has invited "Duck Dynasty" star Willie Robertson as his guest to the 2014 State of the Union address, the Times-Picayune...

Eliot Nelson

A Look Back At Addresses Past And A History Of Forgotten Promises

HuffingtonPost.com | Eliot Nelson | Posted 01.28.2014 | Politics

This piece was originally published on The Huffington Post in January 2012. Every year around this time, we make a huge deal about the president's ...

Kate Sheppard

Billionaire To Air Ad Bashing Keystone XL During State Of The Union

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 01.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– Billionaire green investor Tom Steyer and his NextGen Climate Action PAC will run an ad before President Barack Obama's State of the U...

Sam Stein

Obama's State Of The Union Science Stars Worry About The State Of Their Field

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 01.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the early winter of 2010, Gabriela Farfan was a freshman at Stanford University planning a career in environmental science. She had b...

Jason Linkins

State Of The Union Drinking Game 2014

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.28.2014 | Politics

Good morning, America. Today is Tuesday, Jan. 28, and you know what that means! Spoiler alert: It means that tonight, President Barack Obama will ...

Here's What Obama Will Talk About In The State Of The Union

Posted 01.28.2014 | Politics

By JIM KUHNHENN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly repackaged, President Barack Obama's State of the Union address will deliver famili...

Arthur Delaney

Unemployed Guest For State Of The Union 'There To Help Other People'

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 01.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Brian Krueger said he's been hearing from lots of friends and neighbors in Mount Horeb, Wis., since the local newspaper reported he'd be...

Sam Stein

Obama To Raise Minimum Wage For Federal Contractors By Executive Order

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will announce during Tuesday night’s State of the Union address that he's raising the minimum wage for workers ...

Meet Michelle Obama's Latest Invitee For The State Of The Union

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 01.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Michelle Obama has invited Sabrina Jenkins, an Air Force veteran and single mother from South Carolina, to join her at the State of the ...

Joy Resmovits

Ahead Of State Of The Union, Advocates Wonder Whether Obama Forgot Public Schools

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama is widely expected to address income inequality in his 2014 State of the Union address Tuesday, and education advocates hope th...