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Obama State of the Union Address

MyRAs -- the New Social Security?

Terry Savage | Posted 04.01.2014 | Business
Terry Savage

The president has proposed a new type of retirement savings account. It would be an individual account, guaranteed by the government, offered through employers and available to lower income workers to give them security in retirement.

State of the Union 2014: President Obama Puts Strengthening Women Front and Center

Maria Shriver | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics
Maria Shriver

For too many American women, the dream of "having it all" has morphed into "just hanging on." This is not about handouts. This is about smart economic policy. Working women are the core of our economy. Leave them out and you don't have a robust economy. Lead with them and you do.

Curious Exchange Reveals Secret Daughter

AP | LUCAS L. JOHNSON II | Posted 02.15.2013 | Politics

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen has revealed he's the father of the 24-year-old Texas woman he was communicating with on Twitter during the ...

How the President Should Address the State of Our Nation's Schools

Tony Smith, Ph.D. | Posted 04.14.2013 | Politics
Tony Smith, Ph.D.

President Obama must speak to Americans whose greatest worry is whether their kids will get into a great college and also those whose immediate fear is that their kids won't get home safely from school.

Team Obama To Launch Campaigns Tied To Big Speech

Posted 02.11.2013 | Politics

BY JULIE PACE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The White House and outside supporters of President Barack Obama are launching simultaneous soci...

Friday Talking Points -- SOTU Review

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.28.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

What is possibly the most striking thing about Obama's message is that he's going to run as a strong foreign policy president -- something that I can't for the life of me remember happening in the past 30 or 40 years.

State of the Union? Yawn. State of Humanity. Yes, Please.

Kolleen Bouchane | Posted 03.26.2012 | Impact
Kolleen Bouchane

Bill Gates' annual public letter highlights some of greatest challenges we face as human beings.

Loren Berlin

Does Mortgage Settlement Go Far Enough To Jolt Housing Market?

HuffingtonPost.com | Loren Berlin | Posted 01.24.2012 | Business

In Tuesday night's State of the Union address, President Barack Obama is expected to tout a settlement between states' attorneys general and five of t...

Boehner Doles Out Fashion Advice

The Huffington Post | Anna Staver | Posted 01.24.2012 | Politics

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) spent about three minutes reminding House members of the "appropriate" dress code ahead Tuesday's State of the Uni...

GOP Selects Mitch Daniels To Deliver State Of The Union Rebuttal

Posted 01.19.2012 | Politics

GOP leaders announced Thursday that they had chosen Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels to deliver their party's rebuttal to Obama's State of the Union Address...

Obama Headed To A City Near You?

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama plans to travel to five states following next week's State of the Union address, courting voters who will be...

Students Design Their Future

Nancy Conrad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Nancy Conrad

What do you think you'd get if you put a team of high school students together for four months and gave them the opportunity to take risks and to unleash their scientific creativity to solve real world problems?

All the Single Mothers: Winning the Future With Jobs

Jim Gibbons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jim Gibbons

If single mothers do not receive the tools that they need to provide financially for their families, we certainly cannot expect their children to grow up and meet the demands of a globalized economy.

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.

Obama's Hidden Foreign Policy In State Of The Union

The Huffington Post | Cara Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Obama's expansive State of the Union address on Tuesday covered everything from Facebook to smoked salmon, but was surprisingly short on a topic that ...

Christine O'Donnell Bashes Obama's 'Hypocritical' State Of The Union Address

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former GOP Delaware Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell announced Wednesday that she was unimpressed with President Obama's State of the Union addres...

The State of Union On Foreign Policy – Translated

Foreign Policy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Cable brings you the second annual edition of our attempt to translate the foreign policy portions of President Obama's State of the Union address...

GOP Congressman To Obama During SOTU Address: 'You Believe In Socialism'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

While no Joe Wilson-like interruption came from the joint session of Congress that sat before President Barack Obama during his State of the Union add...

Sam Stein

Obama Doubles Down On His Agenda, Piece By Piece

HuffingtonPost.com | 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!

HuffingtonPost.com | 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.

Obama: Afghanistan War To See Transition

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says the Iraq war is coming to an end and the drawdown of U.S. forces in Afghanistan will begin in July. In...

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 ...

Unforgettable State Of The Union Moments

The Huffington Post | Alyson Krueger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As President Obama prepares to deliver his second State of the Union address, now is a great time to see which speeches get remembered and why. Pres...

State of the Union 2011: HuffPost Bloggers Weigh In

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huffington Post

President Obama delivered the State of the Union address Tuesday night -- the second of his presidency. So, in what ways was this speech a success, or failure? See what HuffPost bloggers are saying.

WHERE TO WATCH: Chicago's State Of The Union Parties

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The State of the Union Address is a political junkie's Super Bowl. If you are as excited as we are about President Obama's big speech, get off the cou...