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State of the Union 2009

Looking Back At Obama's Past State Of The Union Addresses

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.24.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama will deliver his fourth State of the Union address Tuesday night at 9 p.m. ET. Here's a look back at Obama's past three address...

Progressive Government: The New Center

Robert L. Borosage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert L. Borosage

The man can give a speech. Confident, relaxed, bold, serious, President Obama made his case to the American people with boffo reviews from all who saw it no matter what their party allegiance.

Obama Kisses Clinton At State Of The Union (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On his way into the House chamber to deliver his first address to Congress, President Obama shook hands with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton -- the...

Obama's Rhetorical Inspirations: Presidents, Poets, and Hobbits

Aaron Zelinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aaron Zelinsky

Here are the ten sources behind the most memorable lines of Obama's address.

Obama Speech Tonight: Video, Text

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Full speech text and video below WASHINGTON - Standing before the nation on a "day of reckoning," President Barack Obama summoned politicians and pub...

State Of The Union 2009: Obama's First Address To Congress Tuesday

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama struck a note of optimism Tuesday evening, declaring that America's best days are ahead even if, at this moment, the future looks bleak. ...