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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...

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...

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.

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. ...