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By this time next year, we will have come far in our fight against chronic unemployment, hardship and poverty. The question remains though -- in which direction?
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The State of the Union as Rorschach Test
CoAuthor, 'Super Genes'; Founder, The Chopra Foundation
Immediately after Obama's State of the Union speech, pundits offered clashing descriptions: prosaic, bread-and-butter, Clinton-like, an extension of the liberal agenda outlined in the inaugural address, uplifting, aggressive and so on. What I heard was something really unusual.
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How the State of the Union Worked
Emeritus Professor of Cognitive Science and Linguistics, Unive...
That is how the president has changed public discourse. He has changed it at the level that counts, the deepest level, the moral level. What can make that change persist? What will allow such an ideal citizenry to come into existence?
Obama Speaking In Chicago In Final Stop Of Post-State Of The Union Tour
"America is not a place where chance of birth or circumstance should decide our destiny," Obama said in the speech Tuesday
Obama State of the Union: Rallying Cry Against Economic Disenfranchisement
Jayne Lyn Stahl
Poet, Essayist, Playwright, Screenwriter
While the president's speech was ambitious and not short on specifics, it was resoundingly consistent in this one theme alone, that of owning up to the working poor and indigent in America, and taking a seismic step in advancing towards economic justice.
State Of The Union: Republicans Praise Obama On Energy, Immigration
Ayotte said the devil is in the details, but she found it "positive" that Obama talked about reforming Medicare. Sen. Lindsey
Obama Preschool Plan Faces Major Questions Over Cost, Viability
"Fewer than three out of every 10 preschool age children have access to the type of high-quality program they need to reach
On State Of The Union Voting Commission Proposal, State Lawmakers Divide Along Party Lines
"I commend the president for convening a nonpartisan commission to review our election procedures," North Dakota Assistant
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Rush Limbaugh: Obama State Of The Union Speech Full Of ‘Bold-Faced Lies'
Despite saying he "really liked" parts of President Barack Obama's 2013 State of the Union address, conservative radio host
Advancing the State of the Union: More Than Just the President's Job
Rev. Al Sharpton
President and Founder, National Action Network
Movements begin in our own homes -- they don't come from the White House. If we want to see real substantive change in our lives and in society, then each and every one of us has to make it happen, period.
Obama State Of The Union: Quotes From The President's Speech (SLIDESHOW)
President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union in front of a joint session of congress and honored guests as the
What Did Obama and Rubio Agree on Last Night?
Co-Founder, Upstream USA
Let's agree that partisan bickering can be set aside in 2013 in order to address the critical broken rungs on the ladder of opportunity. Both parties agree that change needs to happen; it is time to raise Opportunity Scores in all 50 states as private sector and nonprofit leaders are already doing.
SOTU, TPP, TAFTA -- WTF?
, Guest Writer
Did you notice the two rabid skunks President Obama unleashed at the State of the Union picnic?
Ex-TARP Watchdog 'Extremely Disappointed' SOTU Ignored Wall Street; Bankers Delighted
Eleazar David Melendez
Obama noted that housing is healing, stocks are on the rise, "and consumers, patients, and homeowners enjoy stronger protections
Obama And The Nine Dollar Minimum Wage
President Obama discusses the possibility of a nine dollar minimum wage during his State Of The Union speech.
Obama Climate Change Poll Finds Majority Supports 'Significant Steps' To Tackle Problem
Sixty-five percent of Americans support "the President taking significant steps to address climate change now," including
Obama State Of The Union Speech Demands Vote on Gun Control Bills
President Obama demands that Congress vote on gun control bills during his State Of The Union Address.
State of the Union Speech Promises Climate Change Executive Action
President Obama addresses the issue of climate change during his State Of The Union speech.
Watching State Of The Union 2013, New York Immigrants Hope Congress Really Heard Obama
Montenegro wanted to hear the president’s plan for young people like his daughter and undocumented adults like his wife. His
Repairing the Breach in the Union
Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie
Director of the Center for Peace and Spirituality and Universi...
The faith community has an important role to play in advancing an agenda that addresses the important moral issues faced by our nation. We have a big job ahead of us but there is hope.
John McCain, Chuck Schumer, Lindsey Graham Have State Of The Union Moment (PHOTO CAPTION CONTEST)
State of the Union addresses sometimes -- sometimes! -- bring out those rare bipartisan moments in Washington. A photo captured
Marco Rubio: 'I Don't Think A Minimum Wage Law Works'
This current minimum wage provides a salary of $14,500 per year, well below the cost of living in many areas of the United
Obama State Of The Union 2013 Video: Best Moments From President's Annual Address
President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union address on Tuesday. The speech was given in front of a joint session
State Of The Union 2013 Video: Obama Gives Annual Address
President Barack Obama gave his annual State of the Union address Tuesday night in front of a joint session of Congress. Obama
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