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State of the Union? One does not exist

State of the Union?  One does not exist

As each year passes in the spectacle-driven drama called lackluster government of the United States, the annual State of the Union address features, at best, a failed President addressing a…

Obama’s State of Union: Tax the rich to help everyone else

Obama’s State of Union: Tax the rich to help everyone else

Refusing to bend to the new Republican Congress, President Barack Obama unveiled Tuesday night an ambitious State of the Union agenda steeped in Democratic priorities, including tax increases on the…

Republicans stand fast on partisan response to SOTU

Republicans stand fast on partisan response to SOTU

  The new Republican Congress understands Americans’ suffering from the economy, health care system and Washington gridlock and will steer the country away from President Barack Obama’s failed policies, the…

Obama’s plan: Tax the wealthy to help the middle class

Obama’s plan: Tax the wealthy to help the middle class

President Barack Obama is turning to his biggest television audience of the year to pitch tax increases on the wealthiest Americans and put the new Republican Congress in the position…

The old State of the Union just ain’t what it used to be

The old State of the Union just ain’t what it used to be

The State of the Union just isn’t what it used to be. Sure, the pageantry and theatrics of the annual presidential address will all be there. The stem-winder of a…

Republicans target Obama on immigration

Republicans target Obama on immigration

House Republicans are taking broad steps to overturn President Barack Obama’s immigration policies and remove protections for immigrants brought illegally to the country as kids. Votes were set Wednesday on…

Obama admits error in not attending Paris anti-terror rally

Obama admits error in not attending Paris anti-terror rally

In a rare admission of error, the White House said Monday that President Barack Obama or another high-level representative should have joined dozens of world leaders at an anti-terror rally…

Obama goes bullish on economic messages

Obama goes bullish on economic messages

For most of last year, President Barack Obama tempered his pitch on the economy: It may be improving, he would say, but millions of Americans had yet to benefit from…

Obama takes aim at Internet security

Obama takes aim at Internet security

President Barack Obama will highlight plans next week to protect American consumers and businesses from cyber threats, a month after the most high-profile hacking attack on a U.S. company. Internet…

Obama facing decision time on Keystone XL pipeline

Obama facing decision time on Keystone XL pipeline

Republicans in Congress and a state supreme court have thrown the political hot potato known as Keystone XL straight back onto President Barack Obama’s lap. So loath is Obama to…