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When President Obama made his second State of the Union address, he talked extensively about the importance of addressing global climate change.
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JANUARY 25: Sen. Rand Paul and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand talk before U.S. President Barack Obama's State of the Union address on Capitol Hill on January 25, 2011 in Washington, DC.
Amid public doubts over his stewardship of the economy, President Barack Obama is putting a renewed focus on the income gap between rich and poor as he pushes for short-term congressional action and begins setting the domestic agenda for the remainder of his presidency.
In today's politically charged atmosphere, it is rare to see a Republican and a Democrat politician side-by-side agreeing with each other.
A White House official has confirmed President Barack Obama will talk about the "fundamental threat to the American dream" economic inequality during a speech Wednesday in the nation's capital.
President Barack Obama, flanked by Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker John Boehner, gives the 2013 State of the Union address.
As history's largest international response to a disease hits a major milestone, there is cause both for celebration of great successes and for reflection on the challenges ahead.
CNN contributor Kevin Madden, a former advisor and spokesperson for Mitt Romney , said on Sunday that Congress should not raise the minimum wage because it would deny people the "opportunity to grab that bottom rung of the economic ladder."
Nearly lost in the holiday weekend was a remarkable show of bipartisan agreement that under this president we are now less safe.
Former Pennsylvania senator and Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum said Sunday that the problems with the rollout of Obamacare call President Barack Obama's basic "competence" into question.
The 2014 State Of The Union is likely to have excellent ratings being over 100 million Americans will be wondering or making bets on whether Obama will bring up any aspect of his health-care plan.
Former Obama advisor David Plouffe appeared on This Week With George Stephanopoulos Sunday morning and predicted that President Barack Obama's approval rating would rise over the next few months, following the increasing functionality of the Affordable Care Act.
The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee has strong words about Afghanistan's president for refusing to sign an agreement governing the future of the American troop presence in his country.
Two and a half months after the U.S. backed off its threat to launch a bombing campaign against the Syrian regime, not everyone in Congress is happy with the easing of tensions.