Results 1 - 20 of 3,191 in State of the Union
... heroes. Eleven days after he was sworn in, McDonnell delivered the party's televised response to Obama's State of the Union address. As chairman of the Republican Governors Association during the 2012 election cycle, he often spoke for his party on ... Comment?
... help the average American. The talk coming out of Washington is that Mr. Obama will be using his annual State of the Union address to push the austerity program that his deficit reduction commission came up with - cutting Social Security and ... Comment?
... the veil falls from your eyes and the truth of something is placed before you." As we saw in his recent State of the Union speech, Mr. Obama is a fine standup comedian. He's very cool. But these are dangerous times that demand anger, passion, ... Comment?
When President Barack Obama said, during his State of the Union speech, "But to create more of these clean energy jobs... that means building a new generation of safe, clean nuclear power plants in this country," I literally howled. Comment?
... Valley fundraiser at venture capitalist Vinod Khosla's house that when he mentioned climate change in his State of the Union speech, his instantly-tabulated favorability ratings "plummeted" when he promised to take action if if Congress refused to ... Comment?
... for all Americans. Well in that cacophony, I have yet to hear my voice, or my views. Want to hear my State of the Union? It's one word, fragile. We slowed al-Qaida and killed Osama Bin Laden, hooray for us. What we are left with is an entire ... Comment?
... and counter-productive polices you can advocate but when has that ever stopped the Democrats? In his State of the Union address last February, President Obama suddenly reintroduced the idea of hiking the national minimum wage - it's a standard ... Comment?
... to Ukraine and director of the arms control initiative at the Brookings Institution. In his most recent State of the Union address in February, Obama said that he planned to engage Moscow in an attempt to further slash its nuclear arsenals. The New ... Comment?
... really going on. Recent history may provide some clues. In 2010, President Barack Obama announced in his State of the Union address his aim of doubling US exports within five years. This was a very ambitious target and hitting it required the ... Comment?
... a lot of important work in that space." Obama extensively highlighted the threat of climate change in his State of the Union address, hoping to appease green groups who said he largely ignored the issue in his first term. The White House points to ... Comment?
... a few beers or margaritas, it seems like you are standing up and sitting down more than Congress during a State of the Union speech. Happy hours: 3 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sunday through Thursday. What to expect: If you ... Comment?
... by Jessica Carson, a vulnerable-families research scientist at the Carsey Institute. In his 2013 State of the Union address, President Obama proposed increasing the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $9 per hour. Two legislative bills proposing to ... Comment?
... to a joint session of Congress. Just as one of Boehner's jerks shouted "Lie!" during the President's State of the Union speech a few years ago, now Boehner himself has crossed the line of essential civility, setting a standard for ugly behavior that ... Comment?
... even keel, and as much as they insulted and jeered the embodiment of our national identity, even at the State of the Union, you never lost your temper or lashed out. The Fox-and-Murdoch-inspired elected officials who insulted you and their nation ... Comment?
... about climate change in his big speeches. There was his second inaugural address in January. Then his State of the Union address in February. And today, a high-profile speech in Berlin, Germany , in front of the Brandenburg Gate. But doing bold ... Comment?
... ) and calculated that 210 million trips are made across those bridges each day . President Obama used his State of the Union speech to lament America's 70,000 deficient bridges, a line that sparked satirical shock and humorous infrastructure outrage ... Comment?
... said in his remarks at the Brandenburg Gate. " Obama pledged new actions on climate change in his Feb. 12 State of the Union speech, and aides say they expect the president to address the issue in the coming weeks. eace with justice means refusing ... Comment?
The Washington Post reports that President Obama told donors eager for the government to take action on climate change that he was concerned "about the political pain involved, saying that 'dial testing' of his State of the Union speech showed that the favorability ratings 'plummeted' when he vowed to act on climate change if Congress refused to do ... (more) Comment?
... minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $9 an hour was a surprise policy addition to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address in February, and Republicans in Congress generally see it as dead on arrival. But supporters of the proposal note ... Comment?
President Obama's slow movement on global warming after spotlighting the world's rising oceans at his inauguration and State of the Union earlier this year has been surprising - but Obama seems to think he has data on his side. Comment?