State of the Union

US President Barack Obama waves from Air Force One prior to departing from Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland, January 21, 2015. Obama is traveling on a 2-day, 2 state trip to Idaho and Kansas following his State of the Union address. AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB        (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

After State of the Union, Obama Heads to Conservative States

President Barack Obama is heading to conservative-leaning Idaho to sell the economic proposals he outlined in his State of the Union address.

01/21/2015

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Rep. King: ‘Obama Perverts Prosecutorial Discretion By Inviting Deportable To Sit In Place Of Honor’

To see the other stars of the State of the Union Tuesday night, you had to look up — way up, to the visitors’ gallery circling the room above President Barack Obama’s head.

01/21/2015

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during the State of the Union address on Capitol Hill January 20, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

State of the Union: Video and Transcript

State of the Union: Video and Transcript

01/21/2015

GOP Senate Candidate Jodi Ernst Casts Her Vote In Her Iowa Hometown

Iowa Sen. Ernst Promises GOP Focus on Americans’ Concerns

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 newly minted senator delivering her party’s official response to the State of Union address promised Tuesday.

01/20/2015

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Obama Jabs Republicans With Taunt About Winning Both Of His Elections

State of the Union ad lib hints at the deep tensions that underlie the president’s call for a more bipartisan atmosphere in Washington.

01/20/2015

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SOU: Obama Asks Congress To Authorize ‘Use Of Force’ Against ISIS

Obama urges lawmakers to approve more aggressive measures to fight Islamic militants in Syria and Iraq.

01/20/2015

Alan Gross (C), recently freed after being held in Cuba since 2009, speaks with NASA astronaut Scott Kelly (R) before the start of the State of the Union speech in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol January 20, 2015 in Washington, DC. U.S. President Barack Obama was expected to lay out a broad agenda including attempts to address income inequality and making it easier for Americans to afford college education and child care. Also pictured is Judy Gross (L), wife of Alan Gross. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Guests Drawing the Partisan Spotlight at State of the Union

To see the other stars of the State of the Union Tuesday night, you’d have to look up — way up, to the visitors’ gallery circling the room above President Barack Obama’s head.

01/20/2015

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GUIDE: Road Closures for State of the Union Address

Several roads will be closed in D.C. Tuesday night as President Obama delivers his State of the Union address.

01/20/2015

White House On Budget: 'End The Era Of Manufactured Crises And Mindless Austerity' (Photo credit MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Previews Some Guests Invited to State of the Union

President Barack Obama will have some special guests in the audience for his State of the Union address Tuesday night — people who wrote him in the past year to share their personal situations.

01/17/2015

Analysts at the National Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) prepare for Cyber Storm III during a media session at their headquarters in Arlington, Va., on Sept. 24, 2010. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama to Focus on Cybersecurity Issues Next Week

Continuing the break with State of the Union tradition, President Barack Obama will spend most of next week previewing more of the proposals he will outline in the upcoming address, including on identity theft, electronic privacy and other cyberspace issues, the White House announced Saturday.

01/10/2015

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