State of the Union

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Rubio: ‘I Want To Protect My Neighbors’

Sen. Marco Rubio hammered on President Barack Obama on the economy, emphasizing that he wants to protect his neighbors, not the millionaires, from the president’s vision of a strong middle-class economy.


U.S. Vice President Joe Biden (L) applauds as U.S. President Barack Obama gives his State of the Union address during a joint session of Congress at the U.S. Capitol. (credit: Charles Dharapak-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama: Gun Control Debate Is ‘Different’ This Time

President Barack Obama is emphasizing the need for more background checks for gun buyers in his State of the Union address, saying that overwhelming majorities of Americans favor the proposal as a way to keep firearms from criminals.


File photo of Fla. Sen. Marco Rubio. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

GOP Warns Obama Against Tax Increases, Spending

Republicans warned Tuesday that President Barack Obama’s second-term agenda would bring more tax increases and escalate deficit spending, vowing that they would guard against Washington-centric policies and help middle-class families rebound from years of tepid economic growth.


Vice President Joe Biden applauds as President Barack Obama gives his State of the Union address during a joint session of Congress at the U.S. Capitol on Feb. 12, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Charles Dharapak-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama: I Will Take Executive Action If Congress Won’t Act On Climate Change

President Barack Obama says in his State of the Union address that he will be tackling climate change during his second term.


President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union address on Tuesday. (credit: Getty Images)

Obama: Immigration Reform Needs To Get Done

President Barack Obama made his intentions for comprehensive immigration reform loud and clear: Let’s get it done.


Road Closed

D.C. Road Closures for State of the Union

Several area in D.C. will be closed to the public Tuesday night for security reasons as a result of President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address.


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First Lady Hosts 102-Year-Old Voter at State of the Union

A determined Florida centenarian who had to make two trips and wait several hours to vote for President Barack Obama last fall was invited to sit with first lady Michelle Obama during Tuesday’s State of the Union.


President Barack Obama speaks at a presentation ceremony for the Medal of Honor for Clinton Romesha, a former active duty Army Staff Sergeant, at the White House on Feb. 11, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Poll: 45 Percent Of Americans Approve Of How Obama Is Handling Economy

A new CBS News poll finds that less than half of Americans approve of how President Obama is handling the economy.


Republican Senator from Florida Marco Rubio speaks at the BuzzFeed Brews newsmaker event in Washington on Feb. 5, 2013. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Rubio: Obama ‘Asking Us To Abandon’ Free Enterprise, Limited Government

Republicans intend to cast President Barack Obama’s second-term agenda as more “big government” and offer a series of steps to boost economic growth and reduce the federal debt, countering the president’s agenda with competing visions for the country.


File photo of President Barack Obama. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Obama To Revive Populist Message In SOTU Speech

Reviving his populist re-election message, President Barack Obama will press a politically-divided Congress to approve more tax increases and fewer spending cuts during a State of the Union address focused on stabilizing the middle class and repairing the still-wobbly economy.





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