state of the union
March 9, 2022 -
Organizers are frustrated by Biden giving short shrift to voting rights in his first State of the Union address. In response, they're stepping up efforts to secure federal voting protections as state legislatures across the South continue to pass suppressive voting laws.
January 12, 2016 -
As a young, popular governor and the child of immigrants, it's easy to see why the GOP tapped Gov. Haley to rebut President Obama's final State of the Union address. But back home she's under mounting criticism for an economic development approach that gives millions in incentives to companies for low-paying jobs that trap families in poverty.
January 29, 2014 -
In the White House broadcast of the address, President Obama's remarks about the reality of climate change were accompanied by a slide that called out the many members of Congress who have dismissed or denied the science of climate.
January 28, 2014 -
When President Obama delivers his State of the Union address tonight, among the guests of First Lady Michelle Obama will be a recent graduate of Elizabeth City State University, a historically black school in North Carolina that was at the center of heated battles over voting rights last year.
February 15, 2013 -
A by-the-numbers look at President Obama's proposal to raise the minimum wage.
January 31, 2012 -
Ads airing in Florida in the run-up to today's primary have focused on Gulf restoration, which hasn't been getting much attention from U.S. political leaders as shown by the GOP debates and the latest State of the Union address.