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Obama State of the Union speech aims to bypass gridlock in Congress

Jan 29, 2014

Obama State of the Union speech aims to bypass gridlock in Congress

US President Barack Obama is using his biggest speech of the year on Tuesday night to try to revive his stagnant second term, announcing he'll use the powers of his office to help the economy while bypassing the partisan gridlock that has bedeviled his presidency. He is telling Congress he will act on his own "whenever and wherever" he can. #United States #Barack Obama #Congress #Republicans #State of the Union Address #Cathy McMorris Rodgers
Image: How Obama's State of the Union speech set Twitter on fire

Feb 13, 2013

Image: How Obama's State of the Union speech set Twitter on fire

In an official blog post, Twitter said that Obama's state of the union address and response drew more than 1.36 million Tweets. #Barack Obama #Twitter #ImageOfTheDay #State of the Union Address #Tweets per minute
N-Korea, Afghanistan and economic revival key in Obama's speech

Feb 13, 2013

N-Korea, Afghanistan and economic revival key in Obama's speech

President Barack Obama announced plans to withdraw more troops from Afghanistan and take steps to boost the fragile US economy as he delivered a closely watched State of the Union address on Tuesday. #Barack Obama #NewsTracker #State of the Union Address
Obama says US is back as world power in State of the Union

Jan 25, 2012

Obama says US is back as world power in State of the Union

The president gave a flagwaving defense of American power and influence Monday night as part of his State of the Union address. #United States #Barack Obama #State of the Union Address
Obama says US is back as world power in State of the Union

Oct 01, 2014

UK is 1,000 times more important than EU - Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron has baldly stated that the United Kingdom is a 1,000 times more important than the European Union. Mr Cameron said that he would not be heartbroken if Britain left the EU and the referendum on membership was a mat... #European Union #Europe #United Kingdom #David Cameron #Brussels #John Redwood #UK Conservative Party
Obama says US is back as world power in State of the Union

Sep 29, 2014

Rep. Ami Bera works to shed labels in tough re-election fight

Following President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address in January, Rep. Ami Bera joined in delivering a response on behalf of the group No Labels, a bipartisan coalition he says is working to build trust, find common ground and break the gridl... #Barack Obama #Dan Lungren #U.S. Democratic Party #U.S. Republican Party #Ami Bera #No Labels
Obama says US is back as world power in State of the Union

Oct 01, 2014

High court weighs same-sex marriage cases

By MARK SHERMAN Same-sex couples in 11 more states would win the right to marry, but the issue would remain unsettled nationwide if the Supreme Court were to surprise everyone and decline to take up gay marriage right now. A decision by the justices ... #Washington, D.C. #North Carolina #American Civil Liberties Union #South Carolina #Oklahoma #Utah #Colorado #Virginia #Ruth Bader Ginsburg #Wyoming #West Virginia #Kansas #Indiana