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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 flag-waving 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

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

Jul 28, 2014

Letters: Eric Garner and the culture of the NYPD

Its really unfortunate that a man died while New York police were trying to arrest him [Full investigation of death vowed, News, July 24]. The fact is that the gentleman, Eric Garner of Staten Island, refused to be placed under arrest. I would like t... #New York, NY #Long Island, NY #West Babylon, NY
Obama says US is back as world power in State of the Union

Aug 18, 2014

Bulgaria Mulls Minimum Wage Increase in 2015

Bulgaria's Ministry of Labor and Social Policy will propose an increase in the minimum wage in 2015, according to caretaker Minister Yordan Hristoskov . In an interview for Trud daily, Hristoskov said he backed the automatic mechanism for the calcula... #New York, NY #Long Island, NY #West Babylon, NY
Obama says US is back as world power in State of the Union

Aug 16, 2014

When approval turned to criticism and blame

THE Twittersphere exploded into a frenzy last week as readers took to social media to air their opinions on an article detailing Sunday Independent journalist Niamh Horan's training session with a women's rugby team. The morning began with the club f... #Irish Independent #Facebook