Political campaigns today are choreographed down to songs played at campaign stops.Sometimes those songs can be controversial: Republicans Ronald Reagan and Chris Christie both used Bruce Springsteen anthems, and "The Boss" himself objected.But in the presidential campaign of 1940, on
President Obama’s second State of the Union address stuck to tradition by highlighting the progress of the nation but many considered the tone of the gathering to be different – that a bipartisan, even conciliatory air prevailed.
Whichever Democrat winds up sitting with House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) on what's being called bipartisan "date night" will likely know that he or she wasn't the House Republican official's first choice.That's because Rep.
If all had gone well, congressional leaders would have been sipping on Slurpees at the White House Thursday. President Obama called a meeting with Republican and Democratic leaders to discuss economic concerns, particularly the soon-to-expire Bush tax cuts.