Earlier this evening, the White House press office released a few excerpts from President Obama's State of the Union.They indicate that Obama is going to remind his audience that if Democrats and Republicans are to get anything done, they need each other since both parties are in position to stalema
Crafting a speech that sounds less like a series of talking points and more like a vision of the future falls on the shoulders of speechwriters. So what is the perfect mix for Tuesday night's State of the Union address?
In his continuing effort to try to gain the high ground of fiscal responsibility, President Obama will use his State of the Union address to expand his earlier proposal to freeze discretionary spending for several years.Obama will say the discretionary part of the budget should be frozen for five ye
How's President Obama doing in terms of keeping all those campaign promises he made back in 2008?Bill Adair, editor of PolitiFact, the political fact-checking outfit, says Obama has what he called an "astounding" success rate, keeping 26 percent of his promises.But in a discussion with Morning E
Sen. John McCain may be one of the few people this week to embrace both President Obama and Sarah Palin. He certainly is a unique position, having run against Obama and with Palin in 2008.In a Washington Post op-ed piece Friday, McCain praised the president's Tucson speech for its unifying message.
House Republicans on Friday were amid their three-day legislative retreat at Baltimore's Inner Harbor and observers couldn't help but take note of how relatively low-key this year's affair is by comparison with last year's.Politico described some of the main differences:Last year, they opened the do