President Obama will give his third State of the Union address Tuesday night. Job growth remains sluggish, the middle class is on the ropes, Congress appeared dysfunctional and 2012 is an election year.
It was no surprise that President Obama’s State of the Union speech focused on domestic issues and the economy. He did get to foreign policy close to the end of the hour, however the issues he failed to mention happen to be some of our thorniest.
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.
Illinois Republicans are reacting to President Barack Obama's State of the Union Address. Congressman Peter Roskam represents Chicago's western suburbs. He said the president is supporting spending levels that are too high.
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?