An Obama Report Card From His First Congressional Address
As President Obama prepares for his last State of the Union address, Ron Elving and Danielle Kurtzleben of NPR join Here & Now host Jeremy Hobson to look back at his first big speech to Congress in 2009. Technically, it wasn’t a State of the Union address, since the president had just taken office. What goals did the president set down, and how well did he do in achieving them?
- Ron Elving, senior Washington editor and correspondent at NPR. He tweets @NPRrelving.
- Danielle Kurtzleben, political reporter on NPR’s Washington Desk. She tweets @titonka.