State of the Union Adress

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What We Learned from Obama's Last State of the Union

President Barack Obama has been wishing for a "better politics" for years, but on Tuesday he seemed to admit that it's on the voters to try to make his hope-and-change vision happen.
Harry Cheadle
1.13.16
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How America Responded to Obama’s Final State of the Union

Republicans hated Barack Obama's final hourlong address to the country, Democrats loved it, and Donald Trump thought it was boring.
John Surico
1.13.16
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Watch Barack Obama Give His Final State of the Union Address

The White House is promising something "non-traditional."
VICE Staff
1.13.16
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Is GOP Governor Nikki Haley's State of the Union Rebuttal Cursed?

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley is getting a shot at the big stage, but State of the Union responses tend to be boring, disastrous, or strangely detrimental to political careers.
River Donaghey
1.12.16
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Obama Is About to Launch His Third and Final Presidential Campaign

He'll write the first draft of his presidential legacy in his seventh and final State of the Union address Tuesday night.
Grace Wyler
1.12.16
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A Very Brief Guide to Interesting Moments in State of the Union History

Sometimes the Weirdness Gods smile on Capitol Hill.
Mike Pearl
1.12.16
News

The Huge Issue Obama Ignored in the State of the Union This Week

After a year of horrific headlines about substandard care in VA hospitals, veterans' groups were hoping for a little love from the president.
CJ Ciaramella
1.23.15
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Can Barack Obama Really Save the Middle Class?

After six years of recession and gridlock, most voters don't share the president's rosy view on the "middle-class economy."
Peter Rugh
1.23.15
This Week in Racism

I Have Solved the Problem of Racism Forever

Two words: paper bags.
Dave Schilling
1.23.15
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The Confused, Divided Republican Response to the State of the Union

While conservatives clearly agree that they don't like Barack Obama, they don't seem to have found a consensus on much of anything else.
Grace Wyler
1.21.15
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Why You Don't Need to Watch the State of the Union

The White House has already revealed everything Obama is going to say.
Grace Wyler
1.21.15
politics

Will 2015 Be the Year Obama Finally Does Something About Climate Change?

New White House rules focused on cutting methane emissions are the last big chance for the president to cement his legacy on climate change.
Eric Holthaus
1.15.15
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