State of the Union address
NEW YORK (AP) — The 33.5 million people who saw President Barack Obama’s fifth State of the Union made it the smallest audience for the annual speech since Bill Clinton’s last address in 2000.
(AP) – The text of President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address, released by the White House as prepared for delivery: “Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, fellow citizens:
(AP) – Click to see highlights of the economic and other proposals President Barack Obama called for in his State of the Union address.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy, the expected focus of Tuesday night’s State of the Union speech, is much healthier than it was four years ago. Yet growth remains slow and unemployment high.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will announce in his State of the Union address that 34,000 U.S. troops will be home from Afghanistan within a year, a senior administration official said Tuesday. That’s about half the U.S. forces currently serving there.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Reviving his populist re-election message, President Obama will press a politically-divided Congress to approve more tax increases and fewer spending cuts during a State of the Union address. Get a preview here.
LINCOLNTON, N.C. (AP) — A start-up North Carolina furniture company once celebrated as a sign of America’s manufacturing rebound has closed, a year after its head was hosted by President Barack Obama.