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State of the Union


Photo courtesy of CNN Contributions by Caleb Revill / Assistant News Editor  After a tumultuous year of controversy, political division and many changes to the way that the country is governed since the Obama era, President Donald Trump gave his first State of the Union address Tuesday. The president spent over an hour discussing a …

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Story by Julie Pace, AP White House Correspondent | Photo by Gregory French // Sidelines Archive WASHINGTON (AP) — Eyeing the end of his presidency, Barack Obama urged Americans Tuesday night to rekindle their belief in the promise of change that first carried him to the White House, declaring that the country must not allow …

President Barack Obama says he’ll veto any attempts by Congress to roll back progress that’s been made on his key priorities. Obama says in his State of the Union address that his policies to help the middle class and expand opportunity are working. He says they’ll keep working as long as politics don’t interfere. Republicans …

President Barack Obama declared Tuesday night that the “shadow of crisis” has passed America and urged Congress to build on economic gains by raising taxes on the nation’s wealthiest to pay for reductions for the middle class — an agenda more likely to antagonize the new Republican majority than win its approval. In a shift …