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Obama: Olympics Will Show Us Belief In Equality

Wednesday Jan 29, 2014
President Barack Obama says the world will see the U.S. commitment to universal dignity when the U.S. takes home gold medals on the Olympic Games.

Obama Isn’t in the Mood for Compromise

By Nedra Pickler | Wednesday Feb 13, 2013
President Barack Obama had a simple message for Republicans in Congress: Do it my way.

Rubio Raps President as Big-Government Advocate

By Ken Thomas | Wednesday Feb 13, 2013
Republicans dismissed President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address as nothing more than big government spending and more tax increases. But a brief sip of water may have gotten more immediate attention than any policy ideas.

Analysis: Obama Has Chance to Push For Change

By Nedra Pickler | Tuesday Feb 12, 2013
In President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address he presents a rare and fleeting opportunity to push the second-term agenda that could help determine his legacy - if he can get Congress to act quickly.

State of the Union Focuses on Economy, Jobs

By Ben Feller | Tuesday Jan 24, 2012
Declaring the American dream under siege, President Barack Obama called Tuesday night for a flurry of help for a hurting middle class and higher taxes on millionaires in his State of the Union address.

Should LGBTs Realistically Expect Anything from Obama’s State of the Union?

By Michael K. Lavers | Tuesday Jan 24, 2012
The economy will be the dominant theme of President Barack Obama’s State of the Union speech later on Tuesday. Should LGBT Americans expect the president to come out for marriage equality or an executive order to ban anti-LGBT employment discrimination?
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