State Of The Union 2011
Congressman James Clyburn joins Roland Martin on the Tom Joyner Morning Show to discuss President Obama’s State of the Union address, what it means for African-Americans and government spending.
Roland Martin joins the Best Political Team on Television to discuss Michele Bachmann’s response to President Obama’s State of the Union address. WATCH:
Roland Martin joins the “Best Political Team on Television” for reactions to President Obama’s State of the Union address. President Barack Obama did not mention poor or middle class Americans. Roland called this omission a failure. WATCH:
Update: WASHINGTON — President Obama called on Tuesday night for Americans to unleash their creative spirits, set aside their partisan differences and come together around a common goal of out-competing other nations in a rapidly shifting global economy. In a State of the Union address to a newly divided Congress, Mr. Obama outlined what his […]
Washington — Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) stepped up to the plate on Tuesday night to deliver the official Republican response to President Barack Obama’s’ State of the Union speech. Ryan will be the point man in the new House GOP majority’s drive to rein in spending and bring the budget closer to balance. Tuesday’s speech […]
Below are some of the quotes from Pres. Obama’s State of the Union speech: “Amid all the noise and passions and rancor of our public debate, Tucson reminded us that no matter who we are or where we come from, each of us is a part of something greater – something more consequential than party […]
Michelle Bachman was quite tame in her Tea Party rebuttal, still it was an insult to the 6 people who died in Tuscon and the Congresswoman who was shot in the face to have her speak. Two years ago Bachman called for Americans to be “armed and dangerous” on the issue of energy tax. She […]
Today I was invited to the White House to discuss the upcoming State Of The Union speech at the White House with Valerie Jarrett, Senior Adviser to President Barack Obama. It is clear that the White House thinks that this will be a very important speech. The theme of the speech will be “Winning For […]
Below is the speech President Obama will give tonight Tonight I want to begin by congratulating the men and women of the 112th Congress, as well as your new Speaker, John Boehner. And as we mark this occasion, we are also mindful of the empty chair in this Chamber, and pray for the health of […]
State of the Union speeches tend to be forgotten almost as soon as they are delivered. The addresses tend to be a litany of (endless) policy proposals that never reach see the light of day and create a rhetorical formula that keeps presidents from reaching the heights of other speeches they give during their time […]
WASHINGTON — Nearly two years ago on a cold February day, President Barack Obama stood for the first time before a joint session of Congress and spoke of a national day of reckoning.
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