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Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Happy birthday Abe
February 12 is Abraham Lincoln's birthday.
Article II, Section 3, Clause 1
The President “shall from time to time give to the Congress Information on the State of the Union, and recommend to their Consideration such measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient.”
How many?
Including President Obama’s 2012 address, there have been a total of 91 in person Annual Messages/State of the Union Addresses.

Latest State of the Union Coverage:

What the President’s Address Means for Your Wallet

In his latest State of the Union speech, President Obama urged for programs to revive the middle class and create a thriving economy. But what do his proposals mean for your personal finances?

Inside Obama's mind at his State of the Union address

President Obama is psychologically predictable. He does not surprise.

Fact check on Obama's State of the Union address

President Barack Obama did some cherry-picking Tuesday night in defense of his record on jobs and laid out a conditional path to citizenship for illegal immigrants that may be less onerous than he ...

What the State of the Union Meant for Small Business

From tax reform to minimum wage, Katie Vlietstra, Director of Government Affairs at the National Association for the Self-Employed, points out the key issues for small businesses in last night's sp...

Higher Minimum Wage, Higher Unemployment?

President Obama's proposals to increase minimum wage have many business and worker advocacy groups in an uproar.

Rubio's Republican response

Senator lays out GOP vision for economic prosperity.

Obama’s State of the Union Shows the Economy is Still a Priority for Latinos

The State of the Union address shows economic stability is still the most important issue for Latinos.

Transcript of Obama's State of the Union speech

 Transcript of Obama's State of the Union speech

Obama pledge to spend without adding 'dime' to deficit draws skepticism

President Obama's pledge Tuesday night to push a raft of spending proposals without adding "a single dime" to the deficit appeared to make little sense to Republicans.

Liberal media lavish praise on Obama but mercilessly mock Rubio's water break

If Santa Claus had a State of the Union speech, it would sound much like President Obama’s latest. In it, Obama detailed a Christmas list of “investments” on Tuesday night that he wants gover...

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