State Of The Union

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State Of The Union: What To Expect

Few surprises are expected when President Obama addresses the nation on Tuesday night.


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Working-Age People Make Up Majority Of Food Stamp Recipients

Working-age people now make up the majority in U.S. households that rely on food stamps — a switch from a few years ago, when children and the elderly were the main recipients.


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Raising Minimum Wage To $9 Draws Mixed Reaction

Unemployed workers at a Dallas job fair today were largely excited by President Obama’s call to raise the federal minimum wage.

CBS 11–02/13/2013

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Obama: Nation Stronger, GOP Should Back His Plans

President Barack Obama urged a deeply divided Congress to embrace his plans to use government money to create jobs and strengthen the nation’s middle class.


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Dallas ‘Dreamer’ To Attend State Of The Union Address

Tonight, she’ll be in the House Chamber as the President delivers his State of the Union address before a Joint Session of Congress. “It’s very exciting” said Garibay.


U.S. President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union adddress on January 24, 2012 in Washington, DC. Obama said the focal point his speech is the central mission of our country, and his central focus as president, including "rebuilding an economy where hard work pays off and responsibility is rewarded."  (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Obama To Republicans: Game On

President Barack Obama delivered an election-year message to Republicans: Game on. The GOP – in Congress and on the campaign trail – signaled it’s ready for the fight.


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Political Reporter Jack Fink: President Obama’s State Of The Union

The following is analysis from CBS 11 political reporter Jack Fink concerning tonight’s State of the Union Speech by President Obama, the general election campaign and what lies ahead for Mr. Obama.


U.S. President Barack Obama is applauded by U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Speaker of the House John Boehner while delivering his State of the Union address on Capitol Hill January 25, 2011 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Pablo Martinez Monsivais-Pool/Getty Images)

Preview Obama’s State Of The Union Address

President Obama will make perhaps his highest profile case for reelection Tuesday, delivering a State of the Union address that will lay out an economic agenda he hopes will connect with the middle class.


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Obama Planning To “Hang Out” In Google+ Live Chat

President Obama plans to “hang out” in a Google+ video chat room to answer questions about his State of the Union address.