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State Of The Union Primer: What President Obama Proposed

After what he called a "breakthrough year," the president set caution aside. He called for expanded tax credits to help working families and for paid sick leave for workers who don't already have it.
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Political Theater, Crazy-Glued GOP Seats And More Congressional Reaction

There was the official GOP response, but many members who didn't get their moment in the spotlight took to Twitter.
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The Obamas' Guests For The 2015 State Of The Union Address

President Obama's guest list for tonight's speech includes Alan Gross, who was freed from a Cuban prison in December. Other guests include a veteran, a police officer and a climate scientist.
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'Tonight, We Turn The Page': Obama Lays Out 2015 Agenda

"It has been, and still is, a hard time for many" Americans, President Obama said in Tuesday night's State of the Union address. "But tonight, we turn the page."
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Virginia House Holds Out Hope For Bill That Would Deny In-State Tuition To Undocumented Residents

In Virginia, an effort to deny in-state college tuition rates to undocumented immigrants who were brought to the country as children has been narrowly defeated in the state Senate. But Republicans are still hoping to score a victory in the House of Delegates.
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Obama Tries To Spread State Of The Union Messages Outside Speech

This year, the many of the policy initiatives in President Obama's State of the Union address have been anything but closely guarded secrets. The president has previewed several proposals in the days leading up to the speech. And media consumers now have more options than ever for taking in the speech.
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'State Of The Union Machine' Patches Together Speeches Of Presidents Past

The "State of the Union Machine" randomly generates text based on different presidents' actual speeches. Their words and phrases can be patched together to create a multi-administration text.
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Supreme Court Examines Gray Area In Judicial Campaigning

The court today heard arguments testing whether states may prohibit candidates for judgeships from soliciting campaign donations personally.
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Obama Could Get More Cheers From Republicans On Trade

When President Obama delivers his State of the Union address on Tuesday, there's likely to be a deep partisan divide on many of the proposals. Trade is one area where Republicans will be applauding while many Democrats are sitting on their hands.
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State Of The Union Preview

A preview of what to listen for in President Obama's State of the Union address.

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