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Analysis: New Team To Probe Mortgage, Banking Fraud

In his State of the Union address, the president announced a new special investigations unit to dig into fraud and wrongdoing in the mortgage and banking system in the run-up to the financial crisis and housing market collapse.

Analysis: Landmark Health Overhaul Gets Barely A Mention

When it came to health, what was most surprising was how little President Obama had to say in his State of the Union address.

Obama: 'I Will Not Walk Away From The Promise Of Clean Energy'

In his State of the Union speech, President Obama called for more domestic oil and gas production, saying that "a future where we're in control of our own energy" is within reach, where the nation's security and prosperity would not be so closely linked to unstable parts of the world.

Transcript: GOP Response From Gov. Mitch Daniels

Read the text of the Republican response to President Obama's State of the Union address, as prepared for delivery.

Can Obama Deliver On New Education Commitments?

In his State of the Union address, President Obama called for a "new national commitment" to train 2 million Americans with skills that will lead directly to a job. It was not the first time he's proposed this, though.
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Obama Outlines Vision, Declaring 'America Is Back'

The economy was the main focus of the president's State of the Union address. Obama offered specific proposals for boosting manufacturing and creating more jobs.