President Obama's State Of The Union Address

 

Obama flexes executive muscle in State of the Union

Obama flexes executive muscle in State of the Union

By Brian Hughes | 01/28/14 12:00 AM

President Obama flexed executive muscle in his State of the Union address Tuesday, rolling out a series of unilateral actions in an attempt to reassert his standing in Washington and with the American public.
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Obama's State of the Union address takes political shots at Republicans

Obama's State of the Union address takes political shots at Republicans

By Rebecca Berg | 01/28/14 12:00 AM

In advance of the speech, some Democrats privately hoped the president would remind the public about the role Republicans played in shutting down the government last year over qualms with Obamacare. Obama did just that near the top of his speech, decrying the “rancorous” tone of the debate over...
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Obama proposes retirement savings expansions

Obama proposes retirement savings expansions

By Joseph Lawler | 01/28/14 12:00 AM

Pointing out that most workers do not have pensions, Obama first announced that the Treasury will create a new kind of savings account, called MyRAs (a play on Individual Retirement Account, or IRAs), to allow workers to invest in risk-free Treasury assets.
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