State of the Union Speech: All of It

Delivered by President Barack Obama, January 20, 2015 Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans: We are fifteen years into this new century.  Fifteen years that dawned with terror touching our shores; that unfolded with a new generation fighting two long and costly wars; that saw a vicious recession spread across

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Obama Administration Plan Will Aim to Slash Methane Emissions

President Obama’s climate action plan is putting methane gas emissions that result from oil and gas exploration in his crosshairs. A proposal unveiled today would cut methane emissions by 45% by the year 2025.

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Obama to Faster, Cheaper Internet Access

The White House will soon unveil a plan that makes improved Internet access a high priority.

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North Dakota Joins Multi-State Immigration Lawsuit

We’re the 24th state to join the effort that hopes to legally block President Obama’s executive action on immigration.

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Politics: President Obama and Chief Justice Roberts

Chief Justice Roberts was appointed by George W. Bush, and his opinion on the Affordable Care Act litigation paved the way for implementation of the law. This is a good article on the major players in our system of checks and balances.

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Obama Unveils Immigration Reform

The executive action eases the threat of deportation for 4.7 million undocumented people living in the United States. The action is expected to spark a political fight with Republicans.

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