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Obama Rushes to Keep Last Year’s Promises Before Address

President Barack Obama, leading up to his State of the Union speech this week, has vowed to make 2014 a “year of action.”<p>His main actions so far: …

Did Obama keep last year's State of the Union promises?

Fresh off a tough re-election campaign, President Obama filled his 2013 State of the Union address with a long list of priorities from a leader who …

President Barack Obama's State of the Union Address -- As Prepared for Delivery

<b>Remarks of President Barack Obama – As Prepared for Delivery</b><p><b>State of the Union Address</b><p><b>Tuesday, February 12, 2013</b><p><b>Washington, DC</b><p><i>As Prepared for</i> …

Obama tries to restore optimism in his State of the Union address to the country

So, in the aftermath of President Barack Obama's Tuesday night State of the Union address, exactly what is the state of this country?<p>If you gauge by …

Red and blue America: Is Obama overreaching with executive orders?

President Obama says he plans to advance an ambitious policy agenda this year “with or without Congress.” His latest decision: an executive order …

What is income inequality, anyway?

President Obama called it "the defining issue of our time" in his 2012 State of the Union, but he did so without ever uttering the phrase "income inequality."<p>Perhaps that's because income inequality is one of those alliterative word pairs everyone's heard by now but few fully understand.<p>Instead of …

Obama's State Of The Union Address: If You Like Your Income Inequality, You Can Keep It

<i>…And the trees are all kept equal</i><i>By hatchet, axe, and saw.</i>Rush—“The Trees,” <i>Hemispheres</i><p>President Barack Obama was right when he said, “The long-term unemployed are not lazy. They’re not lacking in motivation. They’re coping with the aftermath of the worst economic crisis in generations.”<p>He should …

6 Ways Extreme Income Inequality Is Making Your Life Worse

President Barack Obama will focus on what he has described as “the defining challenge of our time” during the State of the Union address on Tuesday: …

U.S. Income Inequality Worse Than Many Latin American Countries

Latin America has long been viewed as a region plagued by some of the worst wealth inequality in the world.<p>But in recent years, those figures have turned around, while in the United States income inequality is on the rise.<p>Adam Isacson, analyst for the Washington Office on Latin America, notes the …

The Unequal State of America: The Undeserving Poor | Reuters.com

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The Unequal State of America: Redistributing Up

"The size and scope of government is increasing. Look at the number of laws, regulations and lawsuits companies have to contend with."–Kirk Blalock, Republican lobbyist

The Unequal State of America: A Reuters series

Obama: No more "Mad Men" workplace policies

State of the Union 2014: Obama calls for 'year of action'

Summary<p>We're going to wrap up our live blog coverage for the evening. Here's a summary of where things stand:<p>• <b>President Obama called for a "year of action,"</b> saying "opportunity is who we are." He began his speech by touting progress on the economy and spent about half an hour describing what he …

Get Ready: President Obama’s 2014 State of the Union Address

On Tuesday, January 28 at 9pm ET, President Obama will deliver his fifth State of the Union Address.<p>This year there will be more ways than ever to take part in the State of the Union, including a new way to watch the speech and share exclusive graphics with your social networks, and opportunities …

President Barack Obama's State of the Union Address

Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans:<p>Today in America, a teacher spent extra time with a student who needed it, …

Deal or no deal?

IN HIS big annual speech to Congress, Barack Obama made several promises. He pledged to raise the minimum wage for those contracted to the federal …

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State of the Union: Obama promises action on inequality

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1048000/1048031_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534237258_2e6ac7e9db55d3772c25be39b7fb5119<p><b>US President Barack Obama has promised "with or without Congress" to tackle economic inequality, in his annual State of the Union address.</b><p>He pledged …

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Why aren’t the poor storming the barricades?

MATT MILLER of the <i>Washington Post</i> has a hunch: there hasn’t been a “broader revolt” of the underclass against rising income inequality, he writes, …