State of the Union

Why I'd Rather Hear Eric Holder Deliver the State of the Union Tonight

by Brentin Mock on Jan 28, 2014 1:46PM

What issue has Obama been addressing inadequately that Holder has confronted more forcefully?

Topics: /NOW, Voting Rights Act, State of the Union, Politics, Voting Rights

The Simple Truth: You Can't Have Growth and Austerity at Once

by Imara Jones on Feb 13, 2013 10:17AM

We're two weeks away from yet another crop of austerity measures that make the sorts of ideas laid out in President Obama's State of the Union simply impossible.

Topics: State of the Union, Economy, Shutdown

The State of Obama's Presidency

by Imara Jones on Feb 8, 2013 8:57AM

In his annual address to Congress on Tuesday, the president will consider the state of our union. His first assessment must be of himself and his relationship to House Republicans.

Topics: Economic Justice, Politics, State of the Union

To "Win the Future," Kids and Schools Must Survive the Present

by Julianne Hing on Jan 27, 2011 12:22PM

Education reformers argue the task is far larger than the president acknowledges.

Topics: State of the Union, Schools & Youth

Stuff the President DIDN'T Say in the State of the Union

by Kai Wright on Jan 26, 2011 4:09PM

There are many tough choices coming up, and consumer protection may be the biggest.

Topics: Kai Wright, State of the Union, Economy

Compare Obama's SOTU with Past Presidents', in Tag Clouds

by Jorge Rivas on Jan 26, 2011 03:00pm

Wonder how last night measured up? Take a look.

Courts May Decide Who Has Obama's Tech 'Sputnik Moment'

by Jamilah King on Jan 26, 2011 12:45PM

Actions, not ideas, are really what's driving today's fight over broadband access.

Topics: State of the Union, Technology

Obama's State of the Union Sets Up Deficit Debate, then Cheerleads

by Kai Wright on Jan 25, 2011 9:11PM

Recap the State of the Union with Colorlines.com editor Kai Wright's live blog of the speech.

Topics: Kai Wright, State of the Union

The State of Our Union Is Weak, But the 2012 Campaign Begins Now

by Kai Wright on Jan 24, 2011 10:36AM

But do we have two years to wait for real jobs investments while elections unfold?

Topics: State of the Union, Kai Wright, Economy