President Donald Trump is delivering his State of the Union address to Congress, which will be followed by a response from the Democratic Party. Journalists across the NPR newsroom will be annotating those remarks, adding fact-checks and analysis in real time.
In his State of the Union address Tuesday night, President Obama never mentioned Alaska or the Arctic, but he took a few shots at the oil industry. Obama says it’s time to accelerate the move away from “dirtier” energy.
President Obama gave his State of the Union address last night, and the response from Alaska’s U.S. senators was swift and negative, particularly to Obama’s pledge to act without Congress where he can.
With the country slowly digging itself out of recession, some of his legislative priorities buried under Washington’s partisanship and his approval ratings at some of their lowest levels, President Obama called for “a year of action” during his fifth State of the Union address on Tuesday.
After more than five years of recession and painfully slow recovery, President Obama has sent a powerful signal that he thinks the U.S. economy is now in much better shape — good enough, at least, to provide workers with raises.
President Barack Obama laid out his vision for the country last night that include new gun regulations … climate change legislation … and a new immigration policy.