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8 Guests From Around The Country Attend State Of The Union Speech

Obama also met in the Oval Office on Tuesday with four of the letter writers.

01/20/2015

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#SOTU: ‘America,’ ‘New,’ ‘Jobs,’ ‘Time’ Stand Out In Obama’s State Of The Union Address Word Cloud

As the White House released the full text of President Obama’s State of the Union speech in advance as a way to improve public access and understanding, a few themes emerged quickly by entering the text into a Word Cloud applet that looks for which phrases and words are used most often and then represents that visually.

01/20/2015

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FULL SPEECH TEXT: President Obama’s 2015 State Of The Union Address As Prepared For Delivery

President Obama delivered his sixth State of the Union speech to Congress on January 20th, 2015, laying out his final two years of his presidency, and for the first time, speaking to a legislature completely controlled by the opposition party. The following text is released by the White House in advance of the president’s speech.

01/20/2015

President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union address on Tuesday. (Getty Images)

President Obama State Of The Union To Press Middle Class Proposals In Front Of Skeptical GOP Majority

President Barack Obama was scheduled to give his sixth State Of The Union address Tuesday night, but for the first time before a Republican-controlled Congress.

01/20/2015

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Tom Hanks Writes About Experiences At Hayward’s Chabot College, Voices Support For Free Access

Actor Tom Hanks penned an op-ed on his experiences at Hayward’s Chabot College, and voiced his support for the President’s plan to make two years of free community college available to millions of Americans.

01/14/2015

US President Barack Obama speaks at Pellissippi State Community College in Knoxville, Tennessee on January 9, 2015. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Offers Details Of $60 Billion Plan To Provide Americans 2 Years Of Free Community College

President Barack Obama on Friday proposed to bring the cost of two years of community college “down to zero” for all Americans, an ambitious nationwide plan based on a popular Tennessee program signed into law by that state’s Republican governor.

01/09/2015

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Obama’s New Plan Offers 2 Years Of Community College To Millions Of Students For Free

Going to college for free might sound too good to be true, but thanks to President Obama, that might become a reality.

01/08/2015

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California Farmers Concerned Obama’s Immigration Action Could Lead To Worker Shortage

Some California farmers fear President Obama’s action on immigration policy could create a shortage of workers and devastate the state’s $46 billion agricultural industry.

12/29/2014

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U.S. Mulls Putting North Korea Back On Terrorism List After ‘Act Of Cybervandalism’ Involving Sony’s ‘The Interview’

President Barack Obama says the United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back on its list of state sponsors of terrorism as Washington decides how to respond to what he calls an “act of cybervandalism,” not one of war.

12/21/2014

Supporters rally on behalf of imprisioned US citizen Alan Gross, calling for US President Barack Obama to help free Gross during a rally in Lafayette Park December 3, 2013, across the street from the White House, in Washington, DC. (PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama’s Call To Loosen Cuban Travel And Trade Restrictions Gets Mixed Reactions

The president’s call for loosening travel and trade restrictions with Cuba is an historic shift that many young Cubans living in the U.S. never thought they’d see. An Oakland performer hopes his mom will get to see him dance.

12/17/2014

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