Tag: state of the union

Obama vows to help young black men

Obama vows to help young black men

| February 20, 2014

Young black men in the U.S. are the most disproportionately incarcerated and the largest percentage of the unemployed and of high school dropouts.

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The one thing I wish Obama had said

The one thing I wish Obama had said

| February 13, 2014

I was pleased that the president spent so much time on the matter of economic inequality and raising the minimum wage in his State of the Union address.

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How Obama can ‘get his groove back’

How Obama can ‘get his groove back’

| February 7, 2014

President Barack Obama’s legacy is in trouble. Will his State of the Union message make a difference? Will Obama get his groove back?

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Obama hopes to sidestep Congress to have ‘a year of action’

Obama hopes to sidestep Congress to have ‘a year of action’

| February 6, 2014

President Obama declared in his State of the Union speech that he will have “a year of action” by expanding economic opportunity through executive orders.

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