January 27, 2012
This week on The Confab: Join Washington reporter Cynthia Gordy as she chats with Assistant Editor Akoto Ofori-Atta and contributor Jozen Cummings about Obama's State of the Union address, the race-specific Red Tails marketing campaign and black love on reality television.
January 23, 2012
Blogging the Beltway: The president will discuss the economy with an eye on inequality -- and his re-election.
by Dr. Wilmer J. Leon onJanuary 26, 2011
His speech tried to push his opposition into cooperating on the country's competitive challenges.
January 26, 2011
Obama declares "We do big things" in a job-centered State of the Union address.
by David Swerdlick onJanuary 24, 2011
The president's State of the Union message should be good but not great if he wants to keep his winning streak going.
January 27, 2010
Obama's first State of the Union address took on big banks, health care, and job creation. But it won't solve the country's woes—that much is up to the Democrats and Republicans in Congress.
by Kai Wright onJanuary 26, 2010
What a difference an election makes. In 2008, Obama slammed John McCain for proposing a spending freeze to fix our ailing economy. Now, in 2010, on the eve of his State of the Union address, he’s proposing the same. This can’t be good.
by Jack White onJanuary 26, 2010
In his first State of the Union address, Obama must address the most urgent need in America. We need more jobs.
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