The president said that economic recovery was his top priority but said he wouldn't abandon health care reform and other signature plans.
Full text of President Obama's State of the Union address
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner says the government ‘made the best of a set of terrible choices’ in bailing out insurance giant AIG. But Democrats and Republicans alike hammered him for not demanding more from financial institutions.
President Obama delivers his State of the Union address at a political low point. He needs to buck up his party and soothe a frustrated electorate. Will he adopt his new fighting persona? Will anyone heckle him?
Oregon voters Tuesday approved Measures 66 and 67 that would raise taxes on the wealthy and on businesses. The vote suggests Americans may be willing to accept some types of tax hikes even in these hard times.
A ballot before Oregon voters Tuesday would raise taxes on high earners to lower the yawning state deficit. It is being seen as a snapshot of the national mood.
Personal wealth is both an asset and drawback for GOP candidates in the California governor's race. Republican billionaire Meg Whitman has put another $20 million into her campaign.
Rep. Michele Bachmann (R) of Minnesota, talking with Bill O'Reilly of Fox News Monday night, asserted that the tea party movement will come to 'dominate' the GOP.
By reordering his message to focus on jobs ahead of this week's State of the Union address, President Obama hopes to regain lost momentum. But he's not giving up on healthcare reform.