Video: President Barack Obama hit the road, launching a three-day trip to sell his State of the Union proposals. Obama started his effort today at an expanding auto parts factory where he pushed for higher minimum wage and job training programs.
It's hard to imagine that the Republican response to shifting demographic realities is to change nothing at all, save perhaps immigration reform. But there's little evidence anything else is going on here.
First Lady Michelle Obama had a number of guests sit with her to watch President Obama's State of the Union address, and one of those invited was science whiz Jack Andraka, a 10th grader at Glen Burnie's North County High School. Read about his discovery.
Video: Asked about President Barack Obama's call to raise the minimum wage, Speaker of the House John Boehner said small businesses would be less likely to hire low-skilled workers if it cost them more to do so.
Video: Marco Rubio’s latest appearance on the national stage was muddled by an awkward sip of water during his State of the Union response , but Post reporter and Rubio biographer Manuel Roig-Franzia says the junior senator's star is on the rise.
President Obama set the tone for his second term on Tuesday, going through a litany of policy proposals that he will pursue in the months and years ahead. And polls suggest most of his proposals have broad public support.
After an election, the winning party typically tries to pass the policies it campaigned on while the losers try to work up a more appealing agenda. But last night's dueling speeches revealed, strangely, the reverse.
Video: Rock musician Ted Nugent, a vocally pro-gun rights advocate who attended this year's State of the Union as a guest of Rep. Steve Stockman (R-Texas), said President Obama’s tighter gun laws are not the answer to the nation's escalating gun violence problem; strengthening detection of mental illness is.