The president’s plan would end the sequester by spending $74 billion more than the caps Congress mandated four years ago in an attempt to reduce the federal deficit.
Fast-track authority on trade deals is one of the few areas where the GOP and the president agree.
A group of mayors announces legal support of Obama’s immigration orders.
Are host countries happy about it? And how much does it cost?
Republicans moved quickly to reject proposals from the State of the Union address, inviting Israel’s prime minister to rebut Obama’s Iran policy.
In a wide-ranging address, the president called for tax reform cutting corporate-friendly loopholes, touted free community college and delivered a zinger aimed at critics of plans to fight global warming.
The president is riding a wave of confidence driven by an improving economy and brightening approval ratings, but it’s unclear if he’ll be able to break through gridlock.
The leaders said such a move could derail talks with Iran.
President Obama vows to veto any congressional effort to beef up sanctions on Iran.
The former senator from Massachusetts “stood at the forefront of the battle for civil rights and economic fairness.“