State Of The Union
President Obama declared, “Tonight, we turn the page,” arguing in his sixth State of the Union address that the nation is now ready to move past the wars and recession of the last 15 years and should embrace his economic and foreign policy initiatives moving forward.
Chris reviews President Obama’s trip to Pittsburgh, Rutgers offering a class on Beyonce, and a potential Super Bowl coming to Philadelphia. He talks to the Mayor of Atlantic City, Don Guardian, and the CEO of La Colombe, Todd Carmichael.
Dom Giordano talked with Reince Priebus, the Chairman of the Republican National Committee, on Wednesday to gauge his reaction to President Obama’s State of the Union Address.
Morici, a Professor of International Business at the University of Maryland, said he expects the President will be able to pass a raise in the minimum wage because “there is a lot of sentiment in the country that $7.25 an hour is too low.”
US labor secretary Tom Perez says the president will call for job creation, immigration reform, and a higher minimum wage, “to insure that we have a healthy middle class.”
My fellow Americans, tonight we gather on what is no doubt another historically cold night in our nation’s capital. But while our bodies may be cold our love for America has never been warmer and the state of our union has never been stronger.
President Obama, in his State of the Union address, listed as one of his priorities — high quality preschool education for every child in the nation. The latest national data available show only 28 percent of 4-year-olds attending preschool.
Eyewitness News sat down with one local woman, who was in D.C. fighting to keep the gun violence issue alive on behalf of her son.
President Obama will participate in a Google Plus Hangout on Thursday to answer questions about his State of the Union address.
Chris covers all angles of the State of the Union Address. He talks to John Hayward from Human Events as well as Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna on a special edition of the matchup. He also talks to Actor Billy Campbell, who portrays Abraham Lincoln in the Nat Geo film, Killing Lincoln, and Tom McGrath from the Philly Post.
One thing is certain: when the President talks, the Democrats will cheer, the Republicans will be polite. It’s how many times that both sides applaud that will tell you if real compromise is possible.
Chris previews President Obama’s State of the Union Address, Vice President Joe Biden’s visit to Philadelphia to discuss gun violence, and analyzes the state of healthcare costs. He talks to Maureen Ferguson from the Catholic Association about Pope Benedict’s decision to step down.
Chris analyzes President Obama’s State of the Union Address and talks to Congressman Pat Meehan and Marcus Hook Mayor James Schiliro, who were both in attendance. He questions the outrage at selling tickets to Joe Paterno’s memorial and talks to Tom McGrath, Editor of Philadelphia Magazine, about this months upcoming addition.
President Obama delivered his State of the Union address Tuesday night, outlining his vision for what he calls a fairer economy for American families. As KYW Newsradio’s Larry Kane reports, the address was part State of the Union, part campaign speech.
The National Constitution Center had a special event for the president’s speech tonight, State of the Union Bingo.