State Of The Union 2011

The First Lady Michelle Obama donned a Rachel Roy sheath dress at last night’s State of the Union Address.

Congressman James Clyburn joins Roland Martin on the Tom Joyner Morning Show to discuss President Obama’s State of the Union address, what it means for African-Americans and government spending.

Roland Martin joins the Best Political Team on Television to discuss Michele Bachmann’s response to President Obama’s State of the Union address. WATCH:

Roland Martin joins the “Best Political Team on Television” for reactions to President Obama’s State of the Union address. President Barack Obama did not mention poor or middle class Americans. Roland called this omission a failure. WATCH:

Update: WASHINGTON — President Obama called on Tuesday night for Americans to unleash their creative spirits, set aside their partisan differences and come together around a common goal of out-competing other nations in a rapidly shifting global economy. In a State of the Union address to a newly divided Congress, Mr. Obama outlined what his […]

Washington — Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) stepped up to the plate on Tuesday night to deliver the official Republican response to President Barack Obama’s’ State of the Union speech. Ryan will be the point man in the new House GOP majority’s drive to rein in spending and bring the budget closer to balance. Tuesday’s speech […]

Below are some of the quotes from Pres. Obama’s State of the Union speech: “Amid all the noise and passions and rancor of our public debate, Tucson reminded us that no matter who we are or where we come from, each of us is a part of something greater – something more consequential than party […]

Below is a photo gallery of the 2011 State of the Union by President Barack Obama. RELATED: State of the Union 2011

Today I was invited to the White House to discuss the upcoming State Of  The Union speech at the White House with Valerie Jarrett, Senior Adviser to President Barack Obama. It is clear that the White House thinks that this will be a very important speech. The theme of the speech will be “Winning For […]

In a recent poll conducted on the largest social networking site for African Americans, BlackPlanet.Com, Black America responded by asking for Pres. Obama to focus more on jobs in his State of the Union speech tonight. Close to 16 percent of African Americans are unemployed, and teenage unemployment amongst Black Americans is the worst. RELATED: […]

WASHINGTON — President Obama, on the defensive as Congressional Republicans press to rein in spending, will propose to extend for another two years the three-year partial freeze of domestic programs that he suggested in 2010, and will call for $78 billion in military spending cuts, when he delivers the annual State of the Union address […]

As President Obama prepares to give his State of the Union address, he is riding a wave of approval that many would have thought impossible just two months ago. The White House is looking to utilize his speech tonight before a nation struggling to find work to further advance his approval rating and set the […]