In the most emotional moment of the State of the Union, President Obama proclaimed that the families of the victims of gun violence “deserve a vote” in Congress on a gun control bill.
The full text of the Republican Address to the Nation, as prepared for delivery.
Here is the full text of President Obama’s address, as prepared for delivery.
TIME’s political team will begin liveblogging President Obama’s State of the Union address at 8:45pm tonight.
Since the nuclear era, one Cabinet member has been designated to hide and lead the nation in the event that America’s most powerful politicians are all wiped out during the State of the Union address. UPDATE
Apple is a symbol of American innovation, but it does most of its business, employs most of its workers, and keeps much of its money overseas.
Before the economic collapse, President Obama focused on how the middle class could thrive in an increasingly outsourced and automated world. It’s a message he’ll return to tonight.
The passing of a loved one prompts the first public release of the 43rd President’s artwork
Chuck Hagel, who earned a pair of Purple Hearts as a grunt in Vietnam, all but earned a third during his confirmation hearing to become Defense Secretary.
Senator Jim Inhofe (R-OK) asks Chuck Hagel when he stopped beating his wife during the SecDef confirmation hearing.
During his confirmation hearing to become the next Defense Secretary, Chuck Hagel locks horns with old friend Sen. John McCain over the 2006 Iraq troop surge. (Transcript included.)
John McCain’s first round interrogation of Chuck Hagel was more about personal pique and histrionics than it was about elucidating Hagel’s views. It was a foolish and demeaning exercise.