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Jan 11, 2016, 8:30am EST
  • January 14, 2016

    The words of Obama's State of the Union speeches

    How his rhetoric has changed.

  • January 13, 2016

    Obama hints at a reform greens have been pursuing for a long time

    It's got to do with fossil fuels underneath public land ... and keeping them there.

  • January 13, 2016

    Obama promised to cure cancer. Here's how the disease affects Americans.

    Cancer in America, explained in 8 charts.

  • January 13, 2016

    The GOP response to the State of the Union sounded pretty different in Spanish

    Think Nikki Haley's speech sounded moderate? Just wait.

  • January 13, 2016

    The most powerful moment from Obama’s last State of the Union

    "It betrays who we are as a country."

  • January 13, 2016

    Obama's 2016 State of the Union, in 4 minutes

    The highlights, the jokes, and the jabs.

  • January 13, 2016

    A guide to the policies Obama mentioned in the 2016 State of the Union

    This is President Obama's agenda.

  • January 12, 2016

    Obama's cringe-worthy line claiming Middle East conflicts "date back millennia"

    The line from Obama's State of the Union that pissed off every international relations scholar.

  • January 12, 2016

    Obama just declared victory in the culture war

    A speech for people who believe today's pluralistic America is the greatest America we've ever had.

  • January 12, 2016

    4 winners and 2 losers in Barack Obama's last State of the Union address

    Winner number one: Hillary Clinton.

  • January 12, 2016

    The State of the Union, edited down to 375 words

    President Obama's State of the Union came in at around 5,400 words. That's too long. Here's our edit.

  • January 12, 2016

    Obama calls for an end to gerrymandering in the State of the Union

    "We have to end the practice of drawing our congressional districts so that politicians can pick their voters and not the other way around."

  • January 12, 2016

    State of the Union: Full text of South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley's Republican response

    As President Obama did in his speech, Haley got in a few jabs at Donald Trump, cautioning against listening to the "loudest voice in the room."

  • January 12, 2016

    Obama's big regret: he lost on politics

    President Obama promised to fix American politics. In his final State of the Union, he admitted that he failed.

  • January 12, 2016

    Did you catch Obama's diss of Trump in the State of the Union?

    He referenced the billionaire mogul early in the speech.

  • January 12, 2016

    State of the Union 2016: Obama’s joke on himself turns into a joke on 2016 candidates

    Congress was laughing at him — until suddenly, they were laughing at their own members.

  • January 12, 2016

    President Obama says he and Paul Ryan can agree on fighting poverty. That's half right.

    The sticking point, now as ever, is taxes.

  • January 12, 2016

    State of the Union 2016: Read the full text of Obama's speech

    "I want to focus on our future."

  • January 12, 2016

    President Obama's final State of the Union address is tonight. Here's how to watch it.

    One last time.

  • January 12, 2016

    State of the Union 2016: why Mario Diaz-Balart is delivering the GOP response in Spanish

    And why it's going to be the most interesting speech of the night.

  • January 12, 2016

    State of the Union 2016 excerpts: Obama will call for "a better politics"

    "Democracy does require basic bonds of trust between its citizens."

  • January 12, 2016

    The 23 people Obama chose to showcase for his final State of the Union address

    Who is sitting in the first lady’s box for the last State of the Union?

  • January 12, 2016

    Today's State of the Union might be the least watched in 20 years. That's not a bad thing.

    There are two main factors.

  • January 11, 2016

    #EmptySeat: the heartbreaking State of the Union hashtag about gun violence

    President Obama isn’t the only one who will leave an #EmptySeat for the State of the Union.

  • January 11, 2016

    Nikki Haley is giving the Republican response to Obama’s State of the Union. Here’s why.

    Her handling of the Confederate flag controversy cemented her national reputation.