Obama's State of Union address reveals 'scaled-down ambition'

First Reaction Wed 29 Jan, AT 10:09

President promises action on 'bread-and-butter' issues, but 'audacity of hope' has evaporated

Obama pledges economic revival and gun control in union address

Talking Point Wed 13 Feb, AT 12:59

The US President's 'wide-ranging' State of the Union address sets out a bold vision for his second term

Alexander Cockburn

Yawn of the union: Romney's tax returns tell us far more

Wed 25 Jan, AT 08:26 Alexander Cockburn

Barack Obama needs to sharpen up his act – this populist economic proposal was just wallpaper