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State of the Union address

Barack Obama delivers the State of Union Address

State of the Nation: Obama delivers 'greatest hits' speech

First Reaction
Wed 21 Jan, AT 10:13

President uses annual address to seal his legacy and urge Republicans to back tax increases for rich

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