State of the Union 2012
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Post State of the Union webcast
CBS News political correspondents joined Scott Pelley for an online exclusive post State of the Union discussion analyzing President Obama's speech and spoke with Senior White House Advisor Valerie Jarrett on how the appeals from the President will be passed by Congress.
Gov. Daniels: 2012 "the year we prove the doubters wrong"
Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels says that 2012 must be the year that "we prove the doubters wrong" and "say to a new generation that America is still the world's premier land of opportunity," during the closing remarks of the Republican response to the 2012 State of the Union Address.
Obama encourages unity in SOTU conclusion
In his closing remarks of his 2012 State of the Union Address, President Obama says that as long as Americans are joined in common purpose, "the state of our union will always be strong."
Obama: Tax reform should follow Buffett rule
In his 2012 State of the Union Address, President Obama suggested tax reform should follow the Buffett rule where Americans who make more than $1 million a year should not pay less than 30 percent in taxes.
Obama asks for bill to end insider trading in Congress
During his 2012 State of the Union Address, President Obama acknowledges American's concerns that "Washington is broken," and asks Congress to construct a bill that bans insider trading by members of Congress.
Obama calls for support for "next Steve Jobs"
President Obama said America should support "every risk-taker and entrepreneur who aspires to become the next Steve Jobs" in his State of the Union address Tuesday. Jobs' widow was in the audience.
Obama jokes, takes on business regulation
During his 2012 State of the Union Address, President Obama tackles federal regulations on businesses and makes a light-heated joke about "crying over spilled milk."
Obama calls on States to keep students in school
In his 2012 State of the Union Address, President Obama stressed the importance of teachers and offered to give them the resources they need while calling on every state to require students to stay in high school until graduation or they turn eighteen.
Obama: The state of our union is getting stronger
In his 2012 State of the Union Address, President Obama comments on the progress that the economy has made since he took office and says "the state of our union is getting stronger."
Obama invokes his grandparents in economic fairness pitch
President Obama made a pitch for economic fairness in his State of the Union address Tuesday, invoking the memory of his grandmother, grandfather and the country's workforce during World Ward II.
Obama to lay out economic vision in SOTU
President looks to connect with middle-class voters in high-stakes election-year address
W.H.: Obama to present "common sense" SOTU
David Plouffe says president in address will lay out blueprint for strengthening economy, and hopes Republicans will listen
Obama tackling income inequality with SOTU
President Obama's State of the Union Address will, in many ways, be the unofficial kick-off of his campaign for re-election. And, as Norah O'Donnell reports, the president's picking a fight on an issue he hopes will dominate this year's campaign - income inequality.
Americans hope for promise from State of the Union
Many American families, like the one Jim Axelrod met in Union, Ohio, aren't asking for a more perfect union but one with simply more promise.
Buffett's secretary to sit with first lady at SOTU
Hours after his potential GOP rival Mitt Romney reveals his low tax rate, the president will push for the "Buffett rule" in a major speech
"State of the Union" debate to play out all week
The president and his opponents will keep debating "State of the Union" themes in key swing states this week
Will tax returns release help Mitt Romney?
Mitt Romney released tax records Tuesday indicating he made $42.5 million in income in 2010 and 2011 and will pay $6.2 million in taxes. CBS News/National Journal's Sarah Boxer reports from
What will Obama say in State of the Union?
CBS News chief White House correspondent Norah O'Donnell reports on what President Obama will say on Tuesday in his third State of the Union address, his first in an election year.
Obama to outline vision in State of the Union
Economic programs and objectives will dominate address, which will likely sound like a campaign speech for a president seeking re-election