The president put forward a limited agenda Tuesday night with an eye toward the midterm elections
President Obama said he’s not going to wait for Congress to act during his State of the Union address, but CBS News chief Washington correspondent Bob Schieffer says there’s only so much the president can do by executive order.
Rep. Cathy McMorris-Rodgers, R-Wash., says we can't "go back to the way things were," but insists the Affordable Care Act "is not working."
CBS News chief White House correspondent Major Garrett says the White House has yet to divulge specifics on the executive orders President Obama spoke of during the 2014 State of the Union address.
CBS News political director John Dickerson tells Scott Pelley that real change in areas like immigration, tax reform and unemployment benefits require Congress and President Obama to work together.
President Obama praises the bravery and selflessness of Cory Remsburg, an Army Ranger who was gravely injured in Afghanistan.
President Obama touts the up-from-the-bootstraps story of House Speaker John Boehner as an example of the power of opportunity in America.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., admits he’s gotten sleepy during past State of the Union speeches, but “not during the Obama years.”
John Dickerson: For all of his talk of action, President Obama is still a leader entangled by Congress and the Constitution
After interview following State of the Union address, Rep. Michael Grimm threatens NY1 reporter because he asked about campaign finance allegations
On some items, the president can take matters into his own hands but for the big accomplishments, he'll have to ask Congress for help
Republicans blame president’s policies like Obamacare for the continued “opportunity inequality” in the United States
Obama to take matters into his own hands to try to bridge the gap between rich and poor; Republicans promise to keep chipping away at Obamacare
The U.S. will not default, but Republicans must look for ways to get the deficit under control, the House Budget Committee chairman says
In his State of the Union address, Obama will make clear he wants to work with Congress -- but is willing to bypass the legislative branch
Ahead of the State of the Union address, Boehner and the president are already butting heads
One challenge for the president: the audience for his annual address continues to dwindle
A round up of the various guests who will attend the 2013 State of the Union
A look at how the president did on items he pledged to work on like guns, immigration, taxes and more
The president will reveal his plan during the State of the Union: he will use another controversial executive order for the wage hike to $10.10/hour
As Obama preps for another State of the Union address, a look at past speeches provides a revealing look at the powers - and limitations - of the presidency
CBS News political director John Dickerson hosts a Google+ Hangout with Nancy Pelosi and members of the "Sensible Politics" community
Obama needs to be creative and break out of the boring State of the Union mold
John Dickerson: The president wants to show America what he can do with a pen, a phone, and a stick of nicotine gum