State Of The Union Address

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union address.  (Photo by Mandel Ngan-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama In State Of The Union: Tax Wealthy, Help Middle Class

Refusing to bend to the new Republican Congress, President Barack Obama unveiled Tuesday night an ambitious State of the Union agenda steeped in Democratic priorities, including tax increases on the wealthy, education and child care help for the middle class and a torrent of veto threats for the GOP’s own plans.


President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union speech on January 24, 2012 in Washington, DC. Obama said the focal point his speech is the central mission of our country, and his central focus as president, including "rebuilding an economy where hard work pays off and responsibility is rewarded."  (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Local Gun Control Advocate To Attend State Of The Union Address

Carolyn Murray was invited to the State of the Union by U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill).

WBBM Newsradio–02/08/2013

Job Seekers

Job Seekers Focus On State Of The Union

A couple from south suburban Hazel Crest watched the State of the Union address with special concern about jobs Tuesday night.

CBS Chicago–01/26/2011

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.)

Durbin Hosts Soldiers For State Of The Union

Two Illinois Soldiers were on hand for the State of the Union Address Tuesday night.

WBBM Newsradio–01/26/2011

State Of The Union Address

State Of The Union Address

President Barack Obama implored Democratic and Republican lawmakers to rally behind his vision of economic revival for an anxious nation.

CBS Chicago–01/25/2011

The 2 Teachers

CBS 2 School: SOTU, Three Four…

Tonight at the beginning of his State of the Union Address President Barack Obama will tell us, “The state of our union is strong.” He should thank people like Jack LaLanne.

CBS Chicago–01/25/2011

Mark Kirk

Kirk: Civility To Improve Between Democrats, Republicans

New U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) says he believes the symbolic gesture of Democrats and Republicans sitting together at the State of the Union Addresswill carry over into the regular work of Congress.

WBBM Newsradio–01/25/2011