Recapping Obama’s 2014 State of the Union

President Obama gave us a surprisingly hopeful State of the Union address tonight. I say surprising because he has faced intractable opposition from a GOP determined to undermine his every move. Indeed, both houses of Congress have demonstrated a keen desire to toil less on “prosperity [that] is widely shared,” as the president proffered tonight,…

The big SOTU moments

With this first State of the Union of President Barrack Obama’s final term, the message is clear. We can do this. He said it over and over tonight. As he unveiled plans that “will not cost a penny more,” the guiding premise was that America has some work to do to reclaim its rightful place…