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Biden reassures Iraqi PM of support

...allies of convenience against the militants. The criticism from both Iraq and Iran began when Carter told CNN's "State of the Union" that Iraqi forces "vastly outnumbered" the Islamic State group, but still "showed no will to fight" and fled...
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My Turn: Will GOP destroy Obama's gains?

Reflecting on President Obama's State of the Union address, it is remarkable how far we've come in...stood up against it.As President Obama said in his State of the Union address, "The verdict is clear. Middle-class...
That old familiar SOTU

...uttered by a president in the State of the Union address had been granted, we'd...even China would envy. But State of the Union speeches are just that: wish...2010, in his first official State of the Union address, Obama expressed regret...
Noting political class acts in a tumultuous time

...who they were sitting next to for the president's State of the Union speech. This is like announcing a new class seating...all good and well, the real class act during the State of the Union address came from Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. If you've...
My Turn: No more

Like many Alaskans, I remember the excitement in the air when Alaska became the 49th state of the Union in 1959. We had achieved our long-held dream of self-governance. Since that time, we have worked to become increasingly...
Lambda Legal representative provides 'State of the Union'

It was a message of hope that Lambda Legal deputy development director Judi O'Kelley brought to Juneau, but also a missive to keep fighting.
Press should defend Citizens United, 1st Amendment

...for the left ever since, kicked off by President Obama ragging on the Supreme Court justices to their faces at his State of the Union address a few days after the decision.I called Sullivan's challenge to Begich a "silly" move in this space...
Candidates weigh in on minimum wage hike

...Treadwell - agreed to participate. The first subject is on increasing the minimum wage.President Barack Obama, in his State of the Union address last year, called for raising the federal minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $9 an hour. The White...
Empire Editorial: They call it 'minimum' wage for a reason

...check the repercussions could be more far-reaching than expected.What President Barack Obama proposed in his State of the Union address last year, raising minimum wage to more than $10 an hour over the next few years, is a one-size-fits-all...
November shaping up to be a wild month in Big 12

...The Cyclones play at Kansas State (3-4, 1-3) on Saturday.Wildcats coach Bill Snyder said he conducts "State of the Union"-type dialogues with his players every Monday and lately that's included the bowl scenario, but he said it's...


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