Travis Higgins
Travis Higgins
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Feb. 12, 2013

State of the Union 2013: Word Cloud of Obama's SOTU

Not surprisingly, the words "more" and "jobs" were often repeated in tonight's State of the Union address.

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Feb. 12, 2013

Obama State of the Union 2013 LIVE: Obama Lays Out the Agenda For the Next 4 Years

President Obama's bully pulpit has never been taller. Tonight's speech is his opportunity to layout his agenda and the terms thereof. Will he pull up a fade away jumper or go hard to the paint?
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Feb. 12, 2013

SOTU 2013: Obama's first call on the way back to the White House

Obama's "first call" after the SOTU was a call with over 100,000 supporters. He called on them localize issues in their communities, educate others and lobby Congress to pass his agenda
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Feb. 12, 2013

SOTU 2013 LIVE: "They Deserve a Vote"

The longest standing bi-partisan vote was for the family of slain teenager, Hadiya Pendleton. The spirit of bi-partisanship did not last very long, though.
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Feb. 12, 2013

SOTU 2013: No major kumbaya yet...

69 minutes in and Obama's SOTU address has failed to produce any rousing moments of bi-partisan support.
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Feb. 12, 2013

SOTU 2013: Housing Refinance Bills

President Obama taunted Congress to pass refinancing legislation to allow law-abiding, payment-making citizens to refinance at today's rate.

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Feb. 12, 2013

State of the Union TRANSCRIPT: Read Obama's speech in full

Read Obama's speech in full and get involved to the causes and issues you believe in
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Feb. 12, 2013

SOTU LIVE: Investments in Research & Development Yield High Returns

Obama's example of return on investment goes as deep as the DNA our bodies are made of.
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Feb. 12, 2013

SOTU LIVE: Be our Guest

Invited guests to the SOTU create quite a contrast in focus, approach and principles.
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Feb. 12, 2013

Obama State of the Union 2013: Watch Live

President Obama's bully pulpit has never been taller. Tonight's speech is his opportunity to layout his agenda and the terms thereof. Will he pull up a fade away jumper or go hard to the paint?
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Feb. 12, 2013

State of the Union Address LIVE: Middle Class Front and Center in Tonight's SOTU

The middle class has been squeezed for decades. Obama's SOTU tonight will try to energize public and congressional support for a fresh approach to economic governance to reverse this trend.

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Feb. 12, 2013

Happy 204th Birthday Abe!

On this day in 1809, Abraham Lincoln was born in a one-room log cabin in Kentucky. One has to imagine how tonight's speech by President Obama would sound to the ears of our 16th president..
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Feb. 7, 2013

4 Trade Bills That Congress Should Pass Immediately

Congress can dramatically improve the economy by fast-tracking trade, lifting the Cuba embargo, opening up to tourism, and investing in a renewable energy economy.
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Jan. 28, 2013

Iran Nuclear Talks Delayed, But Time is Ripe For a Breakthrough

Despite delays, a number of factors are creating favorable conditions for breakthrough talks with Iran on its nuclear program, based on its legitimate right to enrich uranium.
Jan. 7, 2013

Twitter IPO: Will This Be the Sequel to the Facebook (FB) Stock Flop?

Facebook's IPO last year brought with it overinflated expectations, poor stock performance, and a backlash by market experts. Will the same happen to Twitter?
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Nov. 6, 2012

Nevada 2012 Election Results: LIVE

Tune in for live updates on location in Nevada

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Nov. 6, 2012

Nevada Polls: Swing State Will Go For Obama, But Not By Much

Nevada’s early voting suggests it has been much harder to re-elect Obama than to elect him. Republicans have dramatically increased early voting turnout and have the clear edge in enthusiasm.
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Sept. 17, 2012

Obama vs Romney: US Debt Crisis is Fueled By Bad Politics, and Romney Would Only Make Things Worse

Moody's negative outlook barely made news by restating what is already well known: The #1 risk to the U.S. economy is our paralyzed politics. What is less known is that there is a clear culprit.
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May 8, 2012

Austerity Didn't Work in Europe, and the U.S. Should Take Note

European voters rejected austerity measures in a united voice this weekend. The left-leaning outcome may end up not only saving the euro but also shifting the political discourse in the U.S.
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March 26, 2012

Prosperity For the 99% Will Be Driven By Pro-People Policies

Pro-company laissez-faire will not fix the structural failures in U.S. capitalism. Only pro-people policies can solve our nation's low competitiveness, instability, and investment deficit.