state of the union

SOTU Reponse & Fact Check
SOTU Reponse & Fact Check
During last night’s State of the Union address, President Barack Obama vowed to act unilaterally where possible if lawmakers refuse to cooperate with his agenda. The Republican response – delivered by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rogers – came swiftly and mainly addressed the President’s claims about income inequality.
Republicans Respond
Republicans Respond
Senator Marco Rubio of Florida was tapped to deliver the Republican response to last night's State of the Union address. He delivered his speech in both English and Spanish. The GOP has been working hard to reach out to Hispanic voters since 2008's election of Barack Obama, but it is not yet clear if Senator Rubio's bilingual response will prove effective...
Tea Party Response
Tea Party Response
Florida Senator Marco Rubio may have nabbed the spotlight with last night's Republican response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union Address, but Kentucky Senator Rand Paul's Tea Party response may have done more to impress opponents of the vision laid out in the President's speech...