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Experts respond to president's State of the Union address listen

01/29/14 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Tags: SOTU, State of the Union, Barack Obama, immigration, Edwin Enciso, Darryl Paulson

President Barack Obama has used his fifth State of the Union address last night to tell lawmakers that he's still willing to work with Congress. But Obama said he'll sidestep obstructionist lawmakers "whenever and wherever" necessary to reduce the wage gap between rich and poor. One executive action he'll take is to increase the minimum wage for some federal contract workers to a minimum of $10.10. He’ll also implement a new Treasury savings bond for workers without access to traditional ret...


Analysis of the President's State of the Union Speech

01/26/11 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Wednesday)
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Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I'm Rob Lorei. Coming up today we'll analyze President Obama's State of the Union speech with your phone calls and analysis from Jonathan Alter who is author of the book The Promise (Simon and Scuster) about the first year of the Obama presidency and national affairs columnist for Newsweek and an analyst for NBC and MSNBC.


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