9:17 PM, Feb 12, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
In his State of the Union Address this evening, President Barack Obama will encourage Congress to adapt a cap and trade plan to deal with climate change. Energy, climate, and taxes are a sizable portion of Obama's speech.
9:16 PM, Feb 12, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
At tonight's State of the Union Address, President Obama will announce that he has signed a cyber security executive order.
9:15 PM, Feb 12, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address, as prepared for delivery:
1:05 PM, Feb 12, 2013 • By GEOFFREY NORMAN
Tonight, the President will deliver the usual boring laundry list of promises about jobs, prosperity, affordable education, wide roads, and a blissful future. And in the morning, millions of Americans will take a harder hit when they buy gasoline, which is, for most of them, not a discretionary purchase.
12:11 PM, Feb 12, 2013 • By WILLIAM KRISTOL
Fox News reported yesterday that Chuck Hagel, who has been nominated as the next secretary of defense, failed to “disclose at least two recent speeches on the subject of the Arab-Israeli conflict” in paperwork filed with the Senate.
6:07 PM, Jan 24, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
Barack Obama's speechwriter, John Favreau, takes credit for the president's Second Inaugural Address in an interview with the Huffington Post.
"It was one of the hardest speeches I've written," Favreau tells the left-leaning website.
Sam Stein of Huffington Post reports:
2:03 PM, Dec 31, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
President Barack Obama began his afternoon remarks at the White House by saying, "I realize that the last thing you want to hear on New Year's Eve is another speech from me."
But he suggested "progress" has been made on a "fiscal cliff" deal.
6:34 PM, Nov 19, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
In this footage from CNN, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton appears to fall asleep during President Barack Obama's Burma speech:
1:14 AM, Nov 7, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
Mitt Romney delivered the following concession speech to supporters in Boston:
Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you, my friends. Thank you so very much.
Thank you. Thank you. Thank you.
I have just called President Obama to congratulate him on his victory. His supporters and his campaign also deserve congratulations.
1:40 AM, Sep 6, 2012 • By FRED BARNES
In his fondest dreams, President Obama couldn’t have imagined getting any more from Bill Clinton than he did last night at the Democratic convention. Rather than pull Obama toward his centrist policies, Clinton embraced Obama’s hyper-liberalism—at least for one night.
6:00 PM, Aug 30, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
Here are excerpts of the remarks Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney plans to deliver this evening in Tampa, Florida:
Four years ago, I know that many Americans felt a fresh excitement about the possibilities of a new president. That president was not the choice of our party but Americans always come together after elections. We are a good and generous people who are united by so much more than divides us.
11:28 AM, Aug 30, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
Here's video of Condoleezza Rice's address last night at the Republican convention:
9:06 PM, Jul 13, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
The pool report on President Obama's trip to Roanoke, Virginia says that more than 20 people fainted during the president's speech this evening.
7:54 PM, May 1, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
Here are the prepared remarks of President Obama's Afghanistan speech, as prepared for delivery:
Remarks of President Barack Obama On the War in Afghanistan – As Prepared for Delivery
Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan
May 2, 2012 AFT