Politics & Government

Video highlights of Obama’s State of the Union address

President Barack Obama issued a sweeping challenge to Congress and the American people Tuesday night to do more for the poor and middle class and to end the nasty partisan political fight that has characterized his six years in office. 'I have no more campaigns to run.’

 

Obama vowed to relentlessly hunt down terrorists from "Pakistan to the streets of Paris," then called on Congress to approve new war powers against Islamic State militants.

 

Child care is a national economic priority:

 

The U.S. economy is growing, and the unemployment rate is lower than it was before the financial crisis:

 

President Barack Obama declared Tuesday night that the "shadow of crisis" has passed and urged Congress to build on economic gains by raising taxes on the wealthiest Americans to pay for reductions for the middle class.

 

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