Political Headlines February 10, 2013: State of the Union 2013: What to Expect From President Barack Obama’s Speech

POLITICAL HEADLINES

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OBAMA PRESIDENCY & THE 113TH CONGRESS:

THE HEADLINES….

State of the Union 2013: What to Expect From President Obama’s Speech

Source: ABC News Radio, 2-10-13

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In contrast to his inaugural address, President Obama’s State of the Union speech will focus primarily on jobs and the economy, outlining new initiatives on manufacturing, education, clean energy and infrastructure.

He will elaborate on the big themes of the inaugural — immigration, gun violence and climate change — but a top White House official said the State of the Union will have a “heavy economic focus,” specifically on “the middle class as the driver of economic growth.”…READ MORE

Political Headlines February 10, 2013: Lindsey Graham threatens to hold up confirmations of John Brennan, Chuck Hagel

POLITICAL HEADLINES

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OBAMA PRESIDENCY & THE 113TH CONGRESS:

THE HEADLINES….

Lindsey Graham threatens to hold up confirmations of John Brennan, Chuck Hagel

Source: WaPo, 2-10-13

The South Carolina Republican wants more answers from the administration about the Sept. 11, 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, and threatening to hold up the president’s nominees for defense secretary and CIA director until he gets them….READ MORE

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