State of the Union 2011: Sidestepped Issues

President Obama's State of the Union address on Tuesday touched on innovation, education, security and taming the budget deficit through less spending. But there were few details about exactly how he would cut the persistently high national unemployment rate. Mindful of the long road of negotiations ahead with a Republican-controlled House, the president steered clear of placing a figure on how he'd control military spending, Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security. "He could have...Full Story
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