State of the Union 2011: Obama Emphasizes Bipartisanship to Promote Jobs, Growth, Innovation

The stakes were high and the feeling in the chamber was like nothing even the longest-serving members of Congress had ever experienced. In an event once dismissed as a pep rally, President Obama's first State of the Union address to a divided Congress Tuesday night called for bipartisanship to promote jobs, economic growth and innovation. Obama emphasized bipartisanship and ways he and his fellow Democrats could work with Republicans, including a ban on earmarks and a spending freeze on parts...Full Story
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