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State Of The Union

Montana, Wyoming delegations reacts to State of the Union address

Reaction to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address on Tuesday depended on what side of the aisle a legislator sat in the House chamber to hear the annual speech.

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Marketing cooler: So you don't have a plan? Then you better get used to failure

Fact: I despise clichés. You know the ones I mean, the ones you find on magnets in gas stations that read “a lack of planning on your part does not constitute an emergency on mine” or “if you do what you’ve always done you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.” Now, it’s not that phrases like th…

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George F. Will: SOTU: Deplorable practice of president lecturing lawmakers

WASHINGTON — In the 12 months we have to steel ourselves for the next State of the Union spectacle, let us count the ways that this spawn of democratic Caesarism — presidency-worship — has become grotesque. It would be the most embarrassing ceremony in the nation's civic liturgy were the nat…

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Billings student to sit with Michelle Obama at State of the Union address

Billings student to sit with Michelle Obama at State of the Union address

Mikayla Nelson, a freshman at Billings Central Catholic High School, was leaving class on Tuesday to pick up her little brother from school when her phone buzzed.

January 24, 2011 12:00 am Video Photos

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Gazette Opinion: Obama offers hopeful words to anxious Americans

President Barack Obama again demonstrated his talent for oratory in a his first State of the Union address, a speech that focused on domestic issues, principally his ideas for revving up the sluggish economy and reducing the jobless rate that hovers around 10 percent nationwide.

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Activists from right, left pan, praise Obama speech

Activists from right, left pan, praise Obama speech

Like much of the rest of the nation, local political groups watched President Barack Obama’s first State of the Union address with great interest Wednesday night.

January 27, 2010 10:40 pm Photos

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State delegation gives speech mixed reviews

State delegation gives speech mixed reviews

HELENA — Montana’s three-man congressional delegation gave President Barack Obama’s first State of the Union address a mixed review.

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Embattled Obama declares in speech, 'I don't quit'

Embattled Obama declares in speech, 'I don't quit'

WASHINGTON — Declaring "I don't quit," President Barack Obama fought to recharge his embattled presidency with a State of the Union vow to get jobless millions back to work and stand on the side of Americans angry at Wall Street greed and Washington bickering. Defiant despite stinging setbac…

January 27, 2010 9:35 pm Photos

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