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Wounded Congresswoman Gets Standing Ovation at Obama Speech

Posted January 25th, 2012 at 3:00 am (UTC-5)
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Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who was seriously wounded in a shooting incident in her home state of Arizona last year, got a standing ovation when she entered the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday to attend President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address. The 41-year-old Democratic congresswoman is set to step down from […]

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Apple Founder Steve Jobs’ Widow Among Guests at Obama Speech

Posted January 24th, 2012 at 6:55 pm (UTC-5)
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More than 20 guests are sitting with U.S. first lady Michelle Obama Tuesday as President Barack Obama delivers his third State of the Union address before Congress. Among the invitees are Laurene Powell Jobs, the widow of late Apple founder Steve Jobs and founder of her own organization helping underserved communities, and astronaut Mark Kelly, […]

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Top US Senators Hope State of Union Delivers Economic Plan

Posted January 23rd, 2012 at 5:05 pm (UTC-5)
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A day before U.S. President Barack Obama makes his annual State of the Union address, Senate leaders from both parties say they hope the president will outline his plan to grow the economy. Speaking on the Senate floor Monday, Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican, said he is looking for a fresh approach, and one […]

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