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How Will Obama’s Take on Income Inequality Play in the Bay Area?

January 29, 2014 | 3:12 pm

How Will Obama’s Take on Income Inequality Play in the Bay Area?

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The president’s State of the Union address hit on some big themes, including ones that resonate locally.

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State of the Union 2013: Watch Video, Read Full Text, Check the Facts and Get More Coverage

February 12, 2013 | 5:45 pm

State of the Union 2013: Watch Video, Read Full Text, Check the Facts and Get More Coverage

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President Barack Obama has urged Congress to support his plans to use fund job creation and to strengthen the nation’s middle class. In his State of the Union address, Obama said Republican ideas for reducing the deficit are “even worse” than the unpalatable deals Washington had to stomach during his first term. He also challenged […]

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Watch Last Night’s State of the Union Online

January 26, 2011 | 8:28 am

Watch Last Night’s State of the Union Online

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Watch, listen, and interact to the State of the Union online, tonight at 6 p.m. PT: Post-speech archive (PBS NewsHour) PBS NewsHour Annotated State of the Union – commentary from experts on the speech C-SPAN coverage – includes video archive of past SOTU addresses going back to 1988 White House Live on Facebook – watch […]

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Morning Splash: Brown Names Consumer Advocate Florio to PUC, State of the Union

January 26, 2011 | 7:59 am

Morning Splash: Brown Names Consumer Advocate Florio to PUC, State of the Union

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Brown names consumer advocate Mike Florio to PUC (SF Chronicle) Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday appointed a staunch consumer advocate and a law school professor to a powerful state commission that regulates California’s utilities – a panel that has come under intense criticism in the wake of last year’s fatal pipeline explosion in San Bruno. […]

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January 25, 2011 | 11:55 am

Santa Cruz Ice Cream Shop Owners to Sit in Michelle Obama’s Box at State of the Union

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There’ll be a little local action going on tonight at the State of the Union address. From the Santa Cruz Sentinel: The owners of Santa Cruz’s Penny Ice Creamery will be “in the House” for President Obama’s State of the Union Address on Tuesday. The pair, Kendra Baker and Zach Davis, will join their spouses […]

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