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FactCheck: Biden’s State of the Union Address

In his first State of the Union address, President Joe Biden focused on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, before turning to his accomplishments and agenda for the coming year - but some of his statements didn’t square with the facts.... Read more»

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In State of the Union, Biden urges 'unmistakable' support for democracy in Ukraine

President Joe Biden used his first State of the Union address on Tuesday night to reassert America as a leading global voice for democracy and condemn Russian President Vladimir Putin for starting an “unprovoked” war in Ukraine. ... Read more»

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Biden: 'We are the only nation that can be defined by a single word: Possibilities'

"We are the only nation on Earth that has always turned every crisis we have faced into an opportunity. The only nation that can be defined by a single word: possibilities."... Read more»

Here’s what you will hear Biden talk about in his debut State of the Union

President Joe Biden’s first State of the Union address is set to focus significantly on the economy, with the former member of the U.S. Senate calling on Congress to pass much of the agenda stalled in the so-called Build Back Better bill. ... Read more»

FactChecking the State of the Union

President Trump's address included false and misleading claims on jobs, wages, energy, immigration and more. ... Read more»

Arizonans among surprise Trump guests for State of the Union

A young boy from Scottsdale and the parents of slain Prescott native Kayla Mueller were among President Donald Trump’s surprise guests for his State of the Union address Tuesday night.... Read more»

Full text of Trump's 2020 'State of the Union' speech

The complete transcript of President Donald Trump's 'State of the Union' address, delivered Tuesday night.... Read more»

State of disunion: Az lawmakers react to Trump speech at tense time

For more than an hour Tuesday, President Trump talked about a “Great American Comeback” that has occurred under his administration in a State of the Union address that Democrats said instead described “a parallel universe.”... Read more»

Guesting game: Lawmakers send messages with State of the Union guests

Arizona lawmakers appear to understand that their guests can bring along attention, with many bringing guests to President Trump’s State of the Union to highlight issues ranging from health care to immigration and border security.... Read more»

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Trump: 'Lawless border is threat to safety of all Americans'

The text of President Donald Trump's 2019 State of the Union address, as prepared for delivery and released by the White House:... Read more»

Arizona well-represented in Capitol audience for State of the Union

While the rest of the nation watched from their living rooms, a handful of Arizonans had front-row seats to President Obama’s final State of the Union address. First lady Michelle Obama hosted two state residents, while Rep. Martha McSally brought a member of the Boys and Girls Club of Tucson to Washington for the event.... Read more»

Facts of the union

We found a few overstatements and cherry-picked numbers among the applause lines and proposals in President Obama’s State of the Union address.... Read more»

Obama’s preschool stretch

The president makes misleading claims in his effort to sell a universal preschool plan. ... Read more»

Can vote-by-mail fix those long lines at the polls?

When it comes to absentee and mail-in voting, researchers and voting rights advocates aren’t sure the convenience is worth the potential for hundreds of thousands of rejected ballots.... Read more»1

Obama says we need to fix voting lines. But how?

At last week's State of the Union address, Michelle Obama was joined by 102-year-old Desiline Victor, who, like many in Florida and elsewhere, waited hours to vote on Election Day. "By the way," Obama said in his election speech. "We have to fix that." But how to fix it remains unclear.... Read more»

FactChecking the GOP response

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul made misleading or exaggerated claims in their responses to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address.... Read more»

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