Obama promised to wield his executive powers in a "year of action" to lift up workers, improve education and clean the environment if his foes in Congress balk at more sweeping action.
Obama's State Of The Union Challenges Congress On Inequality
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January 29, 2014

Via AFP:

President Barack Obama vowed to reverse a tide of economic inequality threatening the American dream, seeking to outflank Republicans and revive a second term blighted by self-inflicted wounds and partisan warfare.

In his annual State of the Union address, Obama promised to wield his executive powers in a "year of action" to lift up workers, improve education and clean the environment if his foes in Congress balk at more sweeping action.

"America does not stand still -- and neither will I," Obama said, talking past the lawmakers gathered in the House of Representatives directly to mill...

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