Robert Schlesinger

Deputy Editor at US News and World Report

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Deputy editor at US News and World Report and author of White House Ghosts: Presidents and Their Speechwriters

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President Obama went to the battleground state of Wisconsin today to  emphasize  last night's call in the  State of the Union  address for "investment" in clean energy.

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President Obama went to the battleground state of Wisconsin today to emphasize last night's call in the State of the Union address for "investment" in clean energy.

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In his second speech on the  State of the Union , Barack Obama told a divided Congress that "contentious" debates are a "good thing" that "robust democracy demands."  He also called…

The State of the Union, the GOP and the 2012 Presidential Campaign

In his second speech on the State of the Union , Barack Obama told a divided Congress that "contentious" debates are a "good thing" that "robust democracy demands."  He also called…

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In the past month, President Obama has been criticized for presenting too grim a picture of America's current challenges.

President Obama's First Joint Session of Congress

In the past month, President Obama has been criticized for presenting too grim a picture of America's current challenges.

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