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…

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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…

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

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

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