Wednesday, January 26, 2011
US President Addresses the Nation with Call for More Jobs, Cooperation
VOAVideo: US President Addresses the Nation with Call for More Jobs, Cooperation
U.S. President Barack Obama appealed to what he called Americans' creativity and imagination in urging the nation toward innovation and competitiveness. In his annual State of the Union address, Mr. Obama proposed new government investment even as the new Republican majority in the U.S. House of Representatives pushes to cut government spending. VOA's Carolyn Presutti summarizes the speech and the Republican response.