The State of the Union in 2015
Last night, President Barack Obama delivered his sixth State of the Union Address before a joint session of the 114th Congress. Given six years to the day of his first Inaugural Address, this was his first address to a Congress under Republican control. Arguing that the “shadow of crisis has passed,” he focused the bulk of his speech on his domestic agenda for his last two years in office. As he has done in recent weeks, the President again called on Congress to find common ground on a host of issues that would help create jobs and boost wages for middle-class Americans. Read more...
Rodney Slater on Bloomberg TV
Former U.S. Transportation Secretary and current Squire Patton Boggs partner Rodney Slater discusses solutions to repair deteriorating national infrastructure, including raising the gas tax, with Bloomberg TV’s Trish Regan. Watch the segment online.