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National & World Obama's address to pitch tax proposals to help middle class Obama's address to pitch tax proposals to help middle class
President Barack Obama is turning to his biggest television audience of the year to pitch tax increases on the wealthiest Americans and put the new Republican Congress in the position of defending top income earners over the middle class.
National & World Texas prison program aims to produce business-savvy inmates Texas prison program aims to produce business-savvy inmates
Standing in a prison chow hall, Richard Chavez Jr. outlines his past: violent felon, former gang member, the fourth member of his family to go to prison. Then his future: owner of a mobile counseling youth service that goes where the troubled kids are.
National & World For State of Union, Obama faces GOP Congress for first time For State of Union, Obama faces GOP Congress for first time (Video)
For the first time in his presidency, Barack Obama will stand before a Republican-led Congress to deliver his State of the Union address and try to convince lawmakers newly empowered to block his agenda that they should instead join with him on education, cyberprotection and national security proposals.