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State of the Union: What Do You Want Obama to Say? Reuters

State of the Union: What Do You Want Obama to Say?

As America braces for an address that tends to be uneventful, here's what Washington's major constituencies would like Obama to talk about.

The Mystery of the Incredible Shrinking American Worker Reuters

The Mystery of the Incredible Shrinking American Worker

It could be the most significant economic mystery of our time: As a declining share of income goes to pay workers, are people are becoming less valuable to companies? And why?

Great Teachers Can't Save America's Schools Touchstone / Paramount / Warner Bros.

Great Teachers Can't Save America's Schools

In last year's State of the Union address, the president placed too much importance on individual educators. This year, he should talk about a far deeper problem.

MSNBC Host: Trusting Obama More Than Bush Isn't Hypocritical

MSNBC Host: Trusting Obama More Than Bush Isn't Hypocritical

Despite numerous objections to his drone program, Krystal Ball says she is comfortable ceding the power to kill to the president.

Liberal Arts Majors Didn't Kill the Economy Reuters

Liberal Arts Majors Didn't Kill the Economy

Too much demand for liberal arts didn't kill the job market. Too little aggregate demand did.

'Trust Us' Won't Do: How to Hold Obama Accountable for Drone Strikes Effrain Lopez/U.S. Air Force/Reuters

'Trust Us' Won't Do: How to Hold Obama Accountable for Drone Strikes

There's a reason the Constitution checks executive power. Here's why -- and how -- to rein in targeted killing.

Why Immigration-Reform Advocates Feel Good About Their Chances

Why Immigration-Reform Advocates Feel Good About Their Chances

Senators John McCain, Michael Bennet, and Amy Klobuchar spotlight the ample areas of bipartisan agreement for a major bill.

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