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Trump delivers State of the Union address

Trump delivers State of the Union address

Layla Wofsy '19

February 7, 2019

    President Donald Trump delivered his annual State of the Union address on Feb. 5. He presented his ideas about about national security, women’s reproductive rights, foreign relations and bridging the gap between parties. Trump began his speech without allowing Speaker of the House Nan...

President Trump accepts Pelosi’s State of Union invitation

President Trump accepts Pelosi’s State of Union invitation

Rachel Suggs '21

January 31, 2019

President Donald Trump accepted House Majority Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s invitation to give the 2019 State of the Union address, leaving Staples students with a variety of opinions. “During the government shutdown, when Pelosi and Trump were talking about whether or not the State of the Union Add...

President Obama stands his ground in 2015 State of the Union address

President Obama stands his ground in 2015 State of the Union address

Talia Hendel, Web Sports Editor

January 27, 2015

As the granddaughter of a former democratic Senator, blue is definitely in my blood. However, I found myself questioning several of President Barack Obama’s proposals while watching his State of the Union address. As for the content, while he was very convincing and I agree with many of his proposals,...

Obama’s Plan to Run America

Obama’s Plan to Run America

Jackie Sussman, Assistant Business Manager

January 23, 2015

President Obama delivered his sixth State of the Union Address in the House Chamber on January 20th. Within his speech, Obama talked about the core political, economic, and social issues that have constantly occurred throughout his six-year presidency.  According to the Wall Street Journal, main i...

Students underwhelmed by State of the Union address

Students underwhelmed by State of the Union address

Brandon Rakowski, Staff Writer

January 30, 2014

Last night, Jan. 28, President Obama addressed the nation with a State of the Union address that pushed for new legislation, including raising the federal minimum wage to $10.10, working with states to provide high quality public preschool education, reforming immigration and committing to American di...

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