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Bill Clinton: Asset or liability? And Nikki Haley: GOP rising star.

January 15, 2016
As Bill Clinton campaigns for Hillary, is he helping her campaign? And Nikki Haley's vice-presidential possibilities.

Trump, Cruz dominate GOP debate; Democratic race tightens and President Obama's final State of the Union

January 15, 2016
Republicans debate Cruz's eligibility to be president, Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton are neck-and-neck and Obama's final year agenda.
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Highlights from Obama's 2016 State of the Union

January 14, 2016
President Obama delivered his final State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress earlier this week. He discussed his policy goals for the next year, took veiled swipes at several Republicans running for his job and lamented the lack of unity among Republicans and Democrats.
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WATCH: Obama's Final State of the Union

January 12, 2016
President Obama deliver his final State of the Union address Tuesday.
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Every Obama State of the Union in 6 Minutes

January 12, 2016
As President Obama gets ready to deliver his final State of the Union address, look back at every address he's given since taking office in 2009. What do his State of the Union speeches say about his legislative priorities? Over seven years, themes like the economy, gun violence and the war in Iraq make repeated appearances. This year, Obama will reportedly shy away from a list of priorities and instead focus on "the big things."
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The State of YOUR Union

January 12, 2016
As President Obama delivers his final State of the Union address, he will likely tell Congress and his fellow Americans that the state of the union is "strong." But do average Americans outside the Capitol feel the same? We asked people on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., to describe the state of the union as they see it in just one word.
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Nikki Haley delivers the Republican State of the Union response

January 12, 2016
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley delivered the Republican response to President Obama's final State of the Union address.
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Will big money spent on TV ads pay off for 2016 candidates?

January 7, 2016
Political advertising could break records in 2016: some experts estimate Americans will see $4.4 billion spent on TV ads. But will all that spending pay off for presidential candidates trying to rise in the polls? Political director Lisa Desjardins offers a look at some of their strategies and Gwen Ifill learns more from Matea Gold of The Washington Post.
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Rep. Gabrielle Giffords injured in 2011 Tucson shooting

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January 14, 2011
On January 8, 2011, an armed gunman opened fired at a "Congress on Your Corner" event in Tucson, Arizona. Six people were killed and 13 others were injured including U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. In the five years that have followed, Giffords and her husband, retired astronaut Mark Kelly, have become fierce advocates for gun reform, and just this week they were at the White House as President Obama announced new executive action to curb gun violence. Among his proposals: more money for mental health screening and increased requirements for background checks.