State of the Union 2015

US President Barack Obama receives appla

In a State of the Union address that mostly skimmed over energy issues – remarkable, given the generational opportunities stemming from America’s ongoing energy revolution – President Obama still underscored the yawning disconnect between his all-of-the-above energy rhetoric and his administration’s failure to put that rhetoric into action. Talking about the need for infrastructure investment,… Keep reading →

President Obama Delivers State Of The Union Address At U.S. Capitol

  From low gas prices to growth in renewable energy sources like wind and solar, energy featured prominently in President Obama’s sixth State of the Union address. From the way we produce energy to how we use it in our homes and businesses, the President laid out key ways that he plans to fight climate… Keep reading →

The ISIS Fight and the State of the Union Address

President Obama Delivers State Of The Union Address

Four Washington Institute fellows discuss what the president’s address shows about his priorities in the Middle East, analyzing what he did and did not say and comparing his latest remarks to his past speeches. JAMES JEFFREY In his State of the Union speech, President Obama had the opportunity to educate the American people on the… Keep reading →