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Obama Speech Likely to Rile Congressional Republicans

When U.S. President Barack Obama gives his annual State of the Union address Tuesday evening, he’ll face a new Congress dominated by opposition Republicans hostile to his call for higher taxes on the wealthiest Americans. Obama is starting his seventh year as the American leader and making his next-to-last State of the Union speech. Public surveys show he is riding a new wave of popularity – with a 50 percent approval rating, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll  – as the...

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