Posts tagged "speech"

Don't expect to see President Obama's immigration speech on network TV

Don't expect to see President Obama's immigration speech on network TV
President Obama is set to deliver a national speech on immigration during prime time Thursday night. As many as 5 million undocumented immigrants may be impacted, including the parents of U.S. citizen children. But good luck finding his speech on network television. ABC, CBS and NBC aren’t expected to air the speech favoring instead The... Read more »

Marco Rubio can't save the Republican Party

Marco Rubio can't save the Republican Party
Marco Rubio is everywhere lately. The Florida senator was recently on the cover of Time magazine with the headline, “The Republican Savior.” An ABC headline described Rubio as a “Latino symbol for the GOP.” On Tuesday night, Rubio gave the Republican response to President Obama’s State of the Union address. Republicans are using Rubio in... Read more »

President Obama's DNC speech fails on immigration

President Obama's DNC speech fails on immigration
President Barack Obama gave perhaps the most important speech of his life Thursday night as his re-election is at stake. His supporters praised him for what he has accomplished, including health care reform, ending the war in Iraq, equal pay legislation, bailing out of the auto industry and getting Osama bin Laden. But President Obama... Read more »
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Immigration an afterthought in Obama's State of the Union speech

President Obama only made a cursory reference to immigration in his State of the Union speech last night. He dedicated 37 words of the 70-minute speech to immigration. “And we should continue the work of fixing our broken immigration system — to secure our borders, enforce our laws and ensure that everyone who plays by... Read more »