Open for Questions: The State of the Union

Heather Higginbottom of the Domestic Policy Council, Brian Deese of the National Economic Council, and Ben Rhodes of the National Security Council take your questions about the Presidents State of the Union address. January 27, 2010.

State of the Union: The Challenges of Change

President Obama reflects on the challenges of delivering on his campaign promise to bring change to Washington, but vows to keep fighting for the issues that matter to American families. January 27, 2010. (Public Domain)

State of the Union: Finishing the Job of Health Reform

President Obama tells Congress that he will not walk away from health reform and urges members to finish the job of providing affordable and equitable care for the American people. January 27, 2010. (Public Domain)

State of the Union: Investing in a World-Class Education

President Obama calls on Congress to continue to support education reform, including inspiring students to excel in math and science, revitalizing the community college system and making college more affordable. January 27, 2010. (Public Domain)

State of the Union: Building Infrastructure and Creating Jobs at Home

President Obama details how the Recovery Act and other funding is providing needed repairs and upgrades to the nations infrastructure, encouraging clean energy alternatives and creating new jobs across the country. January 27, 2010 (Public Domain)

President Barack Obama walks across the South Lawn of the White House, while onlookers welcome his arrival from Marine One, Jan. 28, 2010, following a day trip to Tampa, Fla.

President Barack Obama walks across the South Lawn of the White House, while onlookers welcome his arrival from Marine One, Jan. 28, 2010, following a day trip to Tampa, Fla.

President Barack Obama greets a young child after a town hall meeting at the Bob Martinez Sports Center at the University of Tampa in Tampa, Fla., Jan. 28, 2010.

President Barack Obama greets a young child after a town hall meeting at the Bob Martinez Sports Center at the University of Tampa in Tampa, Fla., Jan. 28, 2010.

The 2010 State of the Union Address

President Obama speaks about restoring security for middle class families after a lost decade of declining wages, eroding retirement security and escalating health care and tuition costs. January 27, 2010

President Barack Obama gives his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol, Jan. 27, 2010. (Photo was shot with a tilt-shift lens)

President Barack Obama gives his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol, Jan. 27, 2010. (Photo was shot with a tilt-shift lens)

President Obama on the 65th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz and Birkenau

President Obama delivers remarks commemorating the 65th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz and Birkenau in a taped message for the ceremony in Krakow, Poland, and Auschwitz-Birkenau. The ceremony brought together Polish officials, Holocaust survivors, and European and world leaders, including Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu. January 27, 2010.