Biden: I’m undecided, but ‘in my heart, I’m confident’ I’d be a good president

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Vice President Joe Biden tells Savannah Guthrie that though he’s “confident” he could be a good president, “it’s a very different decision whether or not to run.”

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Obama goes it alone: ‘America does not stand still, and neither will I’

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President Obama warned Congress he won’t wait to take action on his agenda, vowing in Tuesday’s State of the Union address to use executive powers to sidestep Republican roadblocks on Capitol Hill.  

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State of the Union: Obama to raise minimum wage for federal contract workers

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How to watch the State of the Union with NBC News

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President Barack Obama is set to make his State of the Union address on Tuesday evening, his second since winning re-election. We’ll carry the speech in full on an NBC News Special Report beginning at 9 p.m. ET and anchored by NBC’s Brian Williams, along with live analysis and reaction immediately after. 

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NBC News poll: Pessimism defines the state of the union

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As President Barack Obama enters his sixth year in the White House, 68 percent of Americans say the country is either stagnant or worse off since he took office, according to the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.

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Obama signs executive order for better protection from cyber attacks

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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Tuesday signed an executive order seeking better protection of the country’s critical infrastructure from cyber attacks that are a growing concern to the economy and national security.

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What’s the state of our union? Thirsty, very thirsty

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Sen. Marco Rubio’s awkward water break while delivering the Republican response to President Obama’s State of the Union address has gone viral.

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“ America is exceptional because we believe that every life, at every stage, is precious. ”

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“ We will ensure equal treatment for all service members, and equal benefits for their families – gay and straight. ”

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“ "By the end of next year, our war in Afghanistan will be over." -President Obama ”

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“ Let’s tie the minimum wage to the cost of living, so that it finally becomes a wage you can live on. ”

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Obama challenges GOP on taxes and spending in State of the Union

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President Barack Obama paired major tax and entitlement reform proposals with sweeping new initiatives he said would bolster the middle class in Tuesday’s State of the Union address, the first of his second term.

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