Long-term manufacturing decline hard to reverse

Jan 25, 2012
President Obama announced that he hoped to start bringing manufacturing jobs back to our shores. But we might never again reach the peak of the 1940's.

Can we bring manufacturing back from overseas?

Jan 25, 2012
In his State of the Union speech last night, President Obama said he hopes to bring manufacturing jobs back to the country from overseas. But with countries like Apple firmly planted in factories abroad, will that ever happen?

Reaction to Obama's State of the Union

Jan 25, 2012
Jai Damian, a 41-year-old working part time, shares her thoughts on the president's State of the Union address and how much time she's willing to give him to get something done.

A State of the Union 30-year rewind: The speech hasn't changed much

Jan 25, 2012
President Obama delivered an election-year State of the Union address last night. Past presidents have touched on many of the themes Obama raised -- some of them, word for word.

Will Congress get anything done in 2012?

Jan 24, 2012
As President Obama delivers his State of the Union address, Congress seems poised for a political stalemate.

What to expect in the State of the Union

Jan 24, 2012
What economic issues will President Obama likely mention in his State of the Union address?

State of the Union: Obama to accentuate the positive

Jan 23, 2012
Tomorrow night's State of the Union address will ride recent, positive economic news and offer job training, education programs.

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Attitude Check: The State of the Union

Jan 19, 2012
As Americans await Obama's State of the Union address, are they feeling better about the economy than in 2011?

MID-DAY UPDATE: Corporate tax cuts, world economic forum

Jan 26, 2011
President Barack Obama gave his State of the Union speech last night, and focused on ways the U.S. can remain globally competitive. He said there's...

MIDDAY UPDATE: State of the Union, cocoa prices, Academy Award nominations

Jan 25, 2011
President Barack Obama is expected to discuss the economy, unemployment, and the deficit in tonight's State of the Union address. But Senator Jeff...