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(CNN) - President Barack Obama laid out a "year of action" in Tuesday night's State of the Union address.
Obama pushed ambitious goals, including moving the ball on immigration, minimum wage, and education reform – but can he get them done?
The President makes his case in an exclusive interview with CNN's chief Washington correspondent Jake Tapper. Watch CNN's "New Day" and "The Lead with Jake Tapper" Friday.
(CNN) - CNN hero Antoinette Tuff is a guest of honor at tonight's State of the Union, sitting with First Lady Michelle Obama.
Because of Tuff, there was one less school shooting in this country, because of her bravery, and because she showed compassion to a young man with a gun.
CNN's Jake Tapper has the story.
(CNN) - Venture capitalist Tom Perkins recently compared attacks on the wealthiest Americans to a looming progressive "Kristallnacht."
"I would call attention to the parallels of fascist Nazi Germany to its war on its "one percent," namely its Jews, to the progressive war on the American one percent, namely the "rich,"" Perkins wrote in a letter to The Wall Street Journal.
Perkins later apologized for the Kristallnacht allusion, but defended the rest of the statement on Bloomberg TV.
"You got to have some perspective here," former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers told CNN's "The Lead with Jake Tapper."
(CNN) - Pete Seeger, the man considered to be one of the pioneers of contemporary folk music who inspired legions of activist singer-songwriters, died Monday.
He was 94.
Seeger's best known songs include "Where Have All the Flowers Gone," "Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is a Season)" and "If I Had a Hammer (The Hammer Song)."
(CNN) - It's a little late for new year's resolutions, but tonight, President Barack Obama will lay out his vision for the year ahead.
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The Lead with Jake Tapper airs weekdays at 4 p.m. ET.
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