State of the Union

Rep. Michael Grimm, R-N.Y. (credit: Getty Images)

Grimm Apologizes, Says He Was ‘Wrong’ For Threatening Reporter At Capitol

The confrontation took place after when NY1 reporter Michael Scotto asked Staten Island Rep. Michael Grimm about a federal probe into his 2010 campaign fundraising.

01/29/2014

FILE - President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union speech before a joint session of Congress at the U.S. Capitol February 12, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Charles Dharapak-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘America Does Not Stand Still – And Neither Will I’

Seeking to energize his sluggish second term, President Barack Obama vowed Tuesday night in his State of the Union address to sidestep Congress “whenever and wherever” necessary to narrow economic disparities between rich and poor.

01/28/2014

President Barack Obama returns to the White House - Feb. 13, 2013 (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

President Barack Obama Hosting Fireside Hangout Thursday

President Barack Obama wants to know what you thought of the State of the Union address.

02/13/2013

President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union address - Feb.12, 2013 (credit: Charles Dharapak-Pool/Getty Images)

Fact Check Wednesday: The State Of The Union

“We did a lot of fact checking, but actually we wound up writing about very little,” factcheck.org’s Eugene Kieley told WCBS 880’s Wayne Cabot.

02/13/2013

P-TECH In Brooklyn (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Principal At Innovative Brooklyn High School Shocked By Mention During State Of Union Address

Pathways in Technology Early College High School, or P-TECH, first opened in Crown Heights, Brooklyn in Sept. 2011 with 104 first-year students.

02/13/2013

Sen. Marco Rubio (credit: CBS 2)/President Barack Obama (Photo by Charles Dharapak-Pool/Getty Images)

Gun Control Hot Topic Of State Of The Union, GOP Response

The mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. took center stage Tuesday night in both President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address and the GOP response as both sides of the aisle continue the debate over gun control.

02/13/2013

President Barack Obama waves before delivering his annual State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress at the U.S. Capitol on Feb. 12, 2013, in Washington. (PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama On State Of The Union: Economic Revival Is ‘Unfinished Task’

President Barack Obama said the national union is strong State of the Union Address Tuesday night, but he still has a raft of sticky-wicket problems to deal with at home and abroad.

02/12/2013

Samantha Garvey (L) meeting Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (R) with Long Island Rep. Steve Israel (Center) in Washington D.C. on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012. (credit: Steve Israel/Facebook)

Homeless L.I. Teen Not Science Contest Finalist, But Still A Winner

Samantha Garvey found out she didn’t make the cut to become a finalist in the Intel Science Talent Search, but did get to watch President Obama’s State of the Union address in Washington D.C. as Rep. Steve Israel’s guest.

01/25/2012

Samantha Garvey and her mussels at Brentwood High School - Brentwood, NY - Jan 12, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Homeless L.I. Intel Semifinalist Invited To State Of The Union

Samantha Garvey was invited by Long Island Rep. Steve Israel to the Jan. 24 speech.

01/17/2012

The U.S. Capitol Building - Washington, DC - Jan 24, 2011 - Photo: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images

Obama Delivering State Of The Union Tonight

President Barack Obama is formally launching the era of divided government tonight with his State of the Union speech to Congress.

01/25/2011

Rep. Peter King (L), Rep. Anthony Weiner (R) (Photos/Getty Images)

Weiner, King To Sit Side-By-Side At ‘State Of The Union’

The two New York Congressman say the gesture didn’t mean they would “hold hands,” but was an symbol that people can disagree and still get along.

01/23/2011

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (Credit: Hiroko Masuike/Getty Images)

Gillibrand Optimistic About Bipartisan Efforts

In a symbolic gesture of bipartisanship, both of New York’s senators will move across the aisle to sit with Republican counterparts to create more cooperative efforts ahead.

01/23/2011