Submitted by ub on Wed, 01/21/2015 - 00:01

The lame duck that roared. The President's State of the Union speech is an outline of the last two years of his presidency and he appears determined to hold his own against resurgent GOP.

Obama is refusing to bend to the new Republican Congress, as he revealed his ambitious State of the Union agenda of Democratic priorities, including tax increases on the wealthy, education and child care help for the middle class.

Let the political fighting begin as POTUS' veto threats increase towards the Republican's priorities.

Obama urges skeptical Republicans to back his 'middle-class economics' via @reuters

BBC News - State of the Union: Obama demands spread of wealth

Obama vows to assist those who stand up to 'violent extremism' | The Rundown | PBS NewsHour via @NewsHour

Obama wants to 'turn the page' for America's middle class

2015 State of the Union fact check… via @POLITICO