US President Barack Obama has called for immigration reform, including a path to citizenship for the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the US. Reforms have been stalled for years but nowa new push is being made.
At home, the US President is as unpopular as hardly any of his predecessors. That's despite the fact that he has made some considerable domestic achievements, says Gero Schließ.
The lower house of the US Congress has moved one step closer to passing legislation that would overhaul a key NSA surveillance program. The bill would end the bulk collection of American telephone call records.
US President Barack Obama is scheduled to give his annual State of the Union address on January 28. Social equality is just one of the issues at the top of his political agenda ahead of crucial midterm elections.
After a difficult 2013, has Obama managed to turn a corner with his State of the Union address? Will it silence his critics or will the president continue to face resistance?
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