The president labeled "No Drama Obama," often in frustration by supporters, laid it on the line Tuesday in an election year State of the Union speech that left friends and foes in no doubt about the message.
By his own definition a skilled wordsmith, Obama mixed conciliation and optimism -- "America is back" -- with confrontation -- "With or without this Congress, I will keep taking actions that help our economy grow". MORE...
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Joel Connelly: 'No Drama Obama' puts his presidency on the line