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Notable Speeches Past and Present, a conversation with Joni Eareckson Tada
Today’s news and Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee delivers an address on politics and policy, plus: U.S. Senator Marco Rubio discusses the economy and poverty, WORLD News Group’s Marvin Olasky talks with Joni Eareckson Tada, and more
State of the Union: During his 6th State of the Union address, President Obama laid out an agenda built more on small steps than sweeping change, but promised a proactive White House in 2014.
Agenda: In reaction to the address, political analysts believe the president did very little to improve future prospects for his legislative agenda. Rather, it seems President Obama further ruptured his relationship with House Republicans.
Obamacare: Although President Obama called on Republicans to stop trying to repeal Obamacare, three GOP senators weren’t listening. Instead, this week, Republican Senators Tom Coburn, Orrin Hatch and Richard Burr rolled out a GOP alternative to Obamacare.
Business/economy: WORLD News Group’s Warren Cole Smith reports that stocks were mostly up on Tuesday, breaking a losing streak on stronger than expected earnings reports.
Notable Speeches Past and Present: Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee
In the occasional TW&E series Notable Speeches Past and Present, Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee delivers a speech to the Republican National Committee on politics and policy.
Notable Speeches Past and Present: U.S. Senator Marco Rubio
U.S. Senator Marco Rubio delivers an address on poverty, using the illustration of how his Cuban immigrant parents built a better life in the United States by seizing the economic opportunities available in a free-market economy.
A conversation with Joni Eareckson Tada
Joni Eareckson Tada, an internationally known advocate for people with disabilities, is the founder of Joni and Friends International Disability Center in Agoura Hills, Calif.
She sings the Academy Award-nominated title song on the soundtrack of the 2013 film Alone Yet Not Alone.
Marvin Olasky is editor in chief of WORLD News Group. Watch his full conversation with Joni Eareckson Tada, hosted by Patrick Henry College in Virginia.