State of the Union: Opportunity, Action and Optimism

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  • Opportunity for All
  • Raise the Minimum Wage
  • "Starter" Retirement Accounts
  • A 21st Century Workplace
  • Extend Emergency Unemployment Insurance
  • Expand the Earned Income Tax Credit
  • Made in America
  • Federal Training Programs
  • The Apprentices
  • Get Connected
  • The Real World
  • College Bound
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Fairness for All

Opportunity for All

In President Obama's last press conference of 2013, a year in which he was able to achieve just two of the 41 items on his State of the Union wish list, he optimistically declared that 2014 will be a year of action. The agenda he will outline in his 2014 speech is perhaps less ambitious but no less hopeful. Here are some of the key initiatives the president will propose. – Joyce Jones (@BETpolitichick)

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