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Text: Obama’s 2013 State of the Union Address

The following is the text of President Obama’s State of the Union address as prepared for delivery by the White House.


Obama's inaugural speech: The full text

The text of President Barack Obama's inauguration speech today at the Capitol in Washington, D.C.


Transcript of final 2012 presidential debate

Text of the third and final presidential debate between President Obama and Mitt Romney.


Full transcript of the second presidential debate

Here is a complete transcript of President Obama and Mitt Romney’s remarks at the second presidential debate at Hofstra University in New York on Oct. 16, 2012. Remarks from the two candidates were updated as the debate unfolded.


What did he say? Transcript of the first presidential debate

Following is a transcript of Wednesday evening's presidential debate in Denver.


Text of President Obama's address to Congress

Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, and fellow Americans: Tonight we meet at an urgent time for our country. We continue to face an economic crisis that has left millions of our neighbors jobless, and a political crisis that has made things worse.


Judge orders Nixon grand jury testimony unsealed

A federal judge has ordered the government to unseal grand jury transcripts of testimony by former President Richard Nixon about the Watergate scandal. Ruling in a lawsuit brought by a historian and several historical associations, Chief U.S. District Judge Royce C. Lamberth ordered the transcripts to be unsealed.
The testimony was taken near Nixon’s California home in 1975 – after he had resigned in the wake of the scandal.


Dugard's words tell vividly of her long ordeal

Dugard's words tell vividly of her long ordeal

In the newly unsealed transcript of her grand jury testimony, Jaycee Lee Dugard recounts her abduction and captivity and explains why she never tried to escape. At times, the voice is young and terrified — an 11-year-old girl who was kidnapped during the last week of school, raped for years and kept in line under threat of pain.


911 Transcripts Reveal New Details Of Natasha Richardson's Struggle For Life

911 Transcripts Reveal New Details Of Natasha Richardson's Struggle For Life

A vivid picture of the first five hours of the struggle to save Natasha Richardson's life following a fall during a ski lesson has emerged in a Canadian newspaper.

Transcripts of the 911 radio dispatches and emergency calls following the actress' skiing accident at Mount Tremblant in Quebec on Monday, March 16, and obtained by Canada's Globe and Mail news


Obama's Second Primetime Press Conference: Full Transcript

Obama's Second Primetime Press Conference: Full Transcript

OBAMA: Good evening. Now, before I take questions from the correspondents, I want to give everyone who's watching tonight an update on the steps we're taking to move this economy from recession to recovery, and ultimately to prosperity. Now, it's important to remember that this crisis didn't happen overnight and it didn't result from any one action or decision. It took many years and many failures to lead us here. And it will take many months and many different solutions to lead us out. There are no quick fixes, and there are no silver bullets.


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