In 1963, the Phi Kappa Literary Society at the University of Georgia invited a speaker from the Communist Party to the campus for a public debate.
For two years, we have had continual crises with debt ceilings, budget resolutions, and really big scary numbers.
"There is hope, [when] young people lead us in a march for justice, for jobs, to have the courage to stand up."
President Obama laid out a second-term agenda to create jobs, increase the minimum wage, promote science and education, stop gun violence, and defend voting rights.
Leaders of the labor-environmental group Blue-Green Alliance called on the president to launch and prioritize a national dialogue on climate change.
President Obama is expected to make a case against the budget-slashing sequester scheduled for March 1.
The Progressive Caucus bill, called the Balancing Act, invests in job creation and calls for paying for those investments with defense cuts.