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Jan 25th, 2011

Summary: Declaring that the nation faces big decisions like those it confronted at the dawn of the space race, President Barack Obama called for sweeping bipartisan “investments” in science, education, and infrastructure in his 2011 State of the Union address — all without increasing government spending. Rep. Michele Bachmann delivered the Tea Party response. … One-year retrospective: One year ago today, on January 25, 2010, Aubrey Immelman reported that three car bombs exploded near three Baghdad hotels popular with Western journalists, security contractors, and businessmen, killing at least 37 people and injuring more than 100.