We analyzed President Obama’s six State of the Union addresses (2009-2014) to discern trends and shifting policy priorities over time.
Among domestic policy issues, the economy has dominated the speeches, though the way he talks about the economy has changed.
Despite healthcare reform being one of his biggest legislative accomplishments, the President has not made it a major focus of any Address.
The President has changed how he addresses energy, with much more focus on oil and gas than was the case in earlier addresses.
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