Before Obama's State of the Union address falls out of the news cycle, here are the foreign policy tidbits you need to remember.
Phyllis Bennis joins Lawrence O'Donnell on The Last Word: "This goes beyond partisan politics — it is more urgently involved with the question of negotiations with Iran."
"It's a rather shocking level of authorization to go to war anywhere in the world for as long as you want, against whoever you say, without any checks and balances," she says.
Americans pay more for an economy that pumps our treasure to the top than you probably think.
Obama officials have presented the big bank fee as an alternative to a financial transaction tax — but these taxes address two very different problems.