[caption id="attachment_55435" align="alignleft" width="190" caption="'Cutting the deficit by gutting our investments in innovation and education is like lightening an overloaded airplane by removing its engine,' Obama said."][/caption]

In his State of the Union address on Jan. 25, President Obama called for more investment in education, innovation, and infrastructure—setting up a showdown between his administration and Republicans in Congress who are seeking billions of dollars in cuts to domestic spending.

Addressing a nation still reeling from the tragic shooting rampage in Tucson earlier this month that targeted U.S....

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