In Milwaukee, Obama will also tout the progress made since the economic collapse.
Cruz told reporters that the next presidential election is “going to be very much like 1980."
Ukraine, gun control, immigration and Ebola also grabbed a share of the spotlight.
“I think I've learned one thing about this president, and he's very cautious,” she said.
Lawmakers will weigh in on possible military action against ISIS and Russia’s incursions.
Republicans blasted Dems for dragging their feet on more than 40 House-passed jobs bills.
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Rep. Adam Schiff said Obama had a strategy but "there are pieces that need to be filled in."
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Nadal Hasan, who is on death row, wrote a letter to ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
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Over two-dozen people and firms were sanctioned for aiding Iran's nuclear program.