The 2015 State of the Union Address was given by the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama, on Tuesday, January 20, 2015, at 9 p.m. EST, in the chamber of the United States House of Representatives to the 114th United States Congress, it was Obama's sixth State of the Union Address and his seventh speech to a joint session of the United States Congress. Presiding over this joint session was the House Speaker, John Boehner, accompanied by Joe Biden, the Vice President of the United States. Following recent tradition, Speaker of the House John Boehner sent a letter on December 19, 2014, formally inviting President Obama to speak; the State of the Union Address was broadcast on various television and radio stations and webcast from the White House. Webcasts were provided by other sponsors, including a webcast from the U. S. Republican Party; the President addressed controversial economic issues in the U. S. arguing in support of expanding access to community college in the context of American higher education as well as in support of increased taxes on financial institutions.
In terms of U. S. foreign policy, he expressed his belief in American exceptionalism and defended what he saw as an assertive foreign agenda in which the country is "upholding the principle that bigger nations can't bully the small." As since 2011, members of Congress sat regardless of party. Guests of First Lady Michelle Obama at the Address included the former prisoner of Cuba Alan Gross, astronaut Scott Kelly, DREAM Act immigration reform activist Ana Zamora, Ebola international emergency care coordinator Dr. Pranav Shetty, the CEO of CVS Health Larry Merlo, working mother and community college education beneficiary Rebekah Erler, healthcare insurance acquisition worker Victor Fugate, wounded veteran Staff Sergeant Jason Gibson, sea-level rise researcher Nicole Hernandez Hammer, university student Anthony Mendez, technical education teacher Katrice Mubiru, healthcare coverage beneficiary and mother Astrid Muhammad, Spencer Stone, U. S. Air Force staff sergeant, others. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was "repeatedly pictured slumbering in her chair" during the address.
Ginsburg admitted that she "wasn't 100% sober". The designated survivor is the member of the president's cabinet who does not attend the address in case of a catastrophic event, in order to maintain continuity of government. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx was the designated survivor. In general terms, President Obama referenced the country's many struggles over the past fifteen years and argued that the nation seemed primed to "turn the page"; the address focused on the improved American economic situation and the fight against terrorism the threat of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. Obama called for community college to be made free, proposed a new tax on Wall Street companies, announced that he would issue an executive order to guarantee workers up to seven days of paid sick leave; the President described the nation's drive as "strong" and stated, "Tonight, after a breakthrough year for America, our economy is growing and creating jobs at the fastest pace since 1999. Our unemployment rate is now lower than it was before the financial crisis."In keeping with prior statements by the Obama administration on foreign policy, the President remarked that the U.
S. had good reason to stand up to. The President called for "upholding the principle that bigger nations can't bully the small." He reiterated his belief in the idea of American exceptionalism. In a memorable moment, President Obama deviated from the official text after applause from Republicans following his statement that he had "no more campaigns to run." Obama added "I know, because I won both of them."With the speech delivered less than two weeks following the Charlie Hebdo shooting, many members of Congress held pencils during the speech to show their support for freedom of the press as well as to express their sympathy with the victims of the attack. Obama became the first president to use the words "lesbian", "gay", "bisexual", "transgender" in a State of the Union Address, when addressing the need to protect the human rights of religious and gender minorities. Newly elected U. S. Senator Joni Ernst of Iowa gave the official Republican response in English to the State of the Union address, with Representative Carlos Curbelo of Florida giving the official Republican Spanish-language response.
The English and Spanish responses differed in that the Spanish response talked about immigration issues, whereas the English response did not. In addition to the official Republican responses, Representative Curt Clawson of Florida, Senator Ted Cruz of Texas, Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky all gave their own televised responses. Obama's televised address was viewed by 33 million Americans, making it the lowest number in recent history. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that Obama's speech indicated plans for world domination and displayed goading behavior. "The Americans have chosen a path toward confrontation, do not evaluate their own steps critically at all", Lavrov added. "Remarks of President Barack Obama – As Prepared for Delivery State of the Union Address". WhiteHouse.gov. January 20, 2015. 2015 State of the Union Address at C-SPAN 2015 State of the Union Response at C-SPAN Full text and video of the speech 2015 State of the Union Response
The 1985 Copa de la Liga was the third year of Copa de la Liga. The competition started on April 11, 1985 and concluded on June 15, 1985. Due to time constraints and club pressure, the Copa de la Liga only lasted four years from its introduction in 1982, being cancelled in 1986; the Copa de la Liga was played by 18 teams of 1984-85 La Liga and the 4 winners of 1984 Copa de la Liga of Segunda División, Segunda División B and Tercera División. All rounds were played over two legs; the team that had the higher aggregate score over the two legs progressed to the next round. The 1984-85 Copa del Rey winner was exempt until the quarter-finals and the 1984-85 Copa del Rey quarter-final losers were exempt until the second round. CD Castellón, winner of 1984 Copa de la Liga of Segunda División. Gimnàstic de Tarragona, winner of 1984 Copa de la Liga of Segunda División B group I. CD Antequerano, winner of 1984 Copa de la Liga of Segunda División B group II. CD Tudelano, winner of 1984 Copa de la Liga of Tercera División.
First leg: 11 April 1985. Second leg: 17, 18, 21 and 24 May 1985. Bye: Athletic Bilbao, Atlético Madrid, FC Barcelona, Real Betis, Real Madrid, Real Zaragoza, Real Sociedad and Sporting Gijon. First leg: 1, 4 and 5 May 1985. Second leg: 7 and 9 May 1985. Bye: Real Madrid. First leg: 11 and 12 May 1985. Second leg: 16 and 19 May 1985. First leg: 30 May 1985. Second leg: 2 June 1985. RSSSF
Robert Humphreys was a member of the United States Senate from Kentucky. After service in World War I Humphreys worked as a registered pharmacist in the retail drug business in Mayfield, Kentucky and at Frankfort, Kentucky, he served in the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1920 and in the Kentucky Senate 1932-1936. He served as President Pro Tempore of the Kentucky Senate in 1934 and as clerk of three senate sessions 1936-1942, he served as Kentucky highway commissioner 1936-1940. During World War II he served as a captain in the Medical Corps, 1943-1945, he again served as state highway commissioner 1955-1956. He resigned to accept appointment to the United States Senate on June 21, 1956 as a Democrat to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Alben Barkley, he served in the Senate from June 21, 1956 to November 6, 1956. Humphreys did not seek election to the Senate, opting instead to serve only for the brief time he was appointed. United States Congress. "Robert Humphreys". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
Virgil Snyder was an American mathematician, specializing in algebraic geometry. In 1886 Snyder matriculated at Iowa State College and graduated with a bachelor's degree in 1889, he attended Cornell University as a graduate student from 1890 to 1892, leaving to study mathematics in Germany on an Erastus W. Brooks fellowship. In 1895 he received a doctorate from the University of Göttingen under Felix Klein. In 1895 Snyder returned to Cornell as an instructor, becoming an assistant professor in 1905 and a full professor in 1910. In 1938 he retired as professor emeritus, having supervised 39 doctoral students, 13 of whom were women. Of these students the most well known is C. L. E. Moore. Snyder served as president of the American Mathematical Society for a two-year term in 1927 and 1928, he was an Invited Speaker of the International Congress of Mathematicians in 1928 at Bologna, in 1932 at Zurich, in 1936 at Oslo. Snyder did research on Cremona and birational transformations. With Charles H. Sisam: Analytic geometry of space.
New York: H. Holt & Co. 1914. O'Connor, John J.. Virgil Snyder at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
Giuseppe Maria Doria Pamphili was an Italian Cardinal who served as Cardinal Secretary of State. Giuseppe Maria Doria Pamphili is part of the illustrious family of the Counts of Melfi and the Doria-Pamphilj family, which includes many cardinals. Giuseppe Pamphilj was the brother of Cardinal Antonio Maria Doria Pamphili and the uncle of Cardinal Giorgio Doria Pamphili, he was appointed archbishop of Seleucia in February 1773 at the age of 21. He was ordained bishop in August. In September, he was appointed apostolic nuncio in France, a position he held until 1785. Pope Pius VI created him cardinal during the Papal Consistory of 14 February 1785, he served as Cardinal Secretary of State of the Holy See from 1796 to 1799. In 1799 he deported to Genoa. Cardinal Doria Pamphili was appointed by Napoleon in 1813 as an intermediary to negotiate the Concordat of Fontainebleau. Giuseppe Doria Pamphili participated in the conclave of 1799–1800 during which Pius VII was elected pope. Doria Pamphili's episcopal lineage or apostolic succession was: Cardinal Scipione Rebiba Cardinal Giulio Antonio Santorio Cardinal Girolamo Bernerio, OP Archbishop Galeazzo Sanvitale Cardinal Ludovico Ludovisi Cardinal Luigi Caetani Cardinal Ulderico Carpegna Cardinal Paluzzo Paluzzi Altieri degli Albertoni Pope Benedict XIII Pope Benedict XIV Archbishop Enrico Enríquez Bishop Manuel Quintano Bonifaz Cardinal Buenaventura Fernández de Córdoba Spínola Giuseppe Maria Cardinal Doria Pamphilj Cheney, David M. "Buenaventura Cardinal Córdoba Espinosa de la Cerda", Catholic-Hierarchy, retrieved 2019-08-09 Renata Ago, Carriere e clientele nella Roma barocca, Roma-Bari, Laterza, 1990.
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STM Sports F. C. is a Welsh football club, which plays in the Cymru South. They are based in St Mellons and play at Cardiff University Sports fields; the club was formed from players of the Cardiff Cosmos Portos, coupled with players from Sunday League side Willows FC. They played in the Cardiff Combination Premier League, before moving to the South Wales Amateur League for the 2010–11 season where they were crowned Division Two champions at their first attempt; the following season in Division One saw the club finish 7th, whilst the following year saw them finished 5th and saw them win the South Wales FA Senior Cup. The 2013–14 season season saw them finished 4th, with promotion to the Welsh Football League obtained at the end of 2014–15 season, finishing as Champions; the club had to lodge an appeal with the Football Association of Wales to secure promotion and defeated Pontlottyn 4-1 at Cardiff City Stadium in the SWFA promotion play-off. The match featured the unusual situation of one of the club's players being arrested during the match by police officers for an outstanding charge of assault and failing to answer to court.
In the first season in Division Three, the club finished in 4th place before improving on that for the 2016–17 season, finishing 2nd to Llantwit Major and gaining promotion to Division Two. In their first season in Division Two the club finished 4th, before being crowned champions of Division Two in the 2018–19 season; the season included a record 20–0 Welsh League Cup away win over Caerau which saw five STM Sports players score hat-tricks. The team reached the semi-final of the FAW Trophy before losing in extra time to Cefn Albion in a match, marred by claims of racism against two STM Sports players by supporters of Cefn Albion. Both clubs were charged by FA Wales in relation to potential offences in relation to the match; as Division Two champions, the club was eligible for promotion to the newly established FAW Championship South & Mid. The club was informed by the FA Wales in May 2019 that they had not been awarded Tier 2 certification to be eligible to play at that level, were given the right of appeal.
The club won their appeal in May. Nana Baah Manager Nathan Cadette Gareth Morgan – January 2018) Dale Gardiner Notes1Q: First qualifying round 2Q: Second qualifying round R1: First Round R2: Second Round SF: Semi Final Welsh Football League Club profile Club official twitter