Al Gore met with Mayor Michael Bloomberg, I-N.Y., on Tuesday, per ABC's Richard Esposito. Just don't ask if politics was on the agenda: "Nope. Nope. Nope. Nope. Nope. I have no comment. Thanks anyway. I am focused on trying to solve the climate crisis," said the former vice president. "Thank you. Great talking to you guys. Bye-bye."
"I don't think Hillary Clinton's a monster." -- Samantha Power, on "The Colbert Report."
The line prompted Colbert to respond: "What about a good monster, like Cookie Monster? . . . Her campaign slogan could be 'C is for Clinton, that's good enough for me.' "
"If you're an investment banker, don't hit on me. You can quote me. I'm not interested." -- Meghan McCain, in a GQ interview that may mark the end of her straight-talking with the press. On her father's former rival, she said, "Mitt didn't keep it real." She said this on the possibility of Mike Huckabee as a running mate: "That's not going to happen. . . I don't think they'd be a good match for a lot of reasons and am not even sure if that's what Huckabee's going for, anyway. I think he wants to be the head of the evangelical movement."
Bookmark The Note at http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/TheNote/story?id=3105288&page=1
Interns for the ABC News Political Unit:
The ABC News Political Unit is now seeking three full-time summer interns in Washington, D.C.
The internship begins Monday, May 19, and runs through Friday, Aug. 22.
Not only do Political Unit interns attend political events and contribute to The Note and the politics page of ABCNews.com, they also help us by conducting research, maintaining contact lists, and updating the political schedule.
In order to apply, you MUST be either a graduate student or an undergraduate student who has completed his or her first year of college. The internship is NOT open to recent graduates.
You also must be able to work eight hours per day, starting early, Monday through Friday. Interns will be paid $8.50/hour.
If you write well, don't mind getting up early, and have some familiarity with web publishing, send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible, with the subject line: "INTERN" in all caps. Please indicate in your cover letter the dates of your availability.