The Note
Apr 17, 2014 5:19pm

Obama: 8 Million Health Care Sign-Ups a Boon for Democrats

President Obama has many times declared victory for the Affordable Care Act, most recently with the announcement earlier this month that 7 million people have signed up in the law’s inaugural year. Today, with a slight grin, he added a big exclamation point. Now, 8… Read More »

By Alexander Mallin

The Note
Apr 17, 2014 5:15pm

Carney Gets Candid: White House Press Secretary Opens Up to Students

With his press briefing book sitting closed next to him, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney doesn’t have much to refer to when a person asks if he wants to take a “selfie.” “Absolutely,” Carney said, after an audience member at George Washington University promised… Read More »

By ABC News

George Stephanopoulos
Apr 17, 2014 5:08pm

Excerpt: Ralph Reed’s ‘Awakening’

Excerpted from AWAKENING: HOW AMERICA CAN TURN FROM ECONOMIC AND MORAL DESTRUCTION BACK TO GREATNESS by Ralph Reed by arrangement with Worthy Publishing, Copyright © Ralph Reed 2014 CHAPTER   1 The Spiritual Cycle Are we watching our nation commit suicide? The United States of America was… Read More »

By Erin Dooley

The Note
Apr 17, 2014 3:55pm

Selfies Are Turning Politicians Into Teenagers

Yesterday, Vice President Biden and his ultra-hip aviators debuted on Instagram. And last night, the veep posted his inaugural selfie with social media superstar (and president of the United States) Barack Obama. Pundits believe social media was instrumental in Obama’s 2008 win. Perhaps Biden’s recent… Read More »

By Alexander Mallin

The Note
Apr 17, 2014 2:15pm

PETA Enlists Kids To Tell First Lady Easter Egg Policy is Rotten

While the annual White House Easter Egg Roll celebration isn’t one typically embroiled in controversy, three young girls are letting First Lady Michelle Obama know they aren’t happy about it. Well, three young girls on behalf of PETA, or the People for the Ethical Treatment… Read More »

The Note
Apr 17, 2014 2:00pm

Obama Tells Wounded Warriors They Are ‘Inspiration’

President Obama welcomed Wounded Warriors on their Ride to the White House today calling the participants “an incredible inspiration to me and to our country.” “Biking nearly 60 miles in three days would be a challenge for anybody, but for all of you, this is… Read More »

The Note
Apr 17, 2014 12:25pm

Biden’s Son Running for Delaware Governor

The Biden family may have two Bidens running for office in 2016. Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, son of Vice President Joe Biden, announced today that he will not seek re-election as the attorney general and instead will pursue a run for governor in 2016…. Read More »

The Note
Apr 17, 2014 9:10am

Another White House vs. GOP Immigration Spat

By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES WELL, THAT DIDN’T GO WELL: President Obama phoned House Majority Leader Eric Cantor yesterday to implore the GOP’s floor guardian to take up the Senate’s comprehensive immigration legislation, but judging by Cantor’s response, there’s no way that is happening, ABC’s… Read More »

By Jayce Henderson

The Note
Apr 17, 2014 3:10am

The Note’s Must-Reads for Thursday, April 17, 2014

The Note’s Must-Reads are a round-up of today’s political headlines and stories from ABC News and the top U.S. newspapers. Posted Monday through Friday right here at www.abcnews.com Compiled by ABC News’ Jayce Henderson, Will Cantine and Janine Elliot UKRAINE Wall Street Journal’s Carol E…. Read More »

The Note
Apr 16, 2014 6:10pm

Obama and Cantor Clash on Immigration Overhaul

Well, that didn’t go well. President Obama phoned House Majority Leader Eric Cantor today to implore the GOP’s floor guardian to take up the Senate’s comprehensive immigration legislation, but judging by Cantor’s response, there’s no way that is happening. “The president called me hours after… Read More »