Political Punch
Apr 18, 2014 1:11pm

Latest White House Gatecrasher a Real Fox

While President Obama deals with Russian President Vladimir Putin abroad, the groundskeepers and Secret Service agents who guard the White House are trying to combat an equally wily opponent at home. The latest gatecrasher to show up at the president’s home uninvited is not a… Read More »

The Note
Apr 18, 2014 1:11pm

Teenager Tearfully Confesses Undocumented Status To Hillary Clinton

A young woman who tearfully and publicly confessed  to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that she was an undocumented immigrant was praised by Clinton for being “incredibly brave.” Actress America Ferrera moderated the event Thursday at the Lower East Side Girls Club in New… Read More »

The Note
Apr 18, 2014 11:24am

Will Clinton Baby Affect 2016, and Is It Sexist to Ask?

It’s impossible to talk about the Clintons these days without mentioning 2016 in the same breath. And the announcement of Chelsea Clinton’s pregnancy is proving to be no different. People are already speculating about how – or if – the new Clinton grandchild could affect Hillary Clinton’s… Read More »

By ABC News

George Stephanopoulos
Apr 18, 2014 10:57am

Excerpt: Justice John Paul Stevens’ ‘Six Amendments’

Excerpted from: SIX AMENDMENTS: HOW AND WHY WE SHOULD CHANGE THE CONSTITUTION by John Paul Stevens. Copyright © 2014 by John Paul Stevens. Used by permission of Little, Brown and Company Hachette Book Group. All Rights Reserved. Prologue According to its preamble, the Constitution of the… Read More »

The Note
Apr 18, 2014 8:42am

The 8 Million Sign-Up Man

By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES MAGIC NUMBERS: 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. Yesterday, with a slight grin, he added… Read More »

By Will Cantine

The Note
Apr 18, 2014 4:38am

The Note’s Must-Reads for Friday, April 18, 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’ Will Cantine and Janine Elliot  OBAMACARE ABC News’ Devin Dwyer: “Obama: 8 Million… Read More »

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 »