The Note
Feb 27, 2015 8:11am

What You Missed and What’s Coming Up At CPAC

By MICHAEL FALCONE NOTABLES BOBBY JINDAL PITCHES HIMSELF AS A ‘FULL SPECTRUM CONSERVATIVE’: Louisiana governor and likely 2016 candidate Bobby Jindal says voters are looking for the next Republican presidential nominee to be “a fighter.” And though he has yet to formally announce his candidacy,… Read More »

The Note
Feb 26, 2015 8:04am

3 Reasons Why CPAC Is ‘American Idol’ For Political Nerds

By MICHAEL FALCONE and ERIN DOOLEY NOTABLES DO YOU CPAC? The Conservative Political Action Conference, better known as CPAC, will draw almost all of the Republican Party’s likely presidential contenders to the Washington, DC area over the next three days. They’re each given 20 minutes… Read More »

The Note
Feb 25, 2015 9:04am

Shutdown Countdown at DHS

By MICHAEL FALCONE NOTABLES THE CLOCK IS TICKING but so far there doesn’t seem to be a clear plan to send President Obama a bill before a lapse in funding occurs at the Department of Homeland Security, ABC’s JOHN PARKINSON and ARLETTE SAENZ report. Senate… Read More »

The Note
Feb 24, 2015 9:05am

Three Things To Watch Today

By MICHAEL FALCONE and ARLETTE SAENZ NOTABLES HOMELAND SECURITY SHUTDOWN WATCH: With the clock ticking down before funding for the Department of Homeland Security runs out, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell introduced a bill that he hopes will get the Senate “unstuck” from its current… Read More »

The Note
Feb 23, 2015 8:30am

Scott Walker: That Was Then, This Is Now

By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES  HERE’S A BRIEF REVIEW OF SCOTT WALKER’S WEEKEND: “Gov. Scott Walker: ‘I don’t know’ whether Obama is a Christian” (Washington Post); “Scott Walker: ‘I Don’t Really Know’ Whether Obama Loves America” (Huffington Post); “Walker feeling the heat” (Politico). The Wisconsin… Read More »

By Jessica Puckett

George Stephanopoulos
Feb 22, 2015 1:48pm

Sen. Bernie Sanders’ Gut Will Guide His 2016 Decision

Sen. Bernie Sanders, the longest-serving independent member of Congress in American history, plans on relying on his gut as to whether he will run for president in 2016. “Before I make that decision, I have to develop a sense in my own gut as to… Read More »

George Stephanopoulos
Feb 21, 2015 3:08pm

One Thing That Might Surprise You About Hillary Clinton

This week, we asked Amy Chozick, national political reporter for the The New York Times, who covers Hillary Clinton, about when the former secretary of state might announce her 2016 intentions, her possible competition and one thing that surprised Chozick about Clinton. Read our conversation below… Read More »

By ABC News

George Stephanopoulos
Feb 20, 2015 5:37pm

Excerpt: ‘Shame’ by Shelby Steele

SEE STEELE SUNDAY ON “THIS WEEK” Excerpted with permission from Shame: How America’s Past Sins Have Polarized Our Country, by Shelby Steele.  Available from Basic Books, a member of The Perseus Books Group.  Copyright © 2015. Chapter 1: The Great Divide Not long ago I was… Read More »

By ABC News

George Stephanopoulos
Feb 20, 2015 4:34pm

Sunday on ‘This Week’: DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson

Sunday on “This Week,” George Stephanopoulos goes one-on-one with Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson. Plus, two senators considering runs for the White House – Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vt., and Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. – come to “This Week.” And the powerhouse roundtable debates… Read More »

The Note
Feb 20, 2015 8:53am

The Note: “An Ugly Lie” and a Coming Ground Offensive

  The Note 2/20/2015 The Note: “An Ugly Lie” and a Coming Ground Offensive     By SHUSHANNAH WALSHE (@shushwalshe)   NOTABLES IRAQI GROUND OFFENSIVE TO RETAKE MOSUL COULD BE LAUNCHED AS EARLY AS APRIL. U.S. military officials believe that the Iraqi offensive to retake… Read More »