Dec 18, 2014 11:24am

Excerpt: ‘The Professor and the President’ by Stephen Hess

Veteran of four presidential administrations, Stephen Hess, is out with a new book from The Brookings Institution about the unlikely relationship between Richard Nixon and his first assistant on urban affairs, Harvard professor and East Coast liberal Daniel Patrick Moynihan. The story, full of personal,… Read More »

Dec 14, 2014 1:59pm

Former CIA Director Michael Hayden Acknowledges ‘Human Toll’ on Interrogators

Former CIA Director Gen. Michael Hayden today acknowledged the “human toll” taken on by CIA interrogators who participated in the use of so-called “enhanced interrogation techniques” in the years following 9/11. “I would be very, very disappointed if this did not take a human toll… Read More »

Dec 14, 2014 12:40pm

Facebook Interactions Related to Hillary Clinton Triple That of Elizabeth Warren

The number of Facebook interactions related to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton are more than triple those related to Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts when measured since late August, according to data provided to ABC News from Facebook. From Aug. 22 to Dec…. Read More »

Dec 14, 2014 11:07am

Billionaire David Koch Says He’s a Social Liberal

Reclusive billionaire David Koch, a powerful donor in American conservative politics, says he’s a “social liberal.” “I’m basically a libertarian, and I’m a conservative on economic matters, and I’m a social liberal,” Koch told ABC News’ Barbara Walters during an interview for her special “The… Read More »

Dec 7, 2014 2:11pm

Mayor Bill de Blasio: Rudy Giuliani ‘Fundamentally Misunderstands the Reality’

Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani “fundamentally misunderstands the reality,” New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said today on “This Week” in response to Giuliani’s recent comments focusing on violence within African-American communities, rather than questions over police interactions with minorities that have sparked nationwide protests…. Read More »

Nov 30, 2014 11:53am

Meet the Tailor for Presidents Past and Present

When Martin Greenfield first saw Dwight D. Eisenhower, it was during the liberation of Auschwitz, the Nazi concentration camp where he was a prisoner in World War II. Greenfield thought the future president looked like a giant. At the time, he had no idea he… Read More »

Nov 29, 2014 11:25am

Excerpt: ‘Measure of a Man’ by Martin Greenfield

Excerpted from MEASURE OF A MAN: FROM AUSCHWITZ SURVIVOR TO PRESIDENTS’ TAILOR by Martin Greenfield by arrangement with Regnery Publishing, Copyright © Martin Greenfield 2014. Chapter One Meeting Mengele They say a man’s shoes are the first thing a person notices. I can still see his… Read More »

Nov 28, 2014 4:54pm

Excerpt: ‘America in Retreat’ by Bret Stephens

Reprinted from AMERICA IN RETREAT: The New Isolationism and the Coming Global Disorder with permission of Sentinel, a member of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, A Penguin Random House Company. Copyright (c) Bret Stephens, 2014. Introduction *** The World’s Policeman In the nearly nine years that… Read More »

Nov 23, 2014 9:21am

President Obama Defends Use of Executive Action on Immigration

President Barack Obama defended his decision to use executive authority to enact changes to the U.S. immigration system during an exclusive interview with “This Week,” challenging Republican Speaker John Boehner to “pass a bill” if he was not satisfied with the president’s unilateral actions. “Congress… Read More »

Nov 23, 2014 9:10am

Full Interview Transcript: President Obama on ‘This Week’

Below is the full interview transcript for the interview conducted by ABC News chief anchor George Stephanopoulos with President Barack Obama. This may contain errors and will be updated. “THIS WEEK” PRESIDENT OBAMA INTERVIEW TRANSCRIPT GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS: Mr. President, thank you for doing this. PRESIDENT… Read More »