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 »

Nov 21, 2014 6:38pm

President Obama: Don’t Use Ferguson as ‘An Excuse for Violence’

As a grand jury debates whether or not to indict Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown, President Barack Obama today — in an exclusive interview with ABC News — urged the residents of the city and all others… Read More »

Nov 16, 2014 4:38pm

Positive Conversation About Sen. Ted Cruz Drops Sharply on Facebook After Net Neutrality Comments

The percentage of conversation about Sen. Ted Cruz that was positive on Facebook fell after the Texas Republican criticized net neutrality, calling it “Obamacare for the Internet.” Positive interactions related to Cruz on Facebook dropped from 52 percent over the period of Oct. 29 to… Read More »

Nov 16, 2014 1:50pm

TransCanada CEO: ‘High Probability’ Keystone XL Pipeline Will Be Built

Russ Girling, head of the company proposing the Keystone XL Pipeline, expressed confidence today that the project would soon be under way. “There is a very high probability this pipeline gets built,” Girling said today on ABC News’ “This Week.” “The need for transportation continues… Read More »

Nov 15, 2014 9:05am

Excerpt: Daniel Bolger’s ‘Why We Lost’

INTRODUCTION I am a United States Army general, and I lost the Global War on Terrorism. It’s like Alcoholics Anonymous; step one is admitting you have a problem. Well, I have a problem. So do my peers. And thanks to our problem, now all of… Read More »

Nov 9, 2014 12:47pm

Sen-Elect Cory Gardner: After Taking Congress, GOP Must ‘Govern Maturely’

Following sweeping midterm election victories that gave Republicans full control of Congress, Sen.-Elect Cory Gardner, R-Colorado, said that the GOP now has to prove it can “govern maturely” and with competence if it hopes to fix a broken Washington and hold onto gains made in… Read More »

Nov 9, 2014 11:15am

Remembering the Fall of the Berlin Wall 25 Years Later

Twenty five years ago, on a freezing cold German night, a physical symbol of the Cold War and the divisive split between East and West Germany toppled, fading into the folds of history. Katharina Von Munster was just 13 when the Berlin Wall fell. “It… Read More »

Nov 9, 2014 11:12am

Hillary Clinton Leads In Facebook Interactions Before, After Midterm Elections

According to data provided to ABC News from the social networking site Facebook, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton led a pack of potential 2016 presidential candidates in terms of the number of “interactions” on the social site in the days leading up to and… Read More »

Nov 8, 2014 9:37am

ICYMI: What Happened on Election Night?

The midterm elections took place Tuesday. Miss the coverage? Having dinner with friends tonight and want to sound informed? No problem. We’ve turned to Shushannah Walshe, deputy political director for ABC News and co-author of “Sarah From Alaska: The Sudden Rise and Brutal Education of… Read More »