Jun 29, 2014 4:04pm

Border Town Mayor: Influx of Immigrants Not Yet a Crisis

Although President Obama called the influx of undocumented minors on the U.S.-Mexico border a “humanitarian crisis” this week, Mayor Jim Darling of the U.S. border town of McAllen, Texas, told ABC’s George Stephanopoulos he disagrees with that label. “We don’t think it’s a crisis,” Darling… Read More »

Jun 29, 2014 3:15pm

‘Freedom Summer’ Filmmaker: Struggle for Voting Rights ‘Isn’t Over’

When a group of mostly white college students traveled to the heart of the Jim Crow South to help African American citizens register to vote in June of 1964, they had no idea just how difficult the task would be, nor of the lasting impact… Read More »

Jun 29, 2014 12:41pm

Hillary Clinton’s ‘Dead Broke’ Comment Won’t Make a Big Difference, Says President Obama

President Barack Obama doesn’t believe comments made by his former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton about how she and former President Bill Clinton were “not only dead broke but in debt” when they exited the White House will matter too much if she chooses to… Read More »

Jun 28, 2014 2:59pm

Excerpt: Andrew Solomon’s New Yorker Piece ‘The Reckoning’

Sunday on This Week, following Barbara Walters’ interview with Peter Rodger, we’ll be joined by Andrew Solomon, author of “Far from the Tree”  to discuss the recent mass shooting in Santa Barbara, the role of mental health, and how similar tragedies can be prevented in the future…. Read More »

Jun 27, 2014 5:15pm

Sunday on ‘This Week’: President Obama

ABC News chief anchor George Stephanopoulos goes one-on-one with President Obama, Sunday on “This Week.” Plus, House Counterterrorism and Intelligence Subcommittee Chair Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., discusses the latest threats to the U.S. from Iraq and Syria. The powerhouse roundtable debates this week’s Supreme Court… Read More »

Jun 26, 2014 2:24pm

‘Freedom Summer’: Watch a Clip of the PBS Documentary

Sunday on “This Week,” we’ll air an interview with “Freedom Summer” filmmaker Stanley Nelson. Before you watch our program, and to find out more about “Freedom Summer” and the 50th anniversary, check out the first chapter of the documentary — which is part of the American… Read More »

Jun 22, 2014 2:17pm

Sen. Rand Paul Is ‘Basically an Isolationist,’ Says Dick Cheney

Republican Sen. Rand Paul is “basically an isolationist,” according to former Vice President Dick Cheney, who expressed his concern with the idea of the Kentucky senator being the GOP nominee during the next presidential cycle. “Now, Rand Paul and — by my standards, as I… Read More »

Jun 22, 2014 12:38pm

Why Justice Sotomayor Chooses Her Words Carefully

According to Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, “everyone but everyone breaks the law,” but that doesn’t mean she thinks everyone should be negatively labeled for all questionable actions. In an interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos for “This Week,” Sotomayor explained how this reasoning extended… Read More »

Jun 22, 2014 12:26pm

Justice Sonia Sotomayor Defends Race-Based Affirmative Action

Associate Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor today defended race-based affirmative action in college admissions, saying there is evidence that the alternative — allocating advantage based on location or income – does not work. “It’s not that I don’t believe it works, I don’t think the… Read More »

Jun 22, 2014 10:55am

Justice Sonia Sotomayor Promises That Hillary Clinton Costco Encounter Wasn’t Planned

Associate Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor promises that her recent encounter with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at a Costco in Arlington, Virginia, was not planned in advance. “It was not planned, I can assure you,” Sotomayor said during an exclusive interview with ABC’s… Read More »