Aug 3, 2014 12:18pm

Sen. Tim Scott Says GOP Must Win ‘War of Ideas’

CHARLESTON, S.C. — There are times when Sen. Tim Scott, the lone Republican African-American in Congress, would like to turn down the volume on some of the shrill and inflammatory comments from his fellow senators. “Yes,” Scott told “This Week.” “I mean just to be… Read More »

Aug 2, 2014 7:24pm

Five Simple Questions About Ebola Answered

This week we asked Dr. Richard Besser, ABC’s chief health and medical editor and the former acting head of the CDC, to answer five simple questions about the Ebola outbreak in Africa and the Americans affected by the virus. Besser joins “This Week” tomorrow for… Read More »

Aug 1, 2014 5:13pm

Sunday on ‘This Week’: White House Adviser Dan Pfeiffer

This Sunday, White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer and Sen. Tim Scott, R-South Carolina, come to “This Week.” The powerhouse roundtable debates all the week’s politics, with Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, ABC News contributor and Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol, New Yorker editor David Remnick,… Read More »

Aug 1, 2014 12:10pm

Book Excerpt: ‘Chasing Shadows’ by Ken Hughes

 Reprinted from Chasing Shadows: The Nixon Tapes, the Chennault Affair, and the Origins of Watergate by Ken Hughes by permission of the University of Virginia Press. INTRODUCTION What more could we possibly need to know about Watergate? Four decades have passed since Richard Nixon left the White… Read More »

Jul 27, 2014 1:16pm

Texan Bipartisan Pair: American Public Wants an ‘Orderly Border’

With just five days until Congress adjourns for summer recess, Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, and Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, are attempting a bipartisan, last-ditch effort to address the border crisis in their home state – but there are few signs of support in Congress. “The… Read More »

Jul 27, 2014 10:08am

New York Times Editorial Board Backs Legalizing Pot

After The New York Times editorial board came out in support of the U.S. legalizing marijuana, the paper’s editorial page editor told ABC News’ Jonathan Karl this morning on “This Week” that he has smoked pot. “I’ve never asked the people that work for me… Read More »

Jul 26, 2014 2:20pm

Former Clinton Labor Secretary ‘Impressed’ by Paul Ryan’s Poverty Plan

The Former Secretary of Labor to President Bill Clinton told “This Week” he’s impressed by Paul Ryan’s poverty plan ahead of his appearance on the show’s roundtable Sunday. We asked UC Berkley professor Robert Reich about Ryan’s plan, and he also discussed Hillary Clinton’s “dead… Read More »

Jul 25, 2014 5:05pm

Sunday on ‘This Week’: Crisis in the Middle East

This Sunday, “This Week” reports the latest on the crisis in the Middle East. Plus, Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, and Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas – two key players in the last-ditch efforts to address the border crisis – come to “This Week” Sunday. And the… Read More »

Jul 20, 2014 2:20pm

Former NASA Boss: Russia Has US Space Program in ‘Hostage Situation’

Forty-five years ago today, the world watched as astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin took “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind,” becoming the first humans to walk on the moon on July 20, 1969. The historic Apollo 11 landing established the… Read More »

Jul 20, 2014 1:23pm

PLO’s Hanan Ashrawi: ‘Deliberate Massacre’ in Gaza

From ABC’s Sandra Petrykowski PLO executive committee member Hanan Ashrawi lashed out at Israel today over what she described as “war crimes” and the “deliberate massacre” of Palestinian civilians during Israel’s current ground offensive in the Gaza Strip. “This morning, it’s nothing short of a… Read More »