May 16, 2014 12:40pm

Sunday on ‘This Week’: A Tribute to Barbara Walters

This Sunday, the powerhouse roundtable debates all the week’s politics, with Weekly Standard editor and ABC News contributor Bill Kristol, Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan, Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., and former Democratic Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm. Then, following the release of the video showing rapper… Read More »

May 15, 2014 9:56am

Excerpt: Julia Angwin’s ‘Dragnet Nation’

Excerpted from DRAGNET NATION: A Quest for Privacy, Security, and Freedom in a World of Relentless Surveillance by Julia Angwin, published February 25, 2014 by Times Books, an imprint of Henry Holt and Company, LLC. Copyright © 2014 by Julia Angwin. All rights reserved. 1… Read More »

May 11, 2014 1:59pm

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel Backs Shinseki, But Calls VA Problems ‘Outrageous’

ABC’s Imtiyaz Delawala and Ben Bell report… Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said he supports embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, but called allegations of misconduct at a Phoenix veterans medical center that may have led to the death of veterans “outrageous.” “There is no one… Read More »

May 11, 2014 8:45am

Sen. Marco Rubio: Yes, I’m Ready to be President

He’s a 42-year-old freshman senator, but when asked by Jonathan Karl on “This Week” if he’s ready to be president, Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida answered without hesitation. “I do … but I think that’s true for multiple other people that would want to… Read More »

May 11, 2014 8:37am

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel: Military’s Transgender Policy ‘Continually Should Be Reviewed’

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel told ABC News’ Martha Raddatz that he believes the ban that prohibits transgender individuals from serving in the U.S. military should be reviewed. “I do think it continually should be reviewed,” Hagel said. “I’m open to that.” After the 2010… Read More »

May 10, 2014 1:10pm

Your Washington Monument Photos

With the re-opening of the Washington Monument on Monday, May 12, we asked you to submit your photos of the monument. We’ve compiled some of the great submissions we’ve received below. (I even added my own!) @ThisWeekABC Taken in October 2009 . . . pic.twitter.com/ykDsMja5PA… Read More »

May 9, 2014 11:00am

Sunday: Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, Sen. Marco Rubio

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, come to “This Week” Sunday. And the powerhouse roundtable debates all the week’s politics, with Democratic strategist and ABC News contributor Donna Brazile, Weekly Standard editor and ABC News contributor Bill Kristol, Rep. Adam Kinzinger,… Read More »

May 8, 2014 3:01pm

Read an Excerpt of Michael Smerconish’s ‘Talk’

  Excerpted from TALK: A NOVEL by Michael Smerconish by arrangement with Cider Mill Press (USA), LLC., Copyright © Michael A. Smerconish 2014 CHAPTER 12 A few weeks later, it was announced that I’d been chosen as a panelist for the GOP debate at the Reagan Library…. Read More »

May 7, 2014 3:05pm

Excerpt: Richard A. Clarke’s ‘Sting of the Drone’

Excerpted from STING OF THE DRONE by Richard A. Clarke. Copyright © 2014 by RAC Enterprises and reprinted by permission of Thomas Dunne Books, an imprint of Macmillan. Tuesday, June 30th The Situation Room The West Wing, The White House Washington, DC Winston Burrell was late…. Read More »

May 4, 2014 2:28pm

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: More Whites Believe in Ghosts Than in Racism

Basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar said today that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling’s derogatory remarks about blacks are more evidence that racism is still part of American culture, but “things have to change.” “This is a problem. I did a little bit of research, more… Read More »