The Note
Oct 27, 2014 8:35am

How Low They Can Go

By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES WITH CONGRESSIONAL ELECTIONS VIRTUALLY UPON US, public disapproval of the Democrats in Congress has hit a new high in ABC News-Washington Post polls dating back 20 years. And disapproval of their Republican counterparts — while not a record — is… Read More »

The Note
Oct 26, 2014 2:03pm

Bill Clinton: Gender and Racial Politics ‘Greatest Threat’ to Country’s Future‏

WASHINGTON — Former President Bill Clinton warned Saturday night that despite great gains for the gay and transgender community, the lines of gender and race in politics could still cast a shadow in the years ahead. Clinton was the keynote speaker at the Human Rights… Read More »

By Jessica Puckett

George Stephanopoulos
Oct 26, 2014 1:44pm

Rep. Michael McCaul: ISIS Waging War Online; Recent Homegrown Attacks Examples of ‘Where They’re Winning’

House Homeland Security Committee Chair Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, said on “This Week” that ISIS is waging a war against the West online, with three attacks this week against law enforcement and military personnel — two in Canada and one in the United States —… Read More »

By Gary Langer

Polls
Oct 26, 2014 7:00am

Record Disapproval for Dems in Congress; GOPers, Congress Overall are Even Lower

With congressional elections virtually upon us, public disapproval of the Democrats in Congress has hit a new high in ABC News/Washington Post polls dating back 20 years. And disapproval of their Republican counterparts – while not a record – is even higher. Congress overall, for… Read More »

The Note
Oct 24, 2014 9:43am

The Note: Ebola Digs In

By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES THE LATEST FROM NEW YORK: A New York doctor who recently returned from West Africa has tested positive for Ebola and is being isolated at a Manhattan hospital, city and state officials said last night. ABC News report that the doctor, who… Read More »

The Note
Oct 23, 2014 9:01am

Close To Home

By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES IT’S PRECISELY THE KIND OF ATTACK THAT U.S. OFFICIALS FEAR: While there is no indication that the events in Canada pose a direct threat to the U.S., President Obama told reporters the shootings in Canada underscore that the U.S. must… Read More »

The Note
Oct 22, 2014 6:13pm

Ebola Czar Ron Klain Starts His Job — Quietly

Newly-installed Ebola Czar Ron Klain appeared for the first time today with his new boss President Obama in the Oval Office — and said not a word. In fact, the president didn’t even introduce Klain or acknowledge him during a brief press avail after their… Read More »

By Kirsten Appleton

The Note
Oct 22, 2014 3:37pm

Chuck Norris Gives Texas Voters a Kick, Boosts GOP Candidate

Walker, Texas Ranger returned to the Lone Star State on Wednesday, but not to fight bad guys. He’s swooped in to lend a helping hand to Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott. “Chuck Norris doesn’t campaign with Greg Abbott,” Abbott’s campaign spokesman Avdiel Huerta said. “Greg… Read More »

The Note
Oct 22, 2014 11:53am

What the Supreme Court Did (and Did Not) Reveal About 3 Hot Button Issues

Without uttering a word from the bench, the Supreme Court acted on major hot button issues in the last month concerning voting rights, abortion and gay marriage. The cases weren’t on the Court’s argument calendar. Parties were either asking the Court to act on an… Read More »

The Note
Oct 22, 2014 11:27am

White House Still Confused About Bruce Braley

The White House is doing its best to boost Iowa Senate candidate Bruce Braley, but keeps getting tripped up. After repeatedly flubbing his name and referring to him as “Bruce Bailey” at a rally last week, First Lady Michelle Obama got a do-over Tuesday while… Read More »