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 »

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 »

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

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 »

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 »

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 »

Oct 22, 2014 10:43am

This Congressional Candidate Wants Everyone to Know She Does Not Hate Puppies

Republican Martha McSally asked voters in Arizona’s second district to consider the age-old question: Does this candidate hate puppies? Of course not, according to her campaign. In a new ad released Tuesday called “Puppies,” the former Air Force colonel fired back against the “scare-tactics” her… Read More »

Oct 22, 2014 9:07am

Enter The Czar

By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES IT’S DAY ONE for Ron Klain, and already the newly-minted Ebola Czar has a full plate and a packed schedule, ABC’s MARY BRUCE notes. Today he sits down with President Obama at the White House and gets up to speed… Read More »

Oct 21, 2014 8:36pm

Bristol Palin Describes Moments That Led to Drunken Brawl

Bristol Palin said the drunken brawl involving her family at a house party last month was started when she was defending her younger sister, newly released audio reveals. The eldest daughter of Sarah Palin is heard on the audio obtained by ABC News from the… Read More »

Oct 21, 2014 7:37pm

Political TV Ad Claims Obama Is Bad for African Americans

While President Obama has returned to the campaign trail to court the black vote ahead of the midterm elections, race has arisen as an issue in two key Senate races, albeit for very different reasons. A new television ad airing in Louisiana makes the case… Read More »