By Jessica Puckett

Feb 1, 2015 12:19pm

Gov. Scott Walker Wouldn’t Rule Out U.S. Boots on the Ground in Syria

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who has surged to the top of the potential GOP presidential field, said on “This Week” Sunday that he wouldn’t rule out putting U.S. boots on the ground in Syria if he were the commander-in-chief. “We have to be — go… Read More »

Jan 30, 2015 8:39am

Mitt Romney’s Game Of Phones

By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES CALL ME MAYBE?: Mitt Romney, who is considering mounting a third run for the White House in 2016, is convening two invitation-only conference calls today, ABC’s RICK KLEIN and JEFF ZELENY report. The first is with a small group of… Read More »

Jan 29, 2015 8:35pm

Mitt Romney Isn’t Thinking About Speaking Fees, Jokes ‘I’m Already Rich’

Mitt Romney is thinking about making a third  run for the White House, telling an audience at Mississippi State University Wednesday evening, “You may have heard that I’m thinking of running for president again.” This was greeted with cheers, but it was his next line where… Read More »

Jan 29, 2015 8:48am

Mitt, We Meet Again

By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES ROMNEY PORTRAYS HILLARY CLINTON AS ‘CLUELESS’: Mitt Romney spoke about poverty in a speech in the nation’s poorest state last night while directly taking aim at Hillary Clinton, saying she “cluelessly pressed a reset button for Russia.” At Mississippi State… Read More »

Jan 28, 2015 8:28am

Scott Walker Steps Out

By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES WALKING THE WALK: Yesterday Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker announced the formation of a new political committee that will help him build his presidential campaign, ABC’s RICK KLEIN reports. An aide told ABC News this is likely to be the most… Read More »

Jan 27, 2015 8:40am

The $889 Million Dollar Men

By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES CASHING IN ON KOCH: The Associated Press’ PHILIP ELLIOTT and STEVE PEOPLES report on Koch brothers’ enormous financial commitment for 2016: “Flexing its financial might, the political machine backed by billionaires Charles and David Koch on Monday told its allies… Read More »

Jan 26, 2015 9:35am

2016 Is Here To Stay

By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES SPLITS ON IRAN, CUBA DOMINATE FIRST GOP PRESIDENTIAL FORUM: The first 2016 presidential forum of the year revealed sharp divisions on foreign policy last night, with Sen. Rand Paul breaking with his colleagues, Sens. Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio, on both Iran and Cuba – a… Read More »

Jan 23, 2015 8:11am

Ready for Rubio?

By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES EXCLUSIVE — MARCO RUBIO MOVES TOWARD 2016 PRESIDENTIAL BID: Sen. Marco Rubio has begun taking concrete steps toward launching a presidential bid, asking his top advisors to prepare for a campaign, signing on a leading Republican fundraiser, and planning extensive travel to… Read More »

Jan 22, 2015 9:06am

Iran Showdown

By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES THE GAUNTLET WAS THROWN DOWN YESTERDAY when House Speaker John Boehner announced he had invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress about the threats posed by Iran, without informing the White House. The snub came just hours after… Read More »

Jan 21, 2015 8:58am

SOTU 2015, The Morning After

By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES JOE BIDEN — ‘THERE IS A CHANCE’ I WOULD CHALLENGE HILLARY CLINTON: With the 2016 presidential election season heating up and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton considered the presumptive front-runner for the Democratic nomination if she decides to jump… Read More »