By Alexander Mallin

Apr 17, 2014 2:15pm

PETA Enlists Kids To Tell First Lady Easter Egg Policy is Rotten

While the annual White House Easter Egg Roll celebration isn’t one typically embroiled in controversy, three young girls are letting First Lady Michelle Obama know they aren’t happy about it. Well, three young girls on behalf of PETA, or the People for the Ethical Treatment… Read More »

Apr 17, 2014 2:00pm

Obama Tells Wounded Warriors They Are ‘Inspiration’

President Obama welcomed Wounded Warriors on their Ride to the White House today calling the participants “an incredible inspiration to me and to our country.” “Biking nearly 60 miles in three days would be a challenge for anybody, but for all of you, this is… Read More »

Apr 17, 2014 12:25pm

Biden’s Son Running for Delaware Governor

The Biden family may have two Bidens running for office in 2016. Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, son of Vice President Joe Biden, announced today that he will not seek re-election as the attorney general and instead will pursue a run for governor in 2016…. Read More »

Apr 17, 2014 9:10am

Another White House vs. GOP Immigration Spat

By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES WELL, THAT DIDN’T GO WELL: President Obama phoned House Majority Leader Eric Cantor yesterday to implore the GOP’s floor guardian to take up the Senate’s comprehensive immigration legislation, but judging by Cantor’s response, there’s no way that is happening, ABC’s… Read More »

By Jayce Henderson

Apr 17, 2014 3:10am

The Note’s Must-Reads for Thursday, April 17, 2014

The Note’s Must-Reads are a round-up of today’s political headlines and stories from ABC News and the top U.S. newspapers. Posted Monday through Friday right here at www.abcnews.com Compiled by ABC News’ Jayce Henderson, Will Cantine and Janine Elliot UKRAINE Wall Street Journal’s Carol E…. Read More »

Apr 16, 2014 6:10pm

Obama and Cantor Clash on Immigration Overhaul

Well, that didn’t go well. President Obama phoned House Majority Leader Eric Cantor today to implore the GOP’s floor guardian to take up the Senate’s comprehensive immigration legislation, but judging by Cantor’s response, there’s no way that is happening. “The president called me hours after… Read More »

Apr 16, 2014 5:46pm

Obama Counsels Students on Options to a 4-Year Degree

It would be a cultural shift, but the Obama administration is hoping to change the perception of two- and four-year universities and what is needed for success. Through two new skills-training programs, utilizing grant money announced in 2010, the administration is encouraging a competition to… Read More »

By Alina Kleineidam

Apr 16, 2014 5:04pm

Michele Bachmann’s 5 Pieces of Advice To Young Conservatives

Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., the conservative firebrand and former presidential candidate, gave the keynote address today at Liberty University’s weekly Convocation. It was Bachmann’s third time speaking at Liberty, the world’s largest private Christian college and home to over 100,000 students. In her speech, the… Read More »

Apr 16, 2014 4:34pm

Lawyers Who Cleared Christie Donated to RGA Before Report Released

This story was updated at 9:18  pm with a comment from the RGA The law firm that wrote the Chris Christie-sponsored report clearing the governor of any wrongdoing in the New Jersey bridge scandal made a sizable donation to the Republican Governors Association, which Christie… Read More »

Apr 16, 2014 4:32pm

Can $50 Million Buy Michael Bloomberg Gun Control?

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has invested millions of his own fortune into the push for stricter gun laws. Now he’s upping the ante by pledging up to $50 million this year alone to a newly formed gun control organization that hopes to… Read More »