Oct 19, 2014 8:15pm

White House’s Ebola Liaison Arrives in Dallas

WASHINGTON — The White House has quietly dispatched Adrian Saenz, deputy director of intergovernmental affairs, to be the administration’s eyes and ears on the ground in Dallas, coordinating Ebola efforts with state and local officials. A Texas native, Saenz arrived in Dallas late today, a… Read More »

Oct 19, 2014 2:03pm

GA Senate Candidate Michelle Nunn to Get More Help From EMILY’s List

WASHINGTON — While national Democrats have scaled back their support for Alison Lundergan Grimes in Kentucky, another Southern Democratic candidate for the Senate is attracting renewed help from a major Democratic group. Georgia’s Michelle Nunn will see a boost from EMILY’s List, the group that… Read More »

By Ryan Struyk

Oct 19, 2014 12:01am

Romney Leads Scattered 2016 GOP Field, Clinton Still Dominates the Democratic Race

Hillary Clinton continues to hold a commanding lead in the potential Democratic field for president in 2016, while the GOP frontrunner in the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll is a familiar figure – but one not favored by eight in 10 potential Republican voters. That… Read More »

Oct 17, 2014 2:08pm

Ann Romney on 2016: ‘We’re Not Doing That Again’

There has been some renewed speculation recently that Mitt Romney might make a third go of it and run for president again in 2016. He has even left the door open, although just a tiny bit. But his wife of 45 years keeps slamming it… Read More »

Oct 17, 2014 12:52pm

Obama Admits His Credit Card Got Rejected

Presidents, they’re just like us. Speaking at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in Washington, President Obama today admitted that his credit card was recently rejected. Obama Announces Plan to Tighten Card Security  Signs Obama May Ditch His Blackberry for the iPhone 6 President Obama’s Chipotle… Read More »

Oct 17, 2014 12:02pm

4 Things Some DC Lawmakers Want Obama to Do About Ebola

There is a growing political drumbeat for the Obama administration to take bold new steps on Ebola, as two Dallas health care workers are being treated for Ebola this week. Facing pressure from lawmakers on Capitol Hill, President Obama today appointed Ron Klain, a former… Read More »

Oct 17, 2014 9:31am

Obama’s Next Move On Ebola

By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES TIME FOR A CZAR? President Obama said last night that he is open to appointing what would essentially be an Ebola czar to deal with the ongoing situation with the deadly disease in the U.S. “It may be appropriate for… Read More »

By Ryan Struyk

Oct 17, 2014 7:01am

Most Americans Back Supreme Court on Gay Marriage — Including in the Affected States

Most Americans in a new ABC News/Washington Post poll support the recent U.S. Supreme Court action allowing gay marriages to go forward in several states – including a bare majority in the 11 states in which such marriages have begun in the past week and… Read More »

By Kirsten Appleton

Oct 16, 2014 12:37pm

Why Madeleine Albright Is on a Wheaties Box

What do Michael Jordan, Muhammad Ali and Madeleine Albright have in common? They’ve all been featured on the front of a Wheaties box. The former secretary of state tweeted a picture this morning of her photo on the cereal box. Just finished my “breakfast of… Read More »

Oct 16, 2014 9:02am

The Election Of Our Discontent

By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES WHAT’S DRIVING VOTE PREFERENCES IN THE 2014 MIDTERM ELECTIONS? Plenty. That’s not always the case. There are many elections in which a single issue has dominated. The economy’s the prime example; a war or other crisis is another. This year,… Read More »