Nov 5, 2014 3:20pm

Supreme Court Hears Fishy Tale

Sometimes, the Supreme Court hears cases of monumental constitutional import. Other times, it hears fish tales. On Wednesday, it was a case about a Florida fisherman who, in 2007, allegedly got caught at sea with some red grouper that measured smaller than commercial fishing regulations… Read More »

Nov 5, 2014 9:04am

‘Shellacking’ 2.0

By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES IT ENDED WHERE IT BEGAN – and at several key check-in points along the way. ABC’s RICK KLEIN: The breadth of Democratic losses last night was staggering. Anti-incumbent sentiments solidified into an anti-Democratic wave, perhaps as big a wave as… Read More »

Nov 4, 2014 8:48am

Election Day 2014 Is Here!

By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES A SUPER DUPER EASY VIEWER’S GUIDE TO THE BATTLE FOR THE SENATE: Tonight’s main event is the battle for control the United States Senate. ABC’s RICK KLEIN has put together a quick way to understand the stakes and the trends… Read More »

Nov 3, 2014 9:20am

Obama Says Voting Tuesday More Important Than Fantasy Football

President Obama warned Pennsylvania voters to not be complacent, telling them that getting to the polls is more important than getting ready for next week’s fantasy football matchups. Obama’s last campaign appearance for Tuesday’s mid-term elections was at a  for Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf… Read More »

Nov 3, 2014 8:56am

Everything You Need To Know On Election Eve

By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES OBAMA HITS CAREER LOWS IN FAVORABILITY, EMPATHY: Favorable views of Barack Obama and the sense that he understands the problems of average Americans both have dropped to career lows in the latest ABC News-Washington Post poll, ABC’s RYAN STRUYK reports. Just… Read More »

Nov 2, 2014 12:58pm

DNC Head Predicts Democrats Will Hold Senate Because of Strong Ground Game

Despite gloomy polling forecasts, Democratic National Committee Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., maintained today on “This Week” that her party would retain control of the Senate in Tuesday’s midterm elections, saying the party’s ground game would make the difference. “I know [Republican National Committee… Read More »

Oct 31, 2014 8:52am

Election 2014′s Freaky Friday

By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES PRESIDENT OBAMA IS ON THE ROAD highlighting an issue that he thinks will benefit Democrats in next week’s elections: The economy, ABC’s MARY BRUCE notes. As he campaigns for Democratic candidates in these final days, the president is playing up… Read More »

Oct 30, 2014 9:14am

Fight Night In New Hampshire

By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES TUNE IN TONIGHT: ABC’s GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS moderates the final New Hampshire U.S. Senate debate between Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and her GOP opponent, Scott Brown. With just five days to go, polls are tight and both need to seriously wound… Read More »

Oct 29, 2014 8:52am

11 Questions – And Answers – About Election Day 2014

By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES  EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ELECTION 2014: This has been called the election about nothing. But that misses the point entirely. The 2014 midterm election is in fact about everything. A hodgepodge of issues and interests are competing for… Read More »

Oct 28, 2014 4:36pm

‘Duck Dynasty’ Tries to Lure Voters for Kin

In Louisiana’s 5th District Congressional race, one of the most coveted political endorsements comes in the form of a “duck call.” That’s because the 5th District is home to the “Duck Dynasty” clan made famous through the A&E reality show. And this year, the clan… Read More »