Nightline Posts

The Note
Aug 15, 2014 5:14pm

Hillary Clinton, Kevin Spacey Parody ‘House of Cards’ for Bill Clinton’s Birthday

Best birthday gift ever? In honor of former president Bill Clinton’s upcoming birthday, the Clinton Foundation has released a clever “House of Cards”-inspired video for him, featuring both actor Kevin Spacey, who stars in the Netflix series as the cunning politician Frank Underwood, and his wife,… Read More »

The Note
Aug 12, 2014 12:43pm

Will Closed-Door Benghazi Hearings Keep the Circus Away?

Rep. Trey Gowdy was bombarded with requests from fellow Republicans, eager to take part in the latest congressional investigation of the Benghazi attack. But when it became clear that he intended to lead the inquiry behind closed doors, far from the spotlight, the requests soon… Read More »

By ABC News

Music
Aug 8, 2014 2:18pm

Why Jason Derulo Wrote ‘Marry Me’ for Jordin Sparks

By ALYSSA LITOFF and LAUREN EFFRON Jason Derulo is so sure that his girlfriend Jordin Sparks is the one for him that he wrote a song about proposing to her aptly titled, “Marry Me,” and had her star in the music video with him. “That’s… Read More »

By ABC News

Music
Aug 8, 2014 2:13pm

Jason Derulo on Near-Death Experience: ‘I Almost Wasn’t Here Anymore’

By ALYSSA LITOFF and LAUREN EFFRON Pop singer Jason Derulo has earned a reputation for having an intense work ethic both inside and outside the studio. He says that he works out about three hours a day even while he is touring. It was while… Read More »

The Note
Aug 7, 2014 10:09am

ABC’s ’14 for 14′ Hot Seat: Meet Mary Burke, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s Worst Nightmare

Democrat Mary Burke is statistically tied in the latest polling with Wisconsin’s Republican Gov. Scott Walker, who is often discussed as a possible contender for his party’s nomination for president in 2016. Burke, a Democrat whose family owns a successful bicycle business, is hoping to… Read More »

The Note
Aug 1, 2014 8:48pm

Pelosi Chases Republican Tom Marino Across House Chamber

In an unusual breach of decorum, even for the divided Congress, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi chased Rep. Tom Marino across the House floor, taking offense at comments by the Pennsylvania Republican during debate on the border funding bill Friday night. “We don’t have law… Read More »

The Note
Jul 30, 2014 7:35pm

Boehner v. Obama: House Approves Resolution to Sue President

In a partisan vote that marks a new escalation in the Republican confrontation with President Obama, the House of Representatives approved a resolution to authorize Speaker John Boehner to initiate litigation against the president. Five Republicans joined a unanimous Democratic Caucus in opposition to the… Read More »

The Note
Jul 30, 2014 1:59pm

Former IRS Official Calls Conservatives ‘Crazies’ and Worse in Newly Released Emails

Former IRS senior official Lois Lerner apparently believed conservatives were “a–holes” and “crazies,” according to emails released by the House Ways and Means Committee today. In a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder, committee chairman Rep. Dave Camp, R-Michigan, released a redacted email exchange from… Read More »

By ABC News

Nation
Jul 29, 2014 8:55pm

Water Main Break Floods UCLA’s Basketball Court, Campus Buildings

A 100-year-old water main near the UCLA campus in Los Angeles ruptured Tuesday afternoon, spewing water into the air, stranding cars and people in underground parking structures, ABC station KABC reported. A geyser surged from the 30-inch pipe into the middle of Sunset Boulevard. Streets… Read More »

The Note
Jul 28, 2014 5:02pm

Why a Frustrated Democrat Wants a Swimming Pool in Darrell Issa’s Committee Room

A frustrated California congressman is calling for a swimming pool to be installed in the chambers of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee — to facilitate a medieval litmus test. In a statement caked thick with sarcasm, Rep. Tony Cardenas, D-Calif., called on the committee’s… Read More »