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The Note
Jun 25, 2014 5:48pm

Lerner Set IRS Sights on Sen. Grassley After Invite Mix-Up

House Republicans are angry after an email chain showed that former IRS chief Lois Lerner suggested that the agency should audit conservative Sen. Chuck Grassley. Lerner, who has been the target of House hearings into the alleged targeting of conservatives, suggested the probe after she… Read More »

The Note
Jun 25, 2014 1:57pm

Boehner Insists Obama Lawsuit ‘Not About Impeachment’

House Speaker John Boehner says he will sue President Obama claiming he has not “faithfully executed the law,” but said the suit is not a step towards impeachment. The suit has grown out of Republican anger over the president’s growing use of executive orders. “The… Read More »

The Note
Jun 23, 2014 3:14pm

Hillary Clinton Stumbles From ‘Dead Broke’ to ‘Not Truly Well Off’

Hillary Clinton’s latest attempt to explain away her comment that she and Bill Clinton were “dead broke” when they left the White House has prompted her to possibly stumble into another verbal thicket, saying that they are not “truly well off.” In an interview with… Read More »

The Note
Jun 19, 2014 1:37pm

House Speaker John Boehner Critiques Obama Doctrine: ‘Wheels Are Coming Off’

As President Obama considers how to respond to recent terrorist gains in Iraq, House Speaker John Boehner ripped into the president’s broader foreign policy throughout the Middle East. “It’s not just Iraq. It’s Libya. It’s Egypt. It’s Syria. The spread of terrorism has increased exponentially… Read More »

The Note
Jun 18, 2014 9:52am

Hillary Clinton Won’t Try Pot and 5 Other Surprising Revelations

ABC News’ Dana Hughes and Liz Kreutz report: Continuing the media blitz to promote her book “Hard Choices,” former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton participated in an hour-long town hall meeting with CNN Tuesday, taking provocative questions about marijuana and gun lobbyists, for instance, from… Read More »

The Note
Jun 18, 2014 7:00am

Father to Tell Congress Son Killed Searching for Bergdahl

On Sept. 4, 2009, Army 2nd Lt. Darryn Andrews was killed by an IED and RPG attack in Paktika province, Afghanistan. Today, his father Andy is expected to tell lawmakers that he believes his son was killed while on a mission to find Bowe Bergdahl,… Read More »

By ABC News

Travel
Jun 16, 2014 11:31am

Fearless ‘Solo’ Climber Scales Daunting Peaks Without Ropes

By NEAL KARLINSKY, BRANDON BAUR and LAUREN EFFRON The mountain is Mexico’s El Sendero Luminoso, “The Shining Path.” That guy in the red shirt climbing the rock wall, without a rope, safety equipment or even a helmet, is Alex Honnold. During his solo climb in… Read More »

The Note
Jun 13, 2014 7:22pm

Obama Brings New Promises to Native American Lands Amid Old Wounds

In his first visit to Native American lands since assuming the Oval Office, President Obama today pledged new initiatives he said would push economic and educational progress into a community marked by generations of crippling poverty. “I know that throughout history the United States often… Read More »

By ABC News

A Day in the Life
Jun 13, 2014 12:05pm

Trauma Surgeon Uses War Zone Skills to Better Treat Patients at Home

By ELY BROWN and LAUREN EFFRON For trauma surgeon Dr. Peter Rhee, performing a couple of  hernia repairs only to turn around hours later and treat a patient’s life-threatening stab wounds is just another day in the office. And he has seen much worse. Rhee,… Read More »

The Note
Jun 12, 2014 1:30pm

Does Nancy Pelosi Have Any Sympathy for Eric Cantor?

Nancy Pelosi paused, smiled and chuckled a bit before saying “sure,” she feels at least some sympathy toward outgoing Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor. “It’s hard to lose an election,” said Pelosi, the Democratic minority leader of the House. But she quickly added: “We… Read More »