This Week Posts

The Note
Sep 23, 2014 7:38pm

Chelsea Clinton Fears Her Baby Could Live on a ‘Planet Without Elephants’

If there is one thing Chelsea Clinton is most worried about, it may be that her soon-to-be child will grow up in a world without elephants. Standing alongside her mother, Hillary Clinton, at the Clinton Global Initiative this afternoon, the very-pregnant former first daughter warned… Read More »

The Note
Sep 23, 2014 11:16am

Today is the First Time Obama Has Said the Word ‘Khorasan’ in Public

ANALYSIS: Today is the first time President Obama has uttered the word “Khorasan” in public. Indeed, we can find no example of any White House official ever mentioning this al Qaeda cell by name in public. The group has never even been mentioned in any of… Read More »

The Note
Sep 22, 2014 10:10am

Here’s What Happens When a US Senator Helps LSU Fan Do a Keg Stand

It was just another day on the campaign trail in Louisiana for Sen. Mary Landrieu. Shaking hands, kissing babies … and helping a man drink from a keg? For the vulnerable Democrat facing a tough re-election bid come November, the answer to all three of… Read More »

George Stephanopoulos
Sep 21, 2014 11:23am

Samantha Power Predicts: U.S. Won’t Conduct Airstrikes in Syria Alone

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power made the bold prediction today on “This Week” that if the United States should go forward with airstrikes against ISIS targets in Syria, it would not do so alone — even though no country has yet to… Read More »

The Note
Sep 19, 2014 12:33pm

Joe Biden Ends Gaffe-Heavy Week With Another Gaffe

Oh, Joe. Vice President Joe Biden managed to step in it this morning while speaking about domestic violence and sexual assault at the Democratic National Committee’s annual Women’s Leadership Forum in Washington, D.C. After giving an impassioned plea to end such abuse, Biden closed his… Read More »

The Note
Sep 17, 2014 6:29pm

Joe Biden Refers to Asia as ‘The Orient’

DES MOINES, Iowa – Vice President Joe Biden described Asia as “the Orient’ in a speech here today, hours after he apologized for using a word that could be perceived as anti-Semitic. “You know, on the way back from Mumbai to go meet with President… Read More »

The Note
Sep 17, 2014 3:37pm

Benghazi Committee Probes Steps to Improve Diplomatic Security

A little more than two years since four Americans were killed in Benghazi, Libya, the Benghazi Select Committee held its first public hearing today — examining the steps the Department of State has taken to improve diplomatic security around the world in the wake of… Read More »

By Kirsten Appleton

The Note
Sep 17, 2014 2:51pm

Why One Congressman Is Tweeting Out the Whole Constitution

Today is the U.S. Constitution’s 227th birthday, celebrated as a federal holiday called Constitution Day. Instead of boring you with a history lesson, re-learn about it by watching this short educational Schoolhouse Rock video. Now take a look at how some lawmakers are celebrating Constitution… Read More »

By ABC News

Medical Unit
Sep 16, 2014 12:18pm

Prescription Drug Deaths Keep Rising: CDC

By Dr. Gina Jabbour Deaths from prescription painkillers such as Vicodin and OxyContin nearly quadrupled between 1999 and 2011, according to statistics released today by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 1999, there were 4,263 deaths linked to opioid drugs but, by… Read More »

The Note
Sep 14, 2014 7:53pm

Bill Clinton Is a Big Fan of Ready for Hillary

INDIANOLA, Iowa — Here at the Iowa Steak Fry you can’t miss them even if you tried. Members of the pro-Hillary Clinton super PAC Ready for Hillary are out in droves: signing up new volunteers, slapping their bumper stickers on attendees’ cars, handing out T-shirts… Read More »