This Week Posts

The Note
Sep 8, 2014 12:09pm

John Dingell, Longest-serving Member of Congress, Hospitalized

Rep. John Dingell, the 88-year-old Democrat from Michigan and the longest serving member of Congress, was admitted to Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit with abdominal pain, his office announced today. Spokesman Christopher Schuler issued a statement proclaiming that Dingell is “doing well, is receiving an… Read More »

By Kari Rea

George Stephanopoulos
Sep 7, 2014 12:13pm

Democratic Congressman Hits President Obama for ‘Playing it Safe’ on Immigration

President Obama is “playing it safe” on immigration reform by announcing that he will delay executive action until after the midterm elections in November, Democratic Rep. Luis Gutierrez said today on “This Week.” “It’s clear that playing it safe is what is going on at… Read More »

The Note
Sep 6, 2014 12:41pm

Obama Delays Immigration Decision Past November Elections

WASHINGTON — With his Democratic Party facing uneasy odds ahead of the fall congressional elections, President Obama has decided to delay any executive action on immigration until after voters hit the polls. The decision, confirmed to ABC News by a senior administration official, abandons a… Read More »

By Veronica Stracqualursi

The Note
Sep 5, 2014 4:03pm

7 Things Chris Christie Did in Mexico

From eating at a traditional Mexico City taqueria to inking trade and education deals, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has been cruising around Mexico City all week, tweeting and Instagramming. It’s a three-day trade mission trip, ending today, in which Christie said he’s listening and… Read More »

The Note
Sep 5, 2014 2:59pm

President Obama Checks Stonehenge Off His Bucket List

After a grueling week of foreign policy crises that must have often seemed like trying to push boulders up a mountain, President Obama took a surprise detour on the way home. Marine One flew him halfway across England so he could walk amid the mysterious… Read More »

George Stephanopoulos
Sep 5, 2014 10:01am

US Interior Secretary Surprised Redskins Team Name Not Changed

It’s “surprising” that the Washington Redskins football team hasn’t changed its name, U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said, though adding that the issue isn’t high on the agenda of Native-American tribes with whom she has spoken. “Personally, I think we would never consider naming a… Read More »

The Note
Sep 4, 2014 10:20pm

In Las Vegas, Hillary Clinton Pushes for Energy-Efficient Casinos

If Hillary Clinton has it her way, every casino in Las Vegas would soon be getting a makeover. During her keynote at the 7th annual National Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas today, Clinton called for companies to retrofit buildings to become more energy efficient,… Read More »

By Benjamin Siegel

The Note
Sep 4, 2014 7:37am

Tight NC Senate Race Keeps to Playbook in 1st Debate

The first debate in North Carolina’s tight U.S. Senate race Wednesday night picked up where the million-dollar ad campaigns have left off: asking voters to vote against leadership in Washington or Raleigh. Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan criticized Republican state House Speaker Thom Tillis for supporting… Read More »

The Note
Sep 3, 2014 6:29pm

Gabby Giffords Steps Into Spotlight In Heated Arizona House Race

Those watching for former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords‘ first campaign move to support her former district director, endangered Democratic incumbent Rep. Ron Barber, need wait no longer. Today Giffords made her inaugural step into the 2014 midterm election race in Arizona’s second district with a… Read More »

The Note
Sep 3, 2014 3:28pm

Louisiana’s Gay Marriage Ban Upheld by Federal Judge

For the first time since the Supreme Court issued its landmark cases on gay marriage last year, a federal judge in Louisiana has upheld a state ban on gay marriage. “Louisiana’s laws and constitution are directly related to achieving marriage’s historically preeminent purpose of linking… Read More »