This Week Posts

The Note
Jun 30, 2014 7:26pm

Why Hillary Clinton Didn’t Apologize for Iraq Vote During 2008 Campaign

During a live Facebook chat at the Aspen Ideas Festival in Colorado today, Hillary Clinton explained that the reason she did not just apologize for her 2002 Iraq War vote during her 2008 presidential campaign was because she didn’t want to be “one more person”… Read More »

The Note
Jun 30, 2014 7:03pm

Hillary Clinton Warns Hobby Lobby Ruling ‘A Really Bad Slippery Slope’

Hillary Clinton slammed the Supreme Court’s decision on Hobby Lobby on Monday, describing it is as “deeply disturbing” and a “really bad slippery slope” that should incite a “real outcry” from the American public. “I obviously disagree,” Clinton said when asked during a live-Facebook chat… Read More »

By ABC News

The Note
Jun 30, 2014 3:48pm

Questions the Supreme Court Answered in the Hobby Lobby Decision (and Some It Didn’t)

ABC News’  Ariane de Vogue and Jake Lefferman report: Supreme Court justices had to weigh three questions before reaching a 5-4 decision that allowed two for-profit corporations with sincerely held religious beliefs not to provide a full range of contraceptives at no cost to their… Read More »

By Benjamin Siegel

The Note
Jun 30, 2014 2:20pm

Is Elizabeth Warren Too Liberal for the Campaign Trail?

She has been in the Senate for less than two years, but Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s tough talk on banks and Wall Street has made her a progressive icon, with her supporters urging her to consider a future presidential bid. WATCH: Sen. Elizabeth Warren on ‘This… Read More »

The Note
Jun 30, 2014 1:19pm

Hobby Lobby Ruling Reignites Calls for Repeal by Possible GOP Candidates

Several high-profile Republicans possibly eyeing a presidential bid in 2016 praised the Supreme Court’s decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby as a victory for religious liberty while also sharply attacking the Obama administration for executive overreach through his signature legislative achievement. In an extremely contentious… Read More »

The Note
Jun 30, 2014 7:54am

Hillary Clinton’s Easy Choice On What to Say About ‘Hard Choices’

Hillary Clinton appears to have combined  answers to tough questions with subtle marketing since the publication of her new memoir “Hard Choices.” She manages to work the words “hard choices” into questions that range from Iraq to Benghazi to the Bowe Bergdahl prisoner exchange. During… Read More »

George Stephanopoulos
Jun 29, 2014 4:21pm

Analysis: What’s the Real Reason Behind Central American Immigrant Wave? U.S. Law

Between the waves of unaccompanied children, more than 52,000 of them so far this year, coming across the border with Mexico and the sharp increase in the number of mothers from Central America carrying their children across, there has been a massive influx of undocumented… Read More »

George Stephanopoulos The Note
Jun 29, 2014 4:04pm

Border Town Mayor: Influx of Immigrants Not Yet a Crisis

Although President Obama called the influx of undocumented minors on the U.S.-Mexico border a “humanitarian crisis” this week, Mayor Jim Darling of the U.S. border town of McAllen, Texas, told ABC’s George Stephanopoulos he disagrees with that label. “We don’t think it’s a crisis,” Darling… Read More »

By Camille Squires

George Stephanopoulos
Jun 29, 2014 3:15pm

‘Freedom Summer’ Filmmaker: Struggle for Voting Rights ‘Isn’t Over’

When a group of mostly white college students traveled to the heart of the Jim Crow South to help African American citizens register to vote in June of 1964, they had no idea just how difficult the task would be, nor of the lasting impact… Read More »

George Stephanopoulos
Jun 29, 2014 12:41pm

Hillary Clinton’s ‘Dead Broke’ Comment Won’t Make a Big Difference, Says President Obama

President Barack Obama doesn’t believe comments made by his former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton about how she and former President Bill Clinton were “not only dead broke but in debt” when they exited the White House will matter too much if she chooses to… Read More »