This Week Posts

The Note
Nov 6, 2014 3:53pm

Boehner Warns Obama Not to ‘Burn Himself’ on Immigration Reform

House Speaker John Boehner warned today that executive action by President Obama on immigration reform would eliminate any chance of an overhaul bill and damage the nascent relationship between Republicans and Democrats before the new Congress even takes office. “I believe that if the president continues… Read More »

The Note
Nov 2, 2014 12:58pm

DNC Head Predicts Democrats Will Hold Senate Because of Strong Ground Game

Despite gloomy polling forecasts, Democratic National Committee Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., maintained today on “This Week” that her party would retain control of the Senate in Tuesday’s midterm elections, saying the party’s ground game would make the difference. “I know [Republican National Committee… Read More »

The Note
Oct 27, 2014 1:00pm

See 4-Year-Old Girl Break Down When She Can’t Meet George Washington

We’ve seen the viral videos of the 3-year-old girl who cried because she loved Justin Bieber and the little girl who was tired of “Bronco Bamma and Mitt Romney” in 2012. Now there’s a similar meltdown, this time over George Washington. Four-year-old Ava Lane of… Read More »

The Note
Oct 26, 2014 2:03pm

Bill Clinton: Gender and Racial Politics ‘Greatest Threat’ to Country’s Future‏

WASHINGTON — Former President Bill Clinton warned Saturday night that despite great gains for the gay and transgender community, the lines of gender and race in politics could still cast a shadow in the years ahead. Clinton was the keynote speaker at the Human Rights… Read More »

By Jessica Puckett

George Stephanopoulos
Oct 26, 2014 1:44pm

Rep. Michael McCaul: ISIS Waging War Online; Recent Homegrown Attacks Examples of ‘Where They’re Winning’

House Homeland Security Committee Chair Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, said on “This Week” that ISIS is waging a war against the West online, with three attacks this week against law enforcement and military personnel — two in Canada and one in the United States —… Read More »

The Note
Oct 21, 2014 11:01am

The Hilarious Moment When a Guy Told Obama ‘Don’t Touch My Girlfriend’

President Obama found himself in an unusual situation Monday. As he was casting his ballot early in Chicago, minding his own business behind the voting booth, a young man walked by and warned him “don’t touch my girlfriend.” The girlfriend, Aia Cooper, who was voting… Read More »

The Note
Oct 20, 2014 1:14pm

‘Citizen’ Obama Votes Early in Chicago

A day after hitting the campaign trail to get out the vote, President Obama did just that, casting his ballot early in Chicago. “The most important office in a democracy is the office of citizen,” the president told reporters at the Martin Luther King Jr…. Read More »

By Jessica Puckett

George Stephanopoulos
Oct 19, 2014 5:14pm

Cardinal Timothy Dolan: ‘This Synod Was Not to Make Any Decisions’

  Archbishop of New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan said today that the new report regarding family life out from the Catholic Church this weekend does not signify a monumental change in doctrine or teaching. The much-debated document, which included language regarding the church’s stance towards… Read More »

The Note
Oct 19, 2014 2:03pm

GA Senate Candidate Michelle Nunn to Get More Help From EMILY’s List

WASHINGTON — While national Democrats have scaled back their support for Alison Lundergan Grimes in Kentucky, another Southern Democratic candidate for the Senate is attracting renewed help from a major Democratic group. Georgia’s Michelle Nunn will see a boost from EMILY’s List, the group that… Read More »

George Stephanopoulos
Oct 18, 2014 10:52am

5 Simple Questions About the Midterm Elections Answered

With the midterm elections less than three weeks away, we figured it would be helpful to step back and address a few simple questions. For that, we turn to Shushannah Walshe, deputy political director for ABC News and co-author of “Sarah From Alaska: The Sudden Rise and… Read More »