This Week Posts

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 »

The Note
Oct 17, 2014 2:08pm

Ann Romney on 2016: ‘We’re Not Doing That Again’

There has been some renewed speculation recently that Mitt Romney might make a third go of it and run for president again in 2016. He has even left the door open, although just a tiny bit. But his wife of 45 years keeps slamming it… Read More »

The Note
Oct 17, 2014 12:52pm

Obama Admits His Credit Card Got Rejected

Presidents, they’re just like us. Speaking at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in Washington, President Obama today admitted that his credit card was recently rejected. Obama Announces Plan to Tighten Card Security  Signs Obama May Ditch His Blackberry for the iPhone 6 President Obama’s Chipotle… Read More »

The Note
Oct 17, 2014 12:02pm

4 Things Some DC Lawmakers Want Obama to Do About Ebola

There is a growing political drumbeat for the Obama administration to take bold new steps on Ebola, as two Dallas health care workers are being treated for Ebola this week. Facing pressure from lawmakers on Capitol Hill, President Obama today appointed Ron Klain, a former… Read More »

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George Stephanopoulos
Oct 16, 2014 11:10am

Excerpt: Tavis Smiley’s ‘Death of a King’

  Excerpted from DEATH OF A KING: THE REAL STORY OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.’S FINAL YEAR. by Tavis Smiley with David Ritz by arrangement with Little, Brown, an imprint of Hachette Book Group (USA), Copyright (c) Tavis Smiley 2014. INTRODUCTION I hold this… Read More »

The Note
Oct 15, 2014 12:28pm

President Obama Stuck as Bystander With Senate in Balance

ANALYSIS: President Obama’s agenda is on the ballot next month. This we know from the president himself. Now we also know where that same president will actually be during the three weeks before Election Day. Barring last-minute additions, he will be nowhere near where the… Read More »

The Note
Oct 15, 2014 10:55am

Democratic Campaign Chief Bracing for Electoral Wave

Less than three weeks from Election Day, the top House Democratic campaign official, Rep. Steve Israel, cited “concern” that a Republican electoral wave could be coming this fall. With a new ABC News-Washington Post poll showing President Obama’s approval rating at a career low of… Read More »

The Note
Oct 14, 2014 11:00am

Hillary Clinton Cracks Herself Up Over Pot Joke

Hillary Clinton got laughs when she took a “pot” shot at Colorado’s marijuana laws during a campaign stop at a coffee shop. During the former secretary of state’s visit to Denver Monday, a barista at the Pigtrain Coffee shop made Clinton a latte with artwork… Read More »

George Stephanopoulos
Oct 12, 2014 12:50pm

Dempsey: ‘Challenging Task’ Against ISIS Without Sunni Support for Iraq Government

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey said today that the fight against ISIS would remain a “very challenging task” until the Iraqi government is able to win over the substantial Sunni population living between the capital cities of Iraq and Syria…. Read More »