This Week Posts

The Note
Jun 27, 2014 11:31am

7 Surprising Moments on Hillary Clinton’s Book Tour

Hillary Clinton is finally nearing the end of her nationwide book tour. After three more stops — a book-signing Friday morning at a Walmart in Little Rock, Arkansas, another one later this evening near Dayton, Ohio, and an event Sunday in her hometown of Chappaqua,… Read More »

The Note
Jun 26, 2014 3:14pm

College Student Details His Sexual Assault for Senate Committee

Two survivors of sexual assault on a college campus testified before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee today, sharing what steps they believe colleges, Congress and the U.S. Department of Education need to take to stem the sexual assault crisis occurring at many… Read More »

The Note
Jun 26, 2014 1:28am

Cleveland vs. Dallas: 2016 Republican National Convention Finalists Face Off

Denver and Kansas City have been officially eliminated from the race to hold the 2016 Republican National Convention – leaving just two cities, Cleveland and Dallas, vying for the top spot. Not everyone was enthusiastic about the remaining possibilities. The reaction on Twitter was as… Read More »

The Note
Jun 25, 2014 5:48pm

Lerner Set IRS Sights on Sen. Grassley After Invite Mix-Up

House Republicans are angry after an email chain showed that former IRS chief Lois Lerner suggested that the agency should audit conservative Sen. Chuck Grassley. Lerner, who has been the target of House hearings into the alleged targeting of conservatives, suggested the probe after she… Read More »

The Note
Jun 25, 2014 5:43pm

Tea Party’s Chris McDaniel Hunts for Valid Way to Challenge Mississippi Loss

ABC News’ Shushannah Walshe and Barbara Schmitt report: Six-term GOP incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran dodged political death Tuesday by reaching out to Mississippi Democrats, including African-American voters, in the weeks between the primary and Tuesday’s runoff. Turnout was even up, incredibly rare for a runoff… Read More »

The Note
Jun 25, 2014 1:57pm

Boehner Insists Obama Lawsuit ‘Not About Impeachment’

House Speaker John Boehner says he will sue President Obama claiming he has not “faithfully executed the law,” but said the suit is not a step towards impeachment. The suit has grown out of Republican anger over the president’s growing use of executive orders. “The… Read More »

The Note
Jun 25, 2014 1:28pm

How Today’s Supreme Court Cellphone Decision Affects You

ABC News’ Ariane de Vogue and Jake Lefferman report: Before today’s Supreme Court decision, some lower courts had said that police officers could, at the time of arrest, search your cellphone without a warrant. The thinking was that a cellphone was no different than, say,… Read More »

The Note
Jun 25, 2014 1:13pm

22-Term Rep. Charlie Rangel Ekes Out Win in Bitter NY Primary

The bitter primary between 22-term incumbent Charlie Rangel and State Sen. Adriano Espaillat in New York’s 13th Congressional District is finally over with Rangel being called the winner this afternoon after hours of too-close-to-call status. With 100 percent of precincts reporting and over 1,800 votes… Read More »

The Note
Jun 24, 2014 4:09pm

DHS Chief Blames ‘Horrible’ Conditions for Child Immigrant Spike, Not Deferred Action

Deferring action against undocumented immigrants who arrive in the United States as children is not to blame for the mass migration of unaccompanied minors to the U.S. Southwest border, but rather the conditions in their homeland, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said today…. Read More »

The Note
Jun 24, 2014 1:52pm

Why Tiger Woods Is Going to the White House

The Tiger and the Bear meet again. Golf legend Tiger Woods – along with other members of on the 2013 U.S. President’s Cup team – will visit the White House this evening for a celebration of their 18.5-15.5 win against the International Team in October…. Read More »