This Week Posts

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 »

By ABC News

The Note
Jun 24, 2014 12:05pm

‘Capital Games’: NCAA Overhaul Moves Closer as Congress Mounts Pressure

ABC News’ Rick Klein (@rickklein) and ESPN’s Andy Katz (@ESPNAndyKatz) report: Congressional scrutiny of the NCAA’s handling of student athletics is growing, with members of Congress asking pointed questions of top officials about  the treatment and benefits offered to student athletes. As bills emerge to… Read More »

The Note
Jun 24, 2014 11:45am

Design a Sock for George H. W. Bush

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush once estimated that his father, former President George H. W. Bush, “must have, like, 500 pair of socks.” Bush, a self-proclaimed “sock man,” has flaunted his funny footwear all over the country, from Harvard to the White House. His selection… Read More »

The Note
Jun 23, 2014 11:22am

9 Questions for Zach Dasher, the Other ‘Duck Dynasty’ Family-Backed Candidate

Forget the Clintons and the Bushes; there’s a new dynasty diving into politics. Zach Dasher, a nephew of “Duck Dynasty” TV star Phil Robertson, has announced he’s running for Congress in Louisiana’s 5th Congressional District. Dasher, a conservative Republican who unapologetically emphasizes religion over politics,… Read More »

George Stephanopoulos
Jun 22, 2014 2:17pm

Sen. Rand Paul Is ‘Basically an Isolationist,’ Says Dick Cheney

Republican Sen. Rand Paul is “basically an isolationist,” according to former Vice President Dick Cheney, who expressed his concern with the idea of the Kentucky senator being the GOP nominee during the next presidential cycle. “Now, Rand Paul and — by my standards, as I… Read More »

George Stephanopoulos The Note
Jun 22, 2014 12:38pm

Why Justice Sotomayor Chooses Her Words Carefully

According to Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, “everyone but everyone breaks the law,” but that doesn’t mean she thinks everyone should be negatively labeled for all questionable actions. In an interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos for “This Week,” Sotomayor explained how this reasoning extended… Read More »

George Stephanopoulos
Jun 22, 2014 12:26pm

Justice Sonia Sotomayor Defends Race-Based Affirmative Action

Associate Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor today defended race-based affirmative action in college admissions, saying there is evidence that the alternative — allocating advantage based on location or income – does not work. “It’s not that I don’t believe it works, I don’t think the… Read More »

George Stephanopoulos
Jun 22, 2014 10:55am

Justice Sonia Sotomayor Promises That Hillary Clinton Costco Encounter Wasn’t Planned

Associate Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor promises that her recent encounter with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at a Costco in Arlington, Virginia, was not planned in advance. “It was not planned, I can assure you,” Sotomayor said during an exclusive interview with ABC’s… Read More »

By ABC News

George Stephanopoulos
Jun 22, 2014 8:00am

A Day in the Life of a Journalist in Baghdad

Dispatched to cover the crisis in Iraq, ABC News’ Chief Global Affairs correspondent Martha Raddatz - who is on her 23rd trip to Iraq - with the help of ABC News producers Cindy Smith and Bartley Price, chronicled a day working and reporting in Baghdad on June… Read More »