This Week Posts

George Stephanopoulos
Sep 28, 2014 10:34am

Does John Boehner Believe American Boots on Ground Needed to Defeat the Islamic State?

While a U.S.-led coalition continues to strike militants in Iraq and Syria, House Speaker John Boehner said President Obama’s current strategy is insufficient to eliminate the threat posed by ISIS. “If the goal is to destroy ISIS, as the president says it is, I don’t… Read More »

The Note
Sep 28, 2014 12:25am

Reflecting on Ferguson Unrest, Obama Expands Minority Youth Outreach Program

WASHINGTON — President Obama says the turmoil in Ferguson, Mo., over the shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer last August exposed a racial divide between law enforcement and black America, and he vowed to expand a White House program aimed… Read More »

George Stephanopoulos
Sep 26, 2014 3:15pm

5 Simple Questions About the Syria Strikes

The airstrikes by the US and its allies against ISIS in war-torn Syria leave many questions to be answered. We put five simple ones to ABC News contributor Steve Ganyard, a former deputy assistant secretary of state and a retired Marine Corps colonel. 1] This week… Read More »

The Note
Sep 26, 2014 2:49pm

Ted Cruz Reveals Family’s Struggles, Including Parents’ Alcohol Abuse

Sen. Ted Cruz shared a notably personal story today about his parents’ struggles with alcohol and his father’s decision to leave him and his mother when Cruz was 3. Speaking at the Value Voters Summit in Washington, Cruz, R-Texas, told the group that while living… Read More »

The Note
Sep 26, 2014 12:08pm

Holder Touts Civil Rights Legacy Ahead of Resignation

A day after announcing he would leave the Obama administration in the coming months, Attorney General Eric Holder said his Justice Department would continue to battle “restrictions that discourage, discriminate, or disenfranchise” voters. “I have no intention of slowing down,” he said today at a… Read More »

The Note
Sep 24, 2014 6:25pm

A Giddy Bill Clinton Talks Live With Astronauts in Space

“We’re going places as a planet.” – @NASA‘s @Astro_Cady #CGI2014 — CGI (@ClintonGlobal) September 24, 2014 It was like Christmas morning for Bill Clinton today at the closing session of his foundation’s annual meeting in New York City, where he surprised the audience by… Read More »

The Note
Sep 24, 2014 3:30pm

Obama’s UN Resolution on Foreign Fighters Explained

President Obama presided over a rare and significant session of the U.N. Security Council today as leaders of 15 nations voted to unanimously adopt a resolution aimed at stopping the flow of foreign terrorist fighters across the globe. It was only the sixth time in… Read More »

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The Note
Sep 24, 2014 11:38am

Hear Bill O’Reilly Read an Excerpt of ‘Killing Patton’

Listen to an excerpt from Killing Patton by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. The audiobook is read by Bill O’Reilly.   Read an excerpt from Killing Patton below. KILLING PATTON Prologue Room 110 U.S. Army 130th Station Hospital Heidelberg, Germany December 21, 1945 5:00 p.m…. Read More »

The Note
Sep 23, 2014 7:38pm

Chelsea Clinton Fears Her Baby Could Live on a ‘Planet Without Elephants’

If there is one thing Chelsea Clinton is most worried about, it may be that her soon-to-be child will grow up in a world without elephants. Standing alongside her mother, Hillary Clinton, at the Clinton Global Initiative this afternoon, the very-pregnant former first daughter warned… Read More »

The Note
Sep 23, 2014 11:16am

Today is the First Time Obama Has Said the Word ‘Khorasan’ in Public

ANALYSIS: Today is the first time President Obama has uttered the word “Khorasan” in public. Indeed, we can find no example of any White House official ever mentioning this al Qaeda cell by name in public. The group has never even been mentioned in any of… Read More »