This Week Posts

George Stephanopoulos
Oct 9, 2014 6:18pm

George Takei on Social Media Success, New Film

This week we asked “Star Trek” actor George Takei about his new documentary “To be Takei,” the move by the Supreme Court that will bring legal same-sex marriage to more states, his time in an internment camp during World War II and the key to… Read More »

By Veronica Stracqualursi

The Note
Oct 9, 2014 3:33pm

What Gwyneth Paltrow Has to Do With Saving the Senate for Democrats

Hollywood and politics go together like Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall. The close ties will be on full display tonight when Oscar-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow hosts President Obama at a star-studded DNC fundraiser and dinner at her Los Angeles home. Candidates of both parties might… Read More »

The Note
Oct 7, 2014 12:54pm

GOP Candidate Features Clip of ISIS Execution Video in Controversial Ad

With the Nov. 4 election rapidly approaching, candidates across the country are in the final stretch of campaigns that are increasingly going negative and raising the bar for controversy. Retired Air Force pilot Wendy Rogers, who is challenging Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema in Arizona’s 9th Congressional… Read More »

George Stephanopoulos
Oct 5, 2014 2:39pm

Jack Lew: ‘Important’ That Hong Kong Protests be Resolved Through Peaceful Discussion

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said today it is important to resolve the ongoing pro-democracy protests by thousands in Hong Kong peacefully. “Obviously, we’re watching the situation closely. It’s very important that the situation be resolved through peaceful discussion,” Lew told “This Week” anchor George Stephanopoulos,… Read More »

The Note
Oct 5, 2014 2:11pm

Obama Thanks Wounded Vets at Opening of New Memorial

WASHINGTON — Delivering a somber speech at the opening of the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial, President Obama expressed gratitude, recounted the struggles of wounded vets’ long recoveries, and said the United States has not always done enough to care for its veterans returning… Read More »

George Stephanopoulos
Oct 3, 2014 4:45pm

Hong Kong Protests: 5 Key Questions Answered

So, you’ve heard about the protests going on in Hong Kong, but are confused about the details? No problem. The situation is complicated and there are many unknowns. We reached out to Elizabeth Economy, the C.V. Starr senior fellow and director, Asia Studies at the Council… Read More »

The Note
Oct 2, 2014 3:48pm

Hillary Clinton Adds Key Line to Pre-2016 Stump Speech

Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky is just five days old and already appears to be a living embodiment of themes her grandmother, Hillary Clinton, could put to use on the campaign trail. During her prepared remarks at a women’s real estate convention in Miami this afternoon, the… Read More »

The Note
Oct 1, 2014 10:22pm

Hillary Clinton Comforts Military Families Who’ve Lost Loved Ones

In her first public appearance since the weekend birth of granddaughter Charlotte, Hillary Clinton spoke at an event this evening in New York for an organization that cares for the families of fallen military members, who greeted her with moving stories of their loved ones…. Read More »

The Note
Oct 1, 2014 10:45am

Senior Congressional Democrat on Secret Service Director: ‘This Lady Has to Go’

  After sleeping on Secret Service Director Julia Pierson’s testimony, Rep. Elijah Cummings, the most senior Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, had a change of heart and is now calling for Pierson’s resignation. “The president is not well served…I think this lady… Read More »

By Kirsten Appleton

The Note
Sep 29, 2014 3:33pm

College Laughing Gas Tale a ‘Long Time Ago’ for Rand Paul

Rand Paul has never been shy about voicing his disapproval of America’s war on drugs. And a new profile in the New Yorker, which traces Paul’s life from childhood to potential 2016 presidential contender, details a time when the Kentucky senator reportedly engaged in a little drug… Read More »