Obama Says NSA Dragnet 'Saved Lives'
Obama defends government surveillance to prevent threats
'Days of Rambo Are Over': Military Details Plans for Integrating Women Into Combat
Military details plans for integrating women into combat units.
NSA Poll Reverses Bush-Era Division
Most Americans in a new ABC News/Washington Post poll support telephone and internet surveillance by the National Security...
Taliban Agrees to Join Peace Talks
The Taliban said today that they are prepared to sit down for direct peace talks with Afghan and U.S. officials over the...
Obama Preps Big Speech at Historic Brandenburg Gate
BERLIN — Here in Berlin five years ago, Barack Obama addressed one of the largest and most enthusiastic crowds he’s ever...
The Note: Obama At The Gate
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES WHAT A DIFFERENCE FIVE YEARS MAKES: In Berlin five years ago, Barack Obama...
House Committee Would Criminalize Being Undocumented
One small step for immigration in the Senate, one giant leap backward in the House? While the Senate was working to amend the...
The Note's Must-Reads for Wednesday, June 19, 2013
The Note’s Must-Reads are a round-up of today’s political headlines and stories from ABC News and the top U.S. newspapers....
Far-Reaching Anti-Abortion Bill Passed
WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives voted this evening to pass legislation to ban abortion after 20 weeks, except in...
Can Immigration Reform Help Economy?
The immigration reform bill drawn up by the Senate Gang of 8 would boost the economy and lower the deficit, the non-partisan...
McCaskill 'Proud' to Join Ready for Hillary
WASHINGTON — Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill got a more than three-year head start on the 2016 election, lending her support...
Watch: Obama to Make Big Speech from Historic Brandenburg Gate
President will speak at the same place in Berlin where Reagan gave his "Tear Down This Wall" Speech.
Watch: Military Explores Putting Women in Combat
Leaders collect data to measure impact of opening the front lines to women.
Watch: NSA Director Defends Secret Surveillance Programs
Gen. Keith Alexander tells Congress at least 50 potential terrorist attacks have been thwarted.
Watch: Biden Pushes White House Gun Control Priorities
Vice president urges Congress to pass laws strengthening background checks on all gun purchases.