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The Groups Trying to Stop Donald Trump
There are several groups behind the “Stop Trump” or #NeverTrump effort. Currently, the different forces are not coordinated, but here’s a look at all those forces at work, and the connections they do have. This doesn’t include candidate efforts, instead just third-party forces. 1. Mitt Romney The
The Note: Marco's Moment
NOTABLES --RUBIO DEFLECTS ATTACKS ON PERSONAL FINANCES: Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio defended himself today against attacks over his personal finances, ABC's RYAN STRUYK and INES DELACUETARA note. "I only have one debt in the world, which is my mortgage on a home for me and my
How Marco Rubio's Debate Performance Has Transformed His Campaign
About 400 people attended a Q & A session with Marco Rubio earlier this month in Greenville, South Carolina, organized by Concerned Veterans for America. The presidential hopeful had a polite back-and-forth with the moderator, then went on to take a few questions from a tranquil crowd. He greeted
Family Dollar Revenue Hits $2.5B, but Profit Halved
Wall Street unhappy with the latest quarterly figures from the discount retailer.
Meet 2014's Top Mega-Donors
The overwhelming number of Americans who will vote in the mid-term elections on Nov. 5 won't have contributed a penny to their candidates' campaigns. But a handful of people will have given more. A lot more. More than a quarter of the $6 billion contributed to campaigns in 2012 came from about
Love (And Obama) Are In The Air
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES PRESIDENTIAL ROAD TRIP: Both President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will address the House Democratic retreat this morning in Cambridge, Md. Later, President Obama hops on Air Force One to travel to Fresno, Calif. According to ABC’s CHRIS ...
The Note's Must-Reads for Tuesday February 5, 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. Posted Monday through Friday right here at www.abcnews.com Compiled by ABC News’ Carrie Halperin , Jayce Henderson, Amanda VanAllen and Will Cantine S&P LAWSUIT The Los ...
Billionaire Holds Navy Ship Hostage
So you’re a super-rich American investor and a large South American country owes you $1.6 billion, which it refuses to pay in full. You can take a partial settlement that others have taken – which reportedly would get you just 30 cents on the dollar...
Timing Is Everything: Unemployment Drops Below 8 Percent With One Month To Go
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: BREAKING: 114,00 JOBS ADDED, UNEMPLOYMENT DOWN. Just over a month before Election Day, the “Labor Department reported Friday that U.S. employers added 114,000 jobs in September and the unemployment rate unexpectedly fell
Isaac Upsets Plans for GOP Lobbyists, Wealthy Donors
A tropical storm named Isaac may accomplish what watchdog groups, newspaper editorials and ethics laws have not: it put a dent in the over-the-top entertaining and partying by lobbyists and special interests trying to buy access and influence with key members of congress at the political