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Has Donald Trump Really Driven More People to the Polls?
One of Donald Trump ’s frequent talking points is that he has helped expand the Republican party by bringing new voters to the polls, but it's unclear if his candidacy is really the cause. "We’re getting millions and millions of additional people. People that the Republican party has never had
Why Florida’s Primary Could Change the Presidential Race
All eyes are on Florida’s primary next Tuesday. The winner takes all of the Sunshine State's 99 delegates and the outcome could possibly spell the end for certain GOP candidates. Tuesday is Florida Sen. Marco Rubio ’s last attempt to salvage his faltering campaign and it could also be the
Stipe Miocic demolishes Andrei Arlovski at UFC 195
LAS VEGAS -- Andrei Arlovski 's Cinderella story came to an end Saturday, at the hands of Stipe Miocic . Miocic (14-2) required just 54 seconds to knock Arlovski out, handing the former UFC heavyweight champion his first loss since March 2013. The heavyweight bout co-headlined UFC 195 inside MGM
Kids Set to Take Over the White House for a Day (Sort of)
Calling all kid presidents! Having a parent who works at the White House is no longer a prerequisite for participating in “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day” at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. The chance to spend a day “at work” at the White House used to be limited to the sons and daughters of
Not What Democrats Needed To Hear
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES MIDTERM MESSAGING: “The bottom line is, though, these are … all folks who vote with me; they have supported my agenda in Congress.” Those words from President Obama on Rev. Al Sharpton’s radio show yesterday are going to make life...
What President Obama And 2 Million Early Voters Can Tell Us About Election Day
President Barack Obama joined almost 2 million voters who have voted before Election Day as he cast his ballot early this morning at the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center in Chicago . “I’m so glad I can early vote. It’s so exciting. I love voting,” Obama said, making a not-so-subtle pitch to
5 Simple Questions About the Midterm Elections Answered
With the midterm elections less than three weeks away, we figured it would be helpful to step back and address a few simple questions. For that, we turn to Shushannah Walshe, deputy political director for ABC News and co-author of “Sarah From Alaska: The Sudden Rise and...
UFC 169 preview and breakdown
Urijah Faber's reputation as one of the most influential fighters of all time, especially when it comes to lighter weight classes, is secure. Now … can he win that UFC title? The topic has been exhausted in recent years, as Faber has gone winless in five consecutive title appearances (twice in the
The Note's Must-Reads for Wednesday, April 24, 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’ Jayce Henderson, Amanda VanAllen and Jordan Mazza FEDERAL BUDGET ABC News’ Jonathan Karl:...
LIVE UPDATES: Last Day of 2012 Campaign
Tomorrow night (in theory) we will know who the president will be for the next four years. In the meantime, early votes are pouring in, and the candidates are still stumping away. Obama and Romney are hitting the battleground states one last time, with rallies...