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O'Malley: Democratic party 'regenerating itself, almost like after a bad forest fire'
According to former Maryland governor and 2016 presidential candidate Martin O’Malley, former President Obama, the Democratic National Committee , and the Clintons bear responsibility for miscalculations that weakened the Democratic party in recent elections. “What is happening now is the party is
What to know about the Republican runoff for Jeff Sessions' Senate seat
Today, Alabama Republicans will vote in a primary runoff for the Senate seat previously occupied by Attorney General Jeff Sessions . A first round of voting failed to yield a majority for a single candidate. Now, the top two candidates are competing for the GOP nomination in a race that has gained
Republicans having trouble repealing Obamacare
With a Sept. 30 deadline looming, the GOP cannot afford to give up another vote.
Lawmakers praise and condemn Trump's Afghanistan plan
U.S. lawmakers were divided today on President Trump’s plans to increase the presence of the U.S. military in Afghanistan, with the House speaker lauding “a new Trump strategy,” for instance, while a fellow Republican in the Senate called it a “terrible idea.” Trump’s announcement tonight was a
What Trump has said about Afghanistan in the past
President Donald Trump 's announcement tonight on U.S. strategy in Afghanistan may be at odds with prior positions he has taken on a conflict that has become the longest war in U.S. history. Trump's exact plans have not been released ahead of his comments tonight , but some of his top advisers,
Suggestion McCain's tumor may have influenced health care vote 'bizarre,' spokesman says
On Wednesday, Sen. John McCain’s spokesman shut down a fellow senator's suggestion that the Arizona Republican's brain tumor may have affected his "no" vote on health care. “It is bizarre and deeply unfortunate that Sen. [Ron] Johnson would question the judgment of a colleague and friend. Sen.
The Note: All the president’s men line up against special prosecutor
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY It's quite the round robin of investigations: Special counsel Robert Mueller is digging into President Donald Trump's business dealings , Bloomberg reported a day after Trump told The New York Times if Mueller does so, it's crossing a red line. Trump's attorneys and
McCain : Flynn's Immunity Request is 'Unusual'
Sen. John McCain joins ABC News in our Washington newsroom after his appearance on "This Week."
The Note: Waiting for the CBO score
TRUMP’S FIRST 100 DAYS with ABC’s RICK KLEIN and VERONICA STRACQUALURSI Day No. 53 THE BIG STORY : There hasn’t been a CBO score this hotly anticipated since, well, the last time Congress was poised to act on a major health care overall. While the Trump administration is setting things up to
Arnold Schwarzenegger done with 'The Celebrity Apprentice'
The actor and former California governor's announcement came amid a feud between him and President Trump, who remains an executive producer of the show.