Fiscal Cliff News
Fiscal Cliff Quickly Approaching
Democrats and Republicans still at odds over how to resolve the country's budget battle.
Greeks Vote No on International Bailout
Without an emergency injection from Europe, Greece will run out of cash in a matter of days.
Is Third Time a Charm for Mitt Romney?
The "This Week" powerhouse roundtable debates Mitt Romney's potential 2016 run, the State of the Union, and the Supreme Court on gay marriage.
'This Week' Transcript: Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee
Below is a rush transcript and may contain errors. It will be updated. ANNOUNCER: A special edition of This Week: Terror Flash Point. All of Europe on edge. In London, police on their highest alert ever. In Belgium , a plot foiled in its final hours. Soldiers now deployed on the streets. It's a
Sen. Mitch McConnell Outlines Direction of Republican Leadership
Majority Leader In Waiting addresses questions on how GOP plans to lead in new congress.
Who Needs A Hug? (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES WHITE HOUSE: HILLARY REMAINS OBAMA’S ‘CLOSE FRIEND’ DESPITE RECENT TENSION: Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes told ABC’s JON KARL yesterday that Hillary Clinton “remains a close friend of the President’s” and that their friendship “extends
Are President Obama's Vacations Cursed?
For the past six years, it might seem like there has been a coordinated effort underway between Mother Nature, Vladimir Putin and House Republicans to make sure President Obama can never vacation peacefully. From the fiscal cliff (2012) to Crimea, to this year’s crisis in...
Hollywood Heads To The Hill
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES AFFLECK, ROGEN ON THE HILL: There will be some major star power on Capitol Hill today when two celebrities go before senators to testify on two causes close to their hearts. Actor, director, and Oscar winning screenwriter Ben Affleck will...
Obama and Boehner Have First Solo Meeting in Over a Year
It’s become a rare Washington event: President Obama and his most prominent political rival, Republican House Speaker John Boehner, meeting one-on-one. Following an hour-long sit down in the Oval Office, both sides agreed the meeting was “constructive.” “The two discussed a wide range of issues,...
The Pull and Push Of The Unemployment Debate
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES SENATE MOVES FIRST, THEN THE PRESIDENT: This morning the Senate will take a procedural vote on a bill to extend unemployment benefits to Americans for three months. Senate Republicans appear poised to block the measure, an outcome that will...