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Martin Luther King Jr.'s daughter asks for people to commit to her father's fight
Bell-chiming ceremonies were held all over the nation Wednesday evening at 6:01 CT to commemorate the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on the 50th anniversary of his death. Members of King's family were gathered in Atlanta, King's birthplace, during the moment of silence. A large
5 things to watch for in the Illinois primary
In one of ABC News’ “18 for '18” races, the fight for the identity of the Democratic Party between its progressive and establishment wings has spilled into Illinois 3rd Congressional District where Blue Dog Democrat Dan Lipinski is facing a challenge from activist Marie Newman, who has the backing
Famous names face off in historically expensive Illinois gov race
In a high stakes and multi-million dollar gambit, a son of Robert F. Kennedy taking is on the heir to the Hyatt hotel fortune, and an incumbent governor is pouring millions of his own money into his effort to hold on to the top job in a blue state. With over $160 million spent by both parties, the
Former FBI deputy director makes case to DOJ to keep job 3 more days
Embattled former deputy director of the FBI , Andy McCabe will have, at most, just a few hours on Thursday to encapsulate a 22-year career in public service and make the case to keep his job until he is officially eligible for his retirement benefits in a few days. Federal officials concluded he
Rep. Joe Kennedy III talks gun control after Fla. shooting
Rep. Joe Kennedy III thinks the U.S. needs to do more to stop gun violence in the wake of the recent mass shooting that killed 17 at a Florida high school. Kennedy expressed strong opinions on the necessity of Congress taking more action and discredited the debate being focused on mental health
Rep. Joe Kennedy urges Trump to hash out details on immigration 'rather than throwing bombs'
Rep. Joe Kennedy III , the Massachusetts Democrat who delivered a State of the Union rebuttal Tuesday night, said today he “absolutely” believes divided Americans can find common ground but also urged President Trump to negotiate on immigration “rather than throwing bombs.” “I think part of what I
State of the Union: The pressure and pitfalls of giving the opposing response
While the star of the show tonight is undoubtedly President Donald Trump as he delivers his first State of the Union address, Democrats have enlisted a famous name - and possible scene stealer - of their own. Rep. Joe Kennedy, D-Mass., will give the response to the State of the Union this evening,
Powerhouse Politics: Director Rob Reiner on his new film, 'LBJ'
Reiner compares the presidencies of Johnson and Trump, and comments on the Harvey Weinstein allegations.
Democrats win annual baseball game one day after shooting
The day after a gunman opened fire at a baseball practice for members of the Republican congressional delegation, the team carried on with the Congressional Baseball Game, falling to a squad of rival Democrats 11-2 in a friendly matchup amid concerns over the intensity of the partisan fervor in the
John Quiñones' Biography
John Quiñones is the anchor of "What Would You Do one of the highest-rated newsmagazine franchises of recent years. During his 25 year tenure at ABC News, he has reported extensively for all programs and platforms and served as anchor of "Primetime." While Quiñones was covering the Chilean miners'