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Jeb Bush on Comparisons to Brother, Father: 'I Am My Own Man'
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush gave his first foreign policy address since indicating he is exploring a 2016 run for the White House and aimed to distinguish himself from his brother and father, both former presidents. He told the audience “I am my own man,” even though he is seeking guidance from
How Ahmed Chalabi's Faulty Intel Altered US Course in Iraq
Ahmed Chalabi was a friend and foe to the U.S. government who played a major role in goading the Bush administration and intelligence agencies to act on false intelligence that Saddam Hussein ’s regime had weapons of mass destruction and connections to al Qaeda , experts say. Chalabi died Tuesday
The Note: Jeb Bush, A Family Matter
The Note 2/19/2015 The Note: Jeb Bush, A Family Matter By SHUSHANNAH WALSHE (@shushwalshe) NOTABLES JEB BUSH ANALYSIS–ABC’s RICK KLEIN: Can you be your own man while sharing a last name with other men with complicated legacies inside and outside your own...
Ron Paul Talks 9/11, Iran, and Cookbooks On His Last Tour Stop Before Christmas
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Ron Paul was greeted by adoring and large crowds throughout the day Thursday, and at his last event at a hotel he touched on one of his most controversial past comments, saying “people misinterpret what I say about what happened on...
Letting Newt Be Newt (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) Newt Gingrich couldn’t have picked a better debate venue if he tried. Last night’s foreign policy-focused face-off in Washington, DC appeared to be the perfect place for Gingrich to show off his professorial side — wonky think...
Winners and Losers at GOP National Security Debate
Analysis from ABC News Political Director Amy Walter: Losers: Herman Cain: He didn’t have 53 second brain freeze, but it was also clear that he was out of his element. His answers to questions on foreign policy were vague showed a thin understanding of these...
How 9/11 Led to President Obama
Ten years ago Sunday, a little known Illinois state senator was driving his car down Lake Shore Drive on his way to a legislative hearing at the James R. Thompson Center, the state building in the middle of Chicago’s Loop. He turned the dial on...
Jon Huntsman Opens 2012 Campaign, Plans To Call U.S. Decline ‘Totally Un-American’ (The Note)
Although he is hovering somewhere near the bottom of most recent national polls, former U.S. Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman has an outsize campaign kick-off planned for today, hoping that the venue that brought Ronald Reagan electoral success in 1980 will do the same for him in 2012.
'This Week' Transcript: Hillary Clinton, Robert Gates and Donald Rumsfeld
JAKE TAPPER, ABC NEWS: And joining me now in their first interview since the attacks on Libya began, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Defense Secretary Robert Gates. Madam and Mr. Secretary, thanks so much for joining us. I'll start with you, Secretary Gates. The mission is a no-fly zone and