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Bernie Sanders Talks New York Primary Loss While Campaigning in Pennsylvania
Two days after the New York primary, Bernie Sanders was campaigning in Pennsylvania when he took a moment to reflect on his nearly 20-point loss to Hillary Clinton . “We just had a Democratic primary in New York State,” Sanders told supporters in Scranton, Penn., who booed this reference. "I share
The Note: The Summer of Trump
NOTABLES --DEBATE DAY COUNTDOWN: A new Quinnipiac University poll out this morning shows Donald Trump continuing to hold a commanding lead in the GOP field. According to Quinnipiac: “Trump’s 20 percent is the largest tally for a Republican contender in any national poll by the independent
Schock And Awe
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES CONGRESSMAN AARON SCHOCK ON HIS ALLEGED ‘DOWNTON ABBEY’ OFFICE: ‘HATERS ARE GONNA HATE.’ He insists he’s not trying to be Lord Grantham, but Rep. Aaron Schock’s office bears a striking resemblance to the decor featured in the popular PBS British...
A Bipartisan Duo Has a Plan to Fix Congress (No, Really!)
Hello and welcome to top line I'm Rick Klein from ABC news' John Ward with Yahoo! News and our guest today a political odd couple they sparred in congress but now they're out. With a book to gather congressman Tom Davis former Republican congressman Virginia and congressman Martin Frost former
'This Week' Transcript: Former CIA Director Michael Hayden
Below is the rush transcript of "This Week" on December 14, 2014. It may contain errors. ANNOUNCER: Now on ABC This Week. Developing this morning, stunner in the skies: a Russian military plane narrowly avoids a collision with a passenger jet. What has officials so alarmed? The CIA and torture:
Why These Are The Most Expensive Midterms Elections Ever
This year's elections are expected to be the costliest midterm elections ever due in large part to the massive increase in unfettered spending, much of it called "dark money," made possible by a 2010 Supreme Court ruling. The bottom line for this year's races is going to come down to $3.67 billion,
Thad Cochran's Impressive Array of Corporate Backers
Thad Cochran’s FEC reports read like checklists of every type of PAC imaginable. Money has flown around in Mississippi this month, and the incumbent won last night’s Senate primary runoff with help from a truly impressive array of groups—many of them corporate affiliated—donating directly to...
Excerpt: Elizabeth Drew’s ‘Washington Journal’
SEE ELIZABETH DREW TOMORROW ON "THIS WEEK." Check out what time “This Week” airs in your area. Excerpted from WASHINGTON JOURNAL: REPORTING WATERGATE AND RICHARD NIXON’S DOWNFALL by Elizabeth Drew, by arrangement with The Overlook Press. Copyright © Elizabeth Drew 2014. AFTERWORD “A man is not
Top Democrat Challenges GOP's McConnell on Campaign Finance
The House Budget Committee’s top democrat picked a political fight with Sen. Minority Leader Mitch McConnell over campaign finance reforms during a speech Monday. Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., challenged McConnell to be more specific in his critique of the DISCLOSE Act, Van Hollen’s campaign ...
Wounds, Old And New, At Fort Hood
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES OBAMA — SHOOTING ‘RE-OPENS PAIN’ AT FORT HOOD: Breaking from an evening of Democratic fundraising in Chicago, President Obama last night offered prayers for the victims of the latest Fort Hood shooting and vowed to “get to the bottom of what ...