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Budget Deal Between Congress, White House Coming Into Focus
Congressional leaders were confident enough in the broad outlines of a potential budget deal with the White House to update House and Senate members Monday night -– but some conservatives voiced concern over some of the details of the still-developing plan. The proposed deal, which would lower the
House in Chaos After Kevin McCarthy Drops Speaker Bid
ABC News' Jonathan Karl draws parallels between the Republican race for speaker and the race for president.
'This Week' Transcript: Gov. Bobby Jindal and Rep. Jason Chaffetz
THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT. ANNOUNCER: Starting right now on ABC This Week. Stunning shakeup: Republicans in congress desperate to find a new leader as chaos erupts on Capitol Hill . Can someone finally bring the party together? Plus, crunch time: Democrats preparing for their biggest moment yet,
ANALYSIS: Why the House Speaker Drama Should Scare You
It will go down as one of the supreme ironies of this era in politics that the same forces that empowered Republicans to near-record gains in Congress consumed the very people tapped to lead those majorities. The question now is what additional damage these forces will do, at a perilous time for
Why Cantor Got Canned
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES A ROUT IN RICHMOND: In an enormous political upset, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost his Republican primary in Virginia’s seventh congressional district last night to Dave Brat, an economics and ethics professor at Randolph-Macon College in ...
Dave Brat: Meet The Candidate Who Beat Eric Cantor
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., has lost his GOP primary to conservative challenger Dave Brat in Virginia's 7th Congressional District, according to the Associated Press. Here's a profile -- edited to reflect Tuesday's primary -- that ABC News' John Parkinson did of Brat in May: Meet Dave
Meet the Man Trying to Unseat Top House Republican Eric Cantor
Meet Dave Brat, an economics and ethics professor at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia, who has launched a long-shot bid to oust House Majority Leader Eric Cantor from his seat representing Virginia’s 7th Congressional District. Brat, who admits that he has supported several Cantor ...
Important Week in the Kentucky Senate Race as New Matt Bevin Ad Hits Mitch McConnell
Sen. Mitch McConnell’s primary opponent, Matt Bevin, is out with a new television ad today and it’s one anyone watching the race could have seen coming, hitting the senate minority leader for his vote to move forward the bill to pass a yearlong debt ceiling...
'This Week': Powerhouse Roundtable
Jonathan Karl, Alicia Menendez, Peggy Noonan, and Katrina vanden Heuvel on the debt ceiling, Obamacare, 2016, and Syria.
Love (And Obama) Are In The Air
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES PRESIDENTIAL ROAD TRIP: Both President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will address the House Democratic retreat this morning in Cambridge, Md. Later, President Obama hops on Air Force One to travel to Fresno, Calif. According to ABC’s CHRIS ...