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'This Week' Transcript: Sen. Bernie Sanders
THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT FOR 'THIS WEEK' ON April 10, 2016 and it will be updated. UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Right now on THIS WEEK WITH GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS, New York state of mind -- after both frontrunners lose big in Wisconsin (VIDEO CLIP) UNIDENTIFIED MALE: -- the raucous race for the White House
Falcons tight end Jacob Tamme has special connection with Iraq veteran
The most devastating injury Atlanta Falcons tight end Jacob Tamme ever suffered in football was breaking his femur in high school. Such seems insignificant when you consider someone losing both legs in war. Tamme encountered such an individual six years ago when he crossed paths with Chase
How This Bakery Helps Military Vets Re-Enter the Workforce
Some disabled veterans are getting sick of the “disabled part.” “We might have a ‘disability,’” retired Sgt. Maj. Sedrick Banks told ABC News. “But it’s not about your disability. It’s about your ability.” Banks served 23 years in the military, bouncing around between eight deployments and various
Prince Harry to Leave the Military
Britain’s Prince Harry is planning to leave the military, ABC News has learned. "Captain Wales," as he is known in the military, has served two tours of duty in Afghanistan and his principle focus when he leaves active duty will be to continue to foster programs which support disabled veterans.
Bill Is Back
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES ABC’s JEFF ZELENY REPORTS FROM ARKANSAS: President Clinton is back home in Arkansas today, where a daunting political challenge awaits: Saving the Democratic Party’s control of the Senate. It’s telling that he’s kicking off his final push to the ...
Obama Thanks Disabled Vets at Opening of New Memorial
WASHINGTON — Delivering a somber speech at the opening of the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial, President Obama expressed gratitude, recounted the struggles of wounded vets’ long recoveries, and said the United States has not always done enough to care for its veterans returning...
Veterans Conquer Disabilities to Reach New Heights, All 13,770 Feet
GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK, Wyoming – Veterans often struggle to reintegrate into civilian life. Finding the special bonds, friendships and camaraderie they once experienced in the military can be difficult. They all share similar stories – most of them are disabled, some were injured in...
Containing The Crisis (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES MEETING OF THE MINDS: President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will meet today with President Molina of Guatemala, President Hernandez of Honduras, and President Ceren of El Salvador to discuss the influx of migrant children from their countries ...
The One Issue 91-Year-Old Bob Dole Is Still Fighting for
Former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole is making the rounds — everywhere from the plains of Kansas to the marbled halls of Capitol Hill. Dole, who celebrated his 91st birthday this week, returned to Capitol Hill for what could be his final legislative push —...
Teen to Carry Little Brother 40 Miles for Cerebral Palsy
Hunter Gandee, 14, big man on campus and big brother to Braden, 7, will piggyback his brother for 40 miles to raise awareness about cerebral palsy. Hunter, the president of his junior high’s student council and a member of the wrestling team wants to raise...