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Donald Trump's Momentum Not Slowed by Controversies, Says Hugh Hewitt
The momentum of Donald Trump 's presidential campaign has not been slowed by recent controversies stemming from comments the real estate mogul made about Sen. John McCain and Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly , according to conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt. Hewitt, who joins the “This Week” roundtable
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 ...
The Least Romantic Valentines Anywhere Come From DC
Struggling to find a valentine in Hallmark’s 1,400-card collection? The romantics over at the Republican National Committee have you covered. The RNC recently released a series of eight Valentine’s Day cards taking aim at prominent Democrats. “If you like this Valentine, you can keep...
The Note's Must-Reads for Monday, February 10, 2014
The Note’s Must-Reads are a round-up of today’s political headlines and stories from ABC News and the top U.S. newspapers. Posted Monday through Friday right here at www.abcnews.com Compiled by ABC News’ Jayce Henderson, Will Cantine and Janine Elliot FOREIGN AFFAIRS Bloomberg’s Sanat Vallikappen
'Twas The Week Before Christmas' Health Care Headache
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES EXCLUSIVE — MORE SECURITY RISKS SEEN AT HEALTHCARE.GOV: Nearly three months after its launch and as millions of Americans log on to shop for health plans, HealthCare.gov still has serious security vulnerabilities, according to documents and testimony
Does Harry Reid Genuinely Like Rand Paul?
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., can be a thorn in the side of Democrats at times, but his persistence and desire to get something done in Congress has gained some praise from the Senate’s top Democrat: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. “I met in the last...
Will Congress Complete Its 2013 To-Do List?
The holiday season is officially upon us, and members of Congress are packing up and heading home for a long break. The House of Representatives passed a number of important items before it adjourned last week and set up a busy schedule for the Senate to tackle before the holiday vacation. But will
The Fight is On
By SHUSHANNAH WALSHE (@shushwalshe) Terms like Civil War have been thrown around now for a while, but the fight between establishment Republicans and the Tea Party is very real and both sides are ready to throw down. Speaker John Boehner has stayed away from directly criticizing...
Senate Braces for Second All Nighter on Nominations
The Senate has worked continuously since 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, and it looks as if it will work Thursday into Friday night. The all-night sessions kicked off Wednesday when Senate Republicans refused to yield back time on nominations in reaction to Senate Democrats’ move last month...
Paul Ryan, Statesman or Sellout? (The Note)
By RICK KLEIN (@rickklein) Just about everything you need to know about the position and predicament of the Republican Party is laid bare by the reaction to the budget deal cut by House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan. The hero/heartthrob of fiscal conservatives – the author...