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What to know about President Trump's infrastructure plan
President Donald Trump returned to a similar refrain from the campaign trail about improving the nation's infrastructure on Monday just hours after an Amtrak train derailment in Washington state killed at least three people and injured dozens of others. The need to repair the nation's
ANALYSIS: Democrats face disarray after going bust in Georgia
It was supposed to be the race that would give Democrats their groove back, a chance to claim blue turf inside red territory and signal the political perils of Trumpism in districts across the country. But Democrats got the opposite of what they bargained for. Far from putting the Republicans on
Hillary Clinton Defends Being Called 'Change-Maker'
Hillary Clinton defended being called a "change-maker" today, despite her plans to continue with President Obama's agenda, saying she will go further than the current administration on rebuilding the economy should she win the White House. "You say you're the real change agent in this campaign. But
In West Virginia, Hillary Clinton Says She's 'Sorry' About Reaction to Coal Comments
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton kicked off a two-day tour of West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky by saying she was "sad" and "sorry" about the reaction to her saying in a CNN town hall in March , “we’re going to put a lot of coal miners and coal companies out of business.” At a
The Note: Clinton and Sanders Spar
NOTABLES --SANDERS SAYS HILLARY CLINTON HAS 'MOVED MUCH CLOSER' TO HIM ON ISSUES: Bernie Sanders responded to attacks from Hillary Clinton this morning, telling ABC’s DAVID MUIR that the former secretary of state took his comments about Donald Trump out of context. Clinton had accused the Vermont
Where the Democratic Presidential Candidates Stand on Economic Issues
Details and dollar amounts mark the biggest differences between the Democratic presidential candidates when it comes to economic issues. As Hillary Clinton , Bernie Sanders and Martin O'Malley prepare for ABC News' Democratic debate on Saturday night in New Hampshire, here is a review of where they
Obama Doubles Down On Immigration, Keystone Pipeline
Even as far away as Myanmar , President Obama cannot escape the brewing face-off with Republicans that awaits him at home. Speaking to reporters alongside famous opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi , President Obama was adamant that, despite mounting GOP objections, he will move forward and take
This Week” Transcript: President Obama
Below is the rush transcript of "This Week" on June 29, 2014. It may contain errors. ANNOUNCER: Starting right now on ABC's "This Week" - Security alert: U.S. authorities on edge. (BEGIN CLIP) UNIDENTIFIED MALE: I have never seen a threat matrix so serious. (END CLIP) ANNOUNCER: New airport worries
White House Turns Up The Heat On Climate Change
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES THE FORECAST: President Obama pivots to climate change today, highlighting its dangerous impacts in interviews with local and national meteorologists, including ABC’s GINGER ZEE. In the afternoon, the President speaks with meteorologists from New York,
Bill Clinton Says Defeating Mitch McConnell 'Makes a Big Difference'
ABC’s Shushannah Walshe and Jeff Zeleny report: LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Former President Bill Clinton took center stage today in the most watched Senate race in the country, telling a crowd of 1,200 that “it makes a big difference” whether Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan...