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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
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
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...
House GOP Recess Playbook Urges Outreach to Women, Millennials, Minorities
WASHINGTON — After finishing work Friday, members of Congress will begin their month-long summer recess, but House Republicans want to make sure their lawmakers make the most of their time off — by spending it with constituents. But according to the House Republican Conference’s 31-page...
Obama Offers Republicans New 'Grand Bargain' in Tennessee
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Saying he wants to “break through the political logjam in Washington,” President Obama today offered Republicans a new “grand bargain” economic program that would couple corporate tax reform with funding for programs to create middle class jobs. “I don’t want to go...
Welcome To Miami (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES OBAMA’S SUNSHINE STATE SPEECH: President Obama travels to Miami today to promote his economic agenda. According to the White House the president will visit PortMiami where “he will tour a tunnel project before delivering remarks on ways to create ...
President Obama Pushes Infrastructure Spending to Spur Job Growth
MIAMI – Standing in front of a giant cargo crane at the port of Miami Friday, President Obama promoted his plan to encourage private sector investment in infrastructure to increase job creation in the United States. “There are few more important things we can do...