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Five Stories You'll Care About in Politics This Week
Washington is traditionally slow in August, but this week has been dominated by the unrest in Ferguson, Mo. , the strife in Iraq , and don't forget the hug summit . Almost all took us by surprise this week. Here's a glimpse at some of the stories your ABC News political team will be covering in the
Detained U.S. Boss Home After China 'Nightmare'
Morning Business Memo: His ordeal finally over, a U.S. executive detained for a week by his company’s Chinese workers in a pay dispute has arrived home. Chip Starnes, 42, flew into Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport in Florida early this morning. He told reporters it was a...
Inquiring Minds And The IRS (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES GRILL ON THE HILL: Today a House Appropriations subcommittee will hear from Internal Revenue Service Acting Commissioner Danny Werfel about what steps the agency is taking to address the IRS’s targeting of conservative groups and to hold those ...
Christie Pounds the Airwaves Against Opponent, Despite Huge Lead in Gubernatorial Campaign
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is leading his gubernatorial opponent, state Sen. Barbara Buono, by more than 30 points , but that hasn't stopped him from bombarding the airwaves with ads, including negative ones attacking Buono, and spending almost $4.5 million, according to the Christie campaign.
Chris Christie Challenger Barbara Buono Lost Amid Obama Fanfare
Don't Forget About Challenger Barbara Buono as Christie, Obama Tour New Jersey
CEO, Regulators Blamed for MF Global Collapse in House Report
A House Republican report on the collapse of Wall Street trading firm MF Global lays the blame for the debacle on former CEO and Democratic New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine and regulators who failed to properly supervise the firm. The Oct. 31, 2001, bankruptcy filing of the...
GM Vehicles: Love It or Return It
Morning Business Memo If you don’t like your new Chevy, you can take it back for a refund within 60 days. Chevrolet calls its new offer Love It or Return It. Between now and early September, Chevy buyers can return their new cars or trucks...
Obama Bundlers Raise At Least $106 Million for Campaign
President Obama’s re-election campaign today voluntarily released a full list of their top 532 campaign financiers – aka “bundlers.” Combined, these individuals are responsible for at least one third — or $106 million — of the total $350 million raised by Obama and Democrats for...
Obama Campaign Flags 'Less-Than-Reputable' Romney Donors
President Obama’s re-election campaign is circulating a list of eight “wealthy individuals with less-than-reputable records” who have donated to presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney. “Quite a few have been on the wrong side of the law, others have made profits at the expense of so...
New Appetite for Risk - Morning Business Memo
The party continues on Wall Street where the Dow Jones index has risen seven trading days in a row. The large-stock Standard & Poor’s 500 index closed above 1,400 for the first time since June 2008. Apple – which launches the newest version of its...