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The Note: Hair-raiser
You might have missed it if you were fixing your hair or cleaning your guns, but mid-way through last night's Democratic debate, the clash we've all been waiting for finally occurred -- sort of. But when Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., was done delivering his best jab of the night (his first direct hit
The Note's Must-Reads for Thursday August 29, 2013
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’ Carrie Halperin, Will Cantine and Jordan Mazza SYRIA ABC News’ John Parkinson: “White House ...
Palin Principles: Who’s (Not) Afraid of Sarah Palin?
No one -- up to and very much including John McCain -- quite knows what to make of Sarah Palin. No one better encapsulates the contradictions and absurdities of this era in American politics than the woman who was virtually unknown on the national stage 15 months ago.
The Note: LBJ All the Way: Health care focus blurred by Afghanistan, foreign policy
As in the president who inherits another president's war, only to own it himself -- and to see foreign policy eclipse domestic concerns at inconvenient times.
The Note's Must-Reads for Monday, September 21, 2009
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 Desk Assistants PETER MARTINEZ, JAYCE HENDERSON, KRISTEN RED-HORSE,...
The Note's Must-Reads for Tuesday, December 2, 2008
Compiled by: PETER MARTINEZ, LAURA GREENE, CARRIE HALPERIN, KRISTEN RED-HORSE, JAYCE HENDERSON, STEPHANIE WASH and JUSTIN GRANT 2008: ABC NEWS VIDEOS: "Obama: Team Shares 'Core Vision'" LINK "George Bush Reflects on His Legacy" LINK "Bush Calls His Presidency 'Joyous'" LINK...
The Note: The Palin Comparisons
So Gov. Sarah Palin is a God-invoking, line-memorizing, superpower-provoking, nuke-u-lar pronouncing, dangerously unprepared Bush-Cheney clone (if she even knew what the Bush Doctrine was) . . . Or she is a Lincoln-quoting, homework-doing, Russian-scaring, regular-acting, ready-to-lead energy
The Note: All In?
Whatever the outcome of the clash between the Bush administration and the Democratic Congress over a bailout package for Detroit, know that President-elect Barack Obama placed himself at this table -- and promptly tossed some valuable chips into the pot. He had an easy way out: the
The Note: You Break It . . .
OXFORD, Miss. -- Sen. John McCain may or may not have broken the bailout bill -- and surely he didn't do so all by himself. But he owns it now. In the battle over perceptions, it really is this simple: There was a deal before McCain came back to Washington. There was not a deal by the time the