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5 Familiar Names (and Faces) You'll Recognize in 'Confirmation'
While there are a bevy of familiar television stars in HBO's upcoming movie "Confirmation," one of the most startling revelations is the sheer number of familiar names among the characters. The drama portrays the confirmation hearing process for Clarence Thomas and the sexual harassment allegations
Bernie Sanders Looking Ahead to More Diverse Electorate
Bernie Sanders met with Rev. Al Sharpton Wednesday in New York in an apparent move to diversify his voting base, which may become crucial as the campaign moves into South Carolina. "Sanders very much needs to up his game among blacks and Hispanics if he's going to win in the more diverse states
Fourth Democratic Presidential Debate: 5 Moments That Mattered
If there was ever a time for the Democratic presidential candidates to sharpen their attacks on each other, Sunday was it. The final debate before the Iowa caucuses between Hillary Clinton , Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley laid bare differences over gun control , health care and taking on Wall
Bernie Sanders' Record on Gun Control in Crosshair After President Obama's Op-Ed
After President Obama wrote an op-ed in the New York Times, many campaign observers began to question whether the president had intentionally called out Sen. Bernie Sanders ’ record on gun control. "I will not campaign for, vote for or support any candidate, even in my own party, who does not
Trump: Candidates Criticize The Donald Over 'Muslim' Comments
Presidential candidates are reacting to Donald Trump 's lack of reaction to an audience member claiming that President Obama is a Muslim and not an American. Some disagreed with the move, but others, like Sen. Rick Santorum, said that Trump did nothing wrong in failing to correct the audience
The Note: Joe Biden’s Arduous Decision
The Note: Joe Biden ’s Arduous Decision By SHUSHANNAH WALSHE NOTABLES - - WHAT WILL JOE DO? Vice President Joe Biden weighed in on the possibility of a 2016 presidential run Thursday night, telling an audience in Atlanta that he is unsure about pursuing the nation's highest office, ABC’S
The Obama-Warren Tiff Gets Cranked Up a Notch
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest doubled down on his call for Sen. Sherrod Brown , D-Ohio, to apologize to President Obama for accusing the president of being “disrespectful” to Sen. Elizabeth Warren , D-Mass. “Sen. Brown is a stand-up guy, and given the opportunity to review the comments
Subrata De Joins ABC News as VP, Multi-Platform Newsgathering
ABC News President James Goldston sent the following note to the news division this morning announcing that Subrata De will join ABC News as Vice President of Multi-Platform Newsgathering. Team, I’m writing to share important news about our newsgathering operation, the life blood of our ...
Does Rick Perry's CPAC Speech Hint at 2016 Run?
Day 2 of CPAC in Maryland featured Gov. Rick Perry, Sen. Rand Paul and Mike Huckabee.
The Senate's Turn
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES THE DAY THE BOEHNER RULE DIED: The “Boehner Rule” died yesterday, ABC’s JEFF ZELENY notes. Speaker John Boehner once coined that phrase based on this conservative principle: Any increase in the nation’s debt ceiling would be accompanied by an equal...