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Bernie Sanders Blasts Hillary Clinton's Refusal to Debate as 'Insulting' to Voters
Bernie Sanders blasted Hillary Clinton for her refusal to debate him two weeks before the California Democratic primary . "Our campaign and her campaign had reached an agreement on a number of debates including one here in California in May," Sanders said during a rally in Santa Monica, California,
The Note: Trump Takes to the Trail Out West
NOTABLES --AFTER A HIATUS FROM THE STUMP, presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump hits the trail again this week, making several stops across the West Coast. He begins his trip in New Mexico, traveling next to California, North Dakota, Montana and ends in San Diego. Though he has no remaining
The Note, 5/22/2009: Audacity of Nuance -- Obama paints in grays, against Cheney’s black-and-white
By RICK KLEIN That was fun -- want to do it again? (Who do you think would rather have an encore?) The great Obama-Cheney event got us everywhere and nowhere. Everywhere in the sense that this, finally, was the national-security...
The Note, 4/10/2009: Bouncing ’Round -- Obama talks up economy -- amid (gasp!) positive signs
By RICK KLEIN What storyline is most likely to hold our interest through the weekend and beyond? Defense cuts? War funding? The Sanford stimulus rebellion? The immigration push (and walk-back)? The coming of the First Puppy? (That’s an easy question...
THE NOTE: Can She Win?
Five observations for this first week of fall: 1. Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton is the establishment Democrat, but isn't being blamed for it (and endorsements like today's by Sen. Evan Bayh, D-Ind. , drive David Axelrod and Joe Trippi batty). 2. Former governor Mitt Romney is running against the
The Note: Twin Paths
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- In honor of these two weeks that brought us two new faces and two unusual conventions, there are only two possible paths out of the Twin Cities: 1. Everything is different. (Palin's pop + Biden's bite = Increased enthusiasm/ changed perceptions.) 2. Everything is the same.
Report: McCain Rips Bush in Woodward Book
ABC News' Teddy Davis Reports: Presidential candidates don't usually welcome stories that quote them using profanity while talking about an incumbent president of their own party. But the McCain campaign is not complaining about a Fox News report which quotes...
THE NOTE: Last GOP Debate Means Last Chances
Five questions (plus a bonus for the Democrats) worth pondering as Republicans convene in icy Johnston, Iowa, for the last GOP debate before the caucuses: 1. How has Mike Huckabee accomplished in two weeks what it took 10 months (and a healthy chunk of his kids' inheritance) for Mitt Romney to
McCain Strategist: 'We're Too Disciplined to Respond" to Romney 'Disingenuous' Charge
ABC News' Teddy Davis Reports: In an interview with Bill Sammon in today's Washington Examiner, Gov. Mitt Romney (R-MA) called Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) disingenuous and accused him of pretending to have it both ways for telling ABC News' George...
The Note: Not That There's Anything Wrong With It, Part IV
WASHINGTON, Sep. 20 President Bush meets with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at 9:30 am ET at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City before returning to the White House at 12:55 pm ET. And that interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer we mistakenly told you about yesterday, happens today. It airs at