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Georgia special election shapes up as referendum on Trump
The scramble to succeed Health Secretary Tom Price in the House provides Republicans and Democrats with a trial run for next year's congressional elections that will center on the popularity and agenda of Price's new boss, President Donald Trump
Santorum Camp Declares Michigan a Tie, Denies Liberal Mischief
Despite Mitt Romney’s win in the popular vote, Rick Santorum’s campaign has declared Michigan a tie. The two candidates will likely win the same number of delegates from Michigan, Santorum’s campaign asserted on a conference call with reporters today, citing official county-by-county results, ...
How the Far Left and Far Right Could Help Rick Santorum In Michigan
ABC News’ Michael Falcone reports: DETROIT — Could an unlikely alliance of liberal Democrats and conservative groups help put Rick Santorum over the top in Michigan? With polls and the mood on the ground in Michigan suggesting a nail-biter of a primary on Tuesday, two factors that...
Can Rick Santorum Score A Michigan Upset? (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) DETROIT — Rick Santorum’s campaign is already declaring victory in Michigan. Voters are streaming into polling places throughout the state, but we’re still many hours away from knowing whether native son Mitt Romney or rival Rick ...
Santorum Campaign Invites Democratic Votes In Michigan Robo-Call
ABC News’ Michael Falcone reports: ROYAL OAK, Mich. — How badly does Rick Santorum want to win Tuesday’s Republican primary in Michigan? So badly his campaign is making an appeal to Democrats on primary eve. Santorum, who is locked in a tight race with Mitt...
Limping Into Tuesday (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) DETROIT – It’s election even in Michigan and no matter what happens Tuesday night, neither Rick Santorum nor Mitt Romney will come out of this primary looking all that great to the swing voters who will decide...
Sex Crimes Against Boys Often Go Unreported Because of Queasiness Among Males
Sex crimes against boys, like the ones that allegedly occurred at Penn State University at the hands of former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, often go unreported -- not just by educators and witnesses, but by the victims themselves -- because of the discomfort society feels about
'This Week' Transcript: Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi
(BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) AMANPOUR (voice-over): This week, inside the uprising. As the Wall Street protests spread (UNKNOWN): It's my money, and I want it now. AMANPOUR: Washington finally takes note. CANTOR: I, for one, am increasingly concerned about the growing mobs. CARNEY: One man's mob is another
Couples Therapy: Top White House Staffer, Liberal Bloggers Work Through Issues
ABC News’ Matthew Jaffe (@jaffematt) reports: Watching White House Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer interact with liberal activists today was a lot like watching a troubled couple try to work through the problems in their relationship, with little success. From gay...
President's Remarks at Gridiron Club Last Night
(“Hail To The Chief” plays as the President enters.) THE PRESIDENT: Thank you! (Applause.) Can we go with the song that we talked about? (Laughter.) (“Born In The USA” plays.) (Laughter and applause.) THE PRESIDENT: Some things just bear repeating....