The Note: Tremors of seismic change in big political week
The TAKE with Rick Klein Titanic political forces are at work, churning through the political landscape. And – with echoes of not-so-distant history – signs are everywhere that the disruptions have barely begun. Alabama hinted at a national political turnaround . A Democratic coalition came
What Disney's acquisition of 21st Century Fox could mean for the Marvel Universe
The Walt Disney Co . is in the process of acquiring most of 21st Century Fox Inc. for $52.4 billion in stock, Disney announced this morning. After the industry-shattering news broke, much of the conversation online and in social media was about what this acquisition could mean for Marvel Studios,
The Note: Alabama Senate contest brings issues of race, gender into focus
The TAKE with Rick Klein It’s not every race where those on both sides can honestly ask: How is this thing even close? A Democrat usually has no business challenging for a Senate seat in Alabama. Some feel this particular Republican, facing this avalanche of allegations, should arguably be nowhere
Let the debate begin between Ohio State and Alabama for the fourth CFP spot
GRAPEVINE, Texas -- The College Football Playoff is down to two polarizing teams, with only one spot left. Regardless of the decision the selection committee makes -- whether it's a one-loss Alabama?that didn't win its division or a two-loss Ohio State?that was embarrassed in a 55-24 loss to Iowaa
The Note: Trump's 'huge' year could lead to a bumpy road for GOP in 2018
The TAKE with Rick Klein Take Trumpism and combine it with the potency of traditional Republicanism and a powerful force emerges – perhaps strong enough to deliver a sweeping tax cut , and a long-absent victory for the GOP . But while this week could still bring a very big win for President Donald
The Note: Reality show redux? Trump's new normal isn't normal
The TAKE with Rick Klein Cut through the noise, the Twitter storms, and the outright chaos of Washington and the media world right now and realize: this isn’t normal. President Donald Trump is talking and tweeting about debunked conspiracy theories , relishing in media sex scandals, talking about
The Note: Now previewing in a White House near you: The government shutdown blame game
The TAKE with Rick Klein Do Chuck and Nancy need Donald more than the president needs his Democratic friends? We’re about to find out. The empty chairs flanking President Donald Trump marked the beginning of a shutdown blame game that’s likely to play out Trump-style over the next 10 days.
What's next for Conley, Gasol and Memphis after Fizdale's firing?
A day after leaving star center Marc Gasol on the bench down the stretch as the Memphis Grizzlies suffered their eighth consecutive loss, David Fizdale was fired as the Grizzlies' head coach. Whether Fizdale's relationship with Gasol cost him his job or this was a more conventional coaching change
President Trump's support of Roy Moore will make him very hard to defeat, Cokie Roberts says
The Powerhouse Roundtable dives into the allegations against Alabama senate candidate Roy Moore on "This Week."
Sunday on ‘This Week’: Sen. Tim Scott and Adm. Mike Mullen
Martha Raddatz goes one-on-one with Sen. Tim Scott , R-South Carolina, and later speaks with former Chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Adm. Mike Mullen , Sunday on “This Week.” Plus, after weeks of major headlines surrounding sexual misconduct allegations, Rep. Barbara Comstock , R-Virginia, Fmr.