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Harry Reid's Totally Radical Floor Speech Targets Kochs
It’s been a totally radical day for Sen. Harry Reid. So “radical,” in fact, that the Senate majority leader used the word 21 times in a floor speech Thursday morning, to criticize the billionaire conservative donors Charles and David Koch. Reid has undertaken an anti-Koch...
The Government’s Phone, Text, and Email Spying, Explained
Curious what all the fuss has been about the past few days? Want to know if the Obama administration's surveillance of phone calls (and much more) affects you? Here's everything you need to know. What started all this? Late Wednesday, The Guardian newspaper reported on a top-secret program ordering
Attorney General Eric Holder Tells Media Outlets Leak Guidelines Will Change
The Justice Department will weigh journalists' concerns and modify its guidelines for investigating potential national security leaks, Attorney General Eric Holder told media outlets today. ABC News Washington bureau chief Robin Sproul and John Zucker, deputy chief counsel of ABC, Inc., attended
Billionaire Conservative Activist Charles Koch on 2012 Election: ‘We Have Saddam Hussein, This Is the Mother Of All Wars’
Not the White House, nor the Obama 2012 campaign, nor Democratic National Committee, nor the Charles Koch Institute had any immediate comment Tuesday when contacted by ABC News and asked about comments made by Koch referring to the 2012 campaign as a repeat of the...
Roundtable: Biden vs. Cheney
Feel great and the Dodgers and hospital with a great job as this. Have to keep working it's what I should do That's what my life as far as him. Good night of strong body and you know I've had a wonderful life it is for me not to work one world. And there's former President Bill Clinton looking
Dysfunction Junction: Hostile climate drives retirements, paralysis
By Rick Klein: So it was that, in a single week in President Obama’s second February in office, everything basically broke down, or at least froze in place. Tracking a chaotic couple of hours... A former president was hospitalized for...
Coming Up: Exclusive Interview with Dick Cheney
Plus, George Will, Peter Beinart, Paul Gigot and Jane Mayer join the roundtable.
Snow Job: Dems Scramble for Ideas Amid New Economic Woes
The Obama White House is facing another one of those days -- a jittery stock market, an uncertain Congress, and jobs numbers set to land on Washington with a wallop that might match the snow. (At least the demon sheep is safely ensconced in California -- but check behind the trees.)
'This Week' Transcript: Former Vice President Dick Cheney
Transcript: "This Week" with Former Vice President Dick Cheney and George Will, Peter Beinart, Paul Gigot and Jane Mayer.
The Note, 6/15/2009: Medical Attention -- Obama woos doctors as health care takes over agenda
The situation isn’t desperate yet, but President Obama is in search of allies as he addresses a semi-hostile crowd of doctors Monday in Chicago, as his side organizes a campaign where they’ve been out-flanked and out-messaged to date, ABC News senior political reporter Rick Klein writes in the ...