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Charleston Shooting: 5 Things to Know
Your look at the five biggest stories related to the deadly church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina. 1. What the Gunman Allegedly Told Churchgoers Before the Shooting A relative of one of the nine people killed at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina,
Obama in Hawaii: An Inside Look at the First Family's Winter Vacation
It was a long year for President Obama (see: ISIS, Ebola, Democrats' staggering loss in the 2014 midterms) -- and the commander-in-chief is in serious need of a little R&R. Obama and family departed on Dec. 19 for a 16-day holiday in his native state, Hawaii . It was their sixth Oahu vacation since
Aloha, Obama! First Family Arrives in Hawaii for 16-Day Vacation
Aloha, Obama family! The president and first family have arrived in Hawaii, for a 16-day tropical vacation that’s become their annual tradition over the Christmas and New Year holidays. "My presidency is entering the fourth quarter," President Obama said at his final press conference of the year on
The Pull and Push Of The Unemployment Debate
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES SENATE MOVES FIRST, THEN THE PRESIDENT: This morning the Senate will take a procedural vote on a bill to extend unemployment benefits to Americans for three months. Senate Republicans appear poised to block the measure, an outcome that will...
WH Press Secretary Jay Carney Sports Post-Holiday Beard
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney isn’t quite ready to say good-bye to the holiday break — and he has the beard to prove it. Stepping up to the podium for his first press briefing in over two weeks, Carney surprised reporters with a scruffy...
Ahead of Budget Talks, Obama Scolds GOP on Spending Cuts
As Washington gears up for another round of budget negotiations, President Obama today sent a clear message to Republicans: “I don’t want to hear the same old stuff” about spending cuts. “We need a budget that is responsible, that is fiscally prudent, but a budget...
Cory Booker's Summer Cruise
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES MEASURING THE DRAPES: It’s primary day in New Jersey and Newark Mayor Cory Booker is poised for victory, ABC’s SHUSHANNAH WALSHE reports. He will still have to go up against conservative businessman Steve Lonegan in the general election, but polls...
Election Night 2012 Pre Show - Your Voice, Your Vote - from ABC News and Yahoo News
Preview of the 2012 elections for Senate, House and president between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.
Trail Of Fears: Angst About Obama Overheard Along Romney's Route (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: EXCLUSIVE: MARCO RUBIO SPEAKS OUT ON NEW IMMIGRATION POLICY. ABC “World News” weekend anchor David Muir was with Senator Marco Rubio and his wife Jeanette at their Miami home on Friday when Rubio learned of the Obama ...