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Trump Calls for Healing on Thanksgiving After Running Scorched Earth Campaign
After running a campaign in which he lambasted political opponents as liars and "crooked," derided Muslims and Mexicans, and took aim at women who accused him of sexual assault, President-elect Donald Trump had a new message for the country on the eve of Thanksgiving -- unity. "Emotions are raw and
The Note: Counting Down to Debate Day
NOTABLES --TRUMP SAYS CLINTON SHARES RESPONSIBILITY FOR CHARLOTTE UNREST: Addressing supporters in suburban Philadelphia last night, Donald Trump laid blame for this week's unrest in Charlotte on Democratic rival Hillary Clinton. "Those peddling the narrative of cops as a racist force in our
Maureen Dowd : Donald Trump’s ‘Ego Arithmetic Hasn’t Changed’
Maureen Dowd has covered Donald Trump for more than a decade as a columnist for The New York Times. She told ABC News that the Republican presidential nominee's “ego arithmetic hasn’t changed," meaning that "he would donate to candidates of both parties and basically it was like what would benefit
'This Week' Transcript: Gov. John Kasich, Sen. Bernie Sanders, and Reince Priebus
THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT FOR 'THIS WEEK' ON April 3, 2016 and it will be updated. (BEGIN VIDEOTAPE) UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Starting right now on THIS WEEK WITH GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS , Trump's terrible week -- the billionaire frontrunner down big in Wisconsin, after seeing his top adviser arrested,
Trump Refers to Sen. Elizabeth Warren as 'The Indian' After Her Twitter Tirade Against Him
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump referred to Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren as “the Indian” at a news conference on Monday just hours after she unleashed a Twitter tirade against him. “Who is that, the Indian? You mean the Indian?” Trump asked, referring to Warren, who has said
The Note: Joe Biden Prompts (In)Decision Frenzy
NOTABLES WILL HE OR WON'T HE? The speculation about whether Vice President Joe Biden will enter the 2016 race has reached a fever pitch as supporters, reporters and political prognosticators weighed in on his intentions, ABC's JONATHAN KARL, RICK KLEIN and ARLETTE SAENZ report. ABC News has learned
Bill Kristol: Clinton Better Prepared for WH, But Carson Would Be Better President
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is better prepared for the White House than GOP hopeful Ben Carson , according to ABC News contributor Bill Kristol, but the editor of the Weekly Standard says Carson, a retired neurosurgeon, would be a better president. "I don't think Ben Carson is
If Biden Joins Presidential Race, Who Will President Obama Get Behind?
We move on now to the race for 2016 tonight and the big question, will vice president Joe Biden win. Tonight, reports his late son's wish, beau Biden's wish that he father would run. Here is Johnathan Karl. Reporter: If Biden runs, it's quite a dilemma for the boss. Just listen to how Barack Obama
The Note: Could 2016 Be The Hillary and Joe Show?
NOTABLES --JOE BIDEN ‘NOT SAYING NO’: Vice President Joe Biden's political operation has entered a more active phase in recent days, with several moves being contemplated to clear the way for him to run for president should he choose to do so, two longtime Biden advisers tell ABC’s RICK KLEIN. The
Joe Biden Reportedly Considers Presidential Run
The vice president's chief of staff is said to have talked to supporters and donors for a possible 2016 campaign.