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Controversy Surrounds Bowe Bergdahl’s Capture, Trade for Taliban Members
‘We Were All Pissed Off,’ Special Forces Member Says of Deadly Search for Taliban Prisoner Bergdahl
Michael Hastings' Autopsy Reveals Traces of Drugs
The award-winning journalist's family reveals he was using drugs after 14 years of sobriety.
Michael Hastings' Family Wanted Him in Detox
Rolling Stone journalist Michael Hastings had amphetamines and marijuana in his system when he crashed head-on into a tree in June and died on impact, the Los Angeles Coroner's office said in its autopsy report. The report stated that Hastings' brothers told police upon finding out about his death
Ready To Bounce? Obama Gets A Lift In New Poll (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: A DAY TO REMEMBER: On this, the 11th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, President Obama will attend a 9/11 Observance ceremony at The Pentagon Memorial before visit Walter Reed National Military ...
Obama's June Swoons
If it seems like spring and summer are tough seasons for Obama, they are. Since taking office, the president has endured distractions, disasters, and bad polling numbers--the worst of it, often, coming in June. From BP oil washing up onto Florida's beaches, to firing Gen. Stanley McChrystal, to
Campaigns Start Their Engines With Dueling Messages (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) Let the framing begin. It’s a quiet day on the campaign trail, but both the Republican National Committee and the Obama campaign are turning up the volume on their competing messages. The GOP is looking to turn...
Military Says Rolling Stone Broke Ground Rules on McChrystal Story
ABC News' Luis Martinez reports: A senior military official tells ABC News that Rolling Stone broke journalistic ground rules established for the magazine’s profile of the general by publishing comments that occurred during what McChrystal’s aides thought were off-the-record sessions...
Editor's Notebook: Blame Volcano for McChrystal Eruptions?
Did Fallout From Rolling Stone Story Begin With Fallout From Volcano in Iceland?
Gen. David Petraeus Will Replace Embattled Gen. Stanley McChrystal in Afghanistan
Obama: McChrystal's Comments Undermine 'Civilian Control of Military,' 'Erodes Trust'
McCain: Don't Stop With Petraeus, 'We Need a New Team'
Sen. John McCain Wants New Diplomatic Team in Afghanistan, No Set Withdrawal Date