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Linked by Signature Law, McCain and Feingold Fight Back
Forever linked by the seminal campaign finance law that bears their names, John McCain and Russ Feingold built their reputations in the Senate around their commitment to deflating the power and influence of special interest money in politics
The Note: Primary Primer
NOTABLES The Brussels attacks are dominating the news, but tonight three states out West vote in Tuesday’s primaries and caucuses. Both Republicans and Democrats are participating in the Arizona primary and the Utah caucuses, while only Democrats in Idaho will caucus today. Here are several things
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: The Politics of Mass Shootings
NOTABLES --PRESIDENT OBAMA LAMENTS MASS SHOOTINGS BECOMING ‘ROUTINE’: A grim-faced and emotional President Obama spoke out Thursday after the massacre at an Oregon college -- lamenting that mass killings have become “routine” in the United States and blasting those who oppose tougher gun laws. “I
What You Need To Know About Obama's 8 Days In Asia
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES 5 THINGS TO WATCH FOR DURING OBAMA’S ASIA TRIP: Fresh off the bruising midterm loss, President Obama is shifting his focus to a host of foreign policy challenges during a dizzying week-long Asia trip. In eight days, Obama will visit three countries ...
ICYMI: What Happened on Election Night?
OK, let’s review. For those not paying attention to the midterm elections, they happened Tuesday and the Republicans, aka the GOP, did really well, right? SW: Yes, really well. Call it a shellacking, thumping, a wave, whatever you want. It was a great night for...
Scott Brown’s 2014 Concession Speech Sounded A Lot Like His 2012 Concession Speech
Defeated New Hampshire Senate candidate Scott Brown may have changed states between 2012 and 2014, but he didn’t change his concession speech all that much. The former Massachusetts senator lost the New Hampshire Senate race to incumbent Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen . In 2012, Brown lost his
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES IT ENDED WHERE IT BEGAN – and at several key check-in points along the way. ABC’s RICK KLEIN: The breadth of Democratic losses last night was staggering. Anti-incumbent sentiments solidified into an anti-Democratic wave, perhaps as big a wave as...
5 Winners and Losers From the Midterm Elections
On a night when Republicans took over the Senate and Democrats experienced even more losses than they were originally expecting, some of the longer-term winners and losers were people who didn't have their name on a ballot. Fortuitous fundraising and a focus on presidential prospects helped a few
Senate Elections 2014: Republicans Seize Control of the Senate
Republicans handed a major defeat to President Obama and Senate Democrats on Tuesday night when they seized control of the Senate by flipping at least seven seats from the Democratic to the GOP column. Republicans secured victory in seven states where Democrats currently hold seats -– Arkansas,