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Lawmakers Urge FTC to Investigate 'Dark Money' Group Attacking Consumer Watchdog Group
Some lawmakers are trying to find out who's paying so-called "dark money" for ads attacking the watchdog group Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Protect America's Consumers, a political lobbying group, has spent nearly $58,000 on cable TV and online ads disparaging the nearly 5-year-old
The Note: Democratic Debate Speed Read
NOTABLES --5 MOMENTS THAT MATTERED AT THE DEBATE: If there was ever a time for the Democratic presidential candidates to sharpen their attacks on each other, Sunday was it. The final debate before the Iowa caucuses between Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley laid bare differences
Hillary Clinton 'Flattered' by Karl Rove Attack Ad
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton laughed off a new attack ad from a Republican super PAC run by Karl Rove during an interview Sunday on “This Week” with George Stephanopoulos. The web spot, titled “Hillary’s Bull Market ,” was launched by American Crossroads , which is run by the
'This Week' Transcript: Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders
THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT FOR 'THIS WEEK' ON JANUARY 17, 2016 and it will be updated. GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS: So, we have some news. Four American hostages including Jason Rezaian released by Iran. Now, you said that was never going to happen. You blamed Obama. Ready to give him credit? DONALD TRUMP
Ready for Rubio?
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES EXCLUSIVE — MARCO RUBIO MOVES TOWARD 2016 PRESIDENTIAL BID: Sen. Marco Rubio has begun taking concrete steps toward launching a presidential bid, asking his top advisors to prepare for a campaign, signing on a leading Republican fundraiser, and ...
EXCLUSIVE: Marco Rubio Moves Toward 2016 Presidential Bid
Sen. Marco Rubio has begun taking concrete steps toward launching a presidential bid, asking his top advisors to prepare for a campaign, signing on a leading Republican fundraiser, and planning extensive travel to early-voting states in the coming weeks, ABC News has learned. "He has told us to
Why These Are The Most Expensive Midterms Elections Ever
This year's elections are expected to be the costliest midterm elections ever due in large part to the massive increase in unfettered spending, much of it called "dark money," made possible by a 2010 Supreme Court ruling. The bottom line for this year's races is going to come down to $3.67 billion,
Why Democrats and Republicans Alike Love to See Elizabeth Warren on the Campaign Trail
Republican or Democrat, everyone wants Elizabeth Warren to hit the campaign trail — but for different reasons. Today is a big day on the 2014 trail in West Virginia, with both Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., stumping for GOP Senate candidate Shelley Moore Capito and Sen....
The Perry, Paul Brawl
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES CLASH OF THE POTENTIAL 2016ers: The clash between Gov. Rick Perry and Sen. Rand Paul became more direct today with Paul’s Op-Ed this morning rebutting Perry’s critique of his foreign policy, ABC’s RICK KLEIN notes. Don’t miss the dig about...
Obama's Border Play
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES TODAY AT THE WHITE HOUSE: President Obama is juggling a request for funding to tackle the crisis at the border, his Oval Office meeting with the NATO Secretary General, and the start of his three-day trip to Colorado and Texas,...