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New Hampshire's 1st Congressional District Race 2014: ABC News' '14 For '14'
ABC News' "14 For 14" project is documenting 14 races that matter between now and November. This page will be updated throughout the year. See the full list of 2014 midterm election contests the ABC News political team is tracking. THE PLAYERS Rep. Carol Shea-Porter Democrat Represented the
Viral Videos That Derailed Political Careers
Caught on Camera! Viral Moments and Ads That Wounded and Ended Some Political Careers
Paul Ryan, Statesman or Sellout? (The Note)
By RICK KLEIN (@rickklein) Just about everything you need to know about the position and predicament of the Republican Party is laid bare by the reaction to the budget deal cut by House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan. The hero/heartthrob of fiscal conservatives – the author...
Rep . Ann Kuster Dodges Benghazi Question
Democrat from New Hampshire was asked to explain her position on the terrorist attack.
Viral Video: Watch Democratic Rep . Ann Kuster Deflect Benghazi Question
Rep. Ann Kuster, a freshman Democrat from New Hampshire, tripped up when asked to explain her position on the Benghazi terrorist attack in a video posted to YouTube. The clip begins with Kuster reading a written question out loud asking for her opinion about House...
Here's What Congress Actually Accomplished This Year
Congress' numbers are bad on all fronts. In addition to the most recent Gallup pol l that put public approval of Capitol Hill at just 9 percent, Congress is poised to pass the fewest number of laws in 66 years. As the last month of the year begins, Congress has passed fewer than 60 new laws since
'Doomsday' For The Fiscal Cliff? (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: WILL MORTGAGE DEDUCTIONS FALL OFF THE CLIFF? ABC will take a look at a handful of specific revenue sources as fiscal-cliff talks continue, and today ABC’s Shushannah Walshe reports on the home-mortgage deduction: The ...
Obama: Buttering Up The Base, Expanding The Map (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) Isn’t it ironic? The candidate who ran against the war in Iraq and for a “post-partisan” political atmosphere is now the president who killed Osama bin Laden and, as of today, Anwar al-Awlaki, but who is presiding...
Romney Rising. Why? It’s The Economy, Stupid (The Note)
Less than a week after officially kicking off his presidential campaign, Mitt Romney is staring to earn his front-runner label. A new ABC News-Washington Post poll out this morning not only puts the former Massachusetts governor on top of the field of Republican presidential contenders, it also ...
As Donald Trump Parachutes Into New Hampshire, GOP Worries About A ‘Fringe’ Primary (The Note)
Donald Trump is making his first visit as a potential presidential candidate to this first-in-the-nation primary state today as he tests the waters for what is shaping up to be an unpredictable -- but increasingly likely -- bid for the Republican nomination.