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Lawmaker with famous last name enters national spotlight
Rep. Joe Kennedy will get the biggest national exposure of his career when he gives the Democratic response to President Donald Trump ’s State of the Union address on Tuesday night. Democratic Leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer picked a young, fresh face to represent the party in prime time.
5 Things You Should Know About Dodd-Frank
ABC News' Rebecca Jarvis explains the law that regulates the financial industry.
Sanders Campaign Calls for Committee Leadership Changes at Convention
The Bernie Sanders campaign is calling to remove Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy and former Massachusetts Rep. Barney Frank from leadership positions on Democratic committees at the national convention, arguing that their allegiance to Hillary Clinton will compromise their neutrality. In a letter to
'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
The true Congressional origin of daily fantasy sports
It has been a month of tumult for the daily fantasy sports (DFS) industry. After allegations of misused inside information (later refuted by a law firm investigation ) by a DraftKings employee went viral, about two dozen private lawsuits have been filed and there are investigations at the state and
Excerpt: Ben Bernanke's 'The Courage to Act'
Excerpted from The Courage to Act: A Memoir of A Crisis and Its Aftermath by Ben S. Bernanke. Copyright © 2015 by Ben S. Bernanke. With permission of the publisher, W. W. Norton & Company, Inc. All rights reserved. Prologue: I Can Still Stop This . . . It was 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 16, 2008.
Barney Frank Says Aaron Schock Should Be ‘Exposed’ If He's Gay
Power Players It took former Rep. Barney Frank 32 years to come out as gay. But now, as rumors swirl alleging that retiring-Rep. Aaron Schock is gay, Frank said the Illinois Republican should be “exposed” if the gossip about his sexual orientation is true because of his voting record on gay issues.
How To Turn A National Crisis Into A National Tragedy (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES ANALYSIS — ABC’s RICK KLEIN: Quick – how do you turn a national crisis into a national tragedy? One way is to do nothing at all. On one level, it’s completely unsurprising that Washington is resigned to the fact that...
5 Races to Watch in Today's Congressional Primaries
ABC’s Shushannah Walshe and Caleb Jackson report: Primary season continues and today six states are voting across the country, including Virginia, South Carolina, Maine, Nevada and North Dakota, along with a run-off election in Arkansas. WHO’S ON THE BALLOT? Today’s marquee race is a primary...
Michael Sam will be a role model
Michael Sam is going to be just fine, and so will the NFL team lucky enough to draft the Missouri pass-rusher. Sam is riding a wave, not creating one. An overwhelming influx of cash stripped American sports and its superstars of their ability to be revolutionary catalysts for progressive change.