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ANALYSIS: No, Hillary Clinton Did Not Commit a Crime ... at Least Based on What We Know Today
Dan Abrams is ABC News' legal analyst. This article originally appeared on his new law and crime site LawNewz.com . Opinions expressed below are solely those of the author. As the 2016 campaign heats up, so too the clarion calls for Hillary Clinton to be charged with a federal crime stemming from
New Year, New Congress
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES FIVE THINGS GOP CONGRESS EXPECTED TO TACKLE IN NEW YEAR: New Republican majorities poised to take control of Capitol Hill this week have a to-do list that will challenge the White House during President Obama’s final two years in office....
Former Chef of Disgraced Gov. McDonnell Says Wife Was ‘Not Balanced’
Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen McDonnell Were Convicted on Corruption Charges
NFL borrows prep, college playbooks
Want to know what trends will dominate the NFL in five years? Attend a high school or small-college football game. Because tactics on display during the NFL's opening weekend were high school and small college all the way. The big ideas on offense in the NFL in recent seasons -- the zone-read rush,
NATO Summit Winds Down
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES WHAT THEY’RE TALKING ABOUT: The White House described the first day of the NATO summit — Thursday — as a “diagnosis” day, where the leaders laid out and took stock of the top global challenges, from ISIS to ebola. Today...
Ex-Virginia Gov . Bob McDonnell , Wife Guilty of Corruption
A Richmond jury today convicted former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on 11 of 14 corruption counts. His co-defendant wife Maureen McDonnell was found guilty on nine corruption counts and obstruction of justice. The charges stemmed from granting favors to a wealthy Virginia businessman in exchange for
The Note: Stepping Toward Showdown
By John R. Parkinson (jparkABC) NOTABLES WHITE HOUSE PREPS LEGAL CASE FOR IMMIGRATION STEPS, the AP’s JOSH LEDERMAN notes: “With impeachment threats and potential lawsuits looming, President Barack Obama knows whatever executive actions he takes on immigration will face intense opposition. So
History in Seattle's way; NFC preview
The 2013 NFL season ended with the Seattle Seahawks crushing Denver in the Super Bowl. But will they even reach the playoffs this season? Recent precedent says no. The two prior Super Bowl victors, the Ravens and Giants, failed to reach the postseason the following year. Those two clubs were a
The Note: Rick Perry on the Road Again
By CHRIS GOOD (@c_good) NOTABLES RICK PERRY IS ON TO NEW HAMPSHIRE: Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been defiant in the face of his recent indictment, and he’s taking laps around the nation’s major political destinations. Having visited D.C. for a speech at Heritage yesterday,...