Brian Schweitzer News
Prison sought for ex-Montana lawmaker, convicted meth dealer
Federal prosecutors are recommending a former Montana House majority leader be sentenced to 28 years in prison for drug trafficking
Obama Cashes In Out West (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES IN THE MONEY: President Obama wakes up in San Francisco this morning and has a full day of fundraising on the West Coast, ABC’s MARY BRUCE notes. Today, the president attends a House Majority PAC event in San Francisco, followed...
Six Top Democrats Who Aren't So Ready For Hillary
Hillary Clinton has remained coy on her potential presidential candidacy in 2016, but that hasn’t stopped Democrats from endorsing her. The Ready For Hillary Super PAC has been in full swing organizing Clinton supporters, and in January 60 congressmen said they would endorse her if...
The Congressional Clock Is Ticking
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES ANALYSIS — ABC’s RICK KLEIN: Texas Gov. Rick Perry will grab the immigration headlines today with a decision to assign some 1,000 National Guard troops to the Rio Grande Valley, according to local reports. But for the White House, the...
5 Stories You'll Care About in Politics This Week
We never thought Scott Walker and Karl Rove would wish they worked at the IRS, but we do think they wish their old e-mails weren’t around anymore. We never thought Brian Schweitzer was a real threat to Hillary Clinton, but we did think he’d get to 2015 before making that obvious. We never thought
Enviros On Offense (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES TOM STEYER’S GAME PLAN: Billionaire Tom Steyer’s super PAC has outlined its plans for the 2014 elections, ABC’s RICK KLEIN reports. $100 million spread across seven states: Senate races in Colorado, Iowa, Michigan, and New Hampshire, and governor’s ...
'This Week': Powerhouse Roundtable II
Cokie Roberts, Van Jones, Rick Santorum, Greta Van Susteren, and Matt Bai on the McDonnell scandal and Chris Christie's future.
Congress In The Doldrums
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES MISERY LOVES COMPANY (IN CONGRESS): Merely a third of Americans approve of the way the Democrats in Congress are handling their jobs – and even fewer, just a quarter, approve of their Republican counterparts. That hold-your-nose result in the latest...
Kristol and Schweitzer Spar on Iraq
Former Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer and the Weekly Standard's Bill Kristol on "This Week."
'This Week': Powerhouse Roundtable
Cokie Roberts, Bill Kristol, Ana Navarro, Brian Schweitzer, and Ben Smith on "This Week."