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No, President Obama Has Not Said He Is Refusing to Leave Office
A recent article making waves on Facebook claims that President Obama has refused to step down from the presidency, given the results of the 2016 presidential election. The article -- "Breaking: Barack Obama Refusing To Leave Office: 'I Cannot, in Good Conscience, Cede the Presidency to Donald
Fact-Checking Donald Trump's Immigration Speech
Donald Trump discussed immigration in a speech in Phoenix Wednesday. ABC News fact-checked several of his claims that touched on the federal government's immigration track record, as well as Trump's policy proposals and those of his Democratic challenger, Hillary Clinton . Undocumented Immigrant
Wall Street Bonuses Subject to Tighter Regulation Under New Proposed Rule
Senior Wall Street executives might have to wait longer for their full bonuses, according to a proposed rule announced by financial regulators today. After years of delay, six U.S. financial regulatory authorities are still working on a proposed rule regulating incentive pay, which some believe
More Trouble Brewing for Rand Paul Super PACs?
Just weeks after the leader of a Super PAC supporting Rand Paul was indicted, it was revealed that another Super PAC supporting the Kentucky senator and presidential hopeful has been dormant since June. Politico first reported today that Purple PAC, a Super PAC founded by Ed Crane, has not been
Meet Mike Huckabee: Everything You Need To Know (And Probably Didn’t Know) About The 2016 Republican Presidential Candidate
Name: Michael Dale "Mike" Huckabee Party: Republican Declared as a candidate: May 5, 2015 in Hope, Arkansas What he does now: Huckabee, 59, was a talk show host on Fox News Channel until resigning in January to begin preparations for his presidential bid. He is also the author of several books with
Obamacare Under Fire, Again
ABC's Terry Moran on the arguments at the Supreme Court this week over the Affordable Care Act.
State of the Union 2015 Fact Check: Obama’s Rhetoric vs. Reality
ABC's Ali Weinberg, Luis Martinez, Justin Fishel, Mike Levine, Alex Mallin, Katherine Faulders, Ben Siegel, Katelyn Marmon and Christopher Mudd report: Fact Check 1 -- Economic Growth Fact Check 2 -- Gas Prices Fact Check 3 -- The War on ISIS Fact Check 4 -- Education Fact Check 5 -- Job Creation
Excerpt: 'The Tyranny of Silence' by Flemming Rose
Excerpted from ‘The Tyranny of Silence‘ by Flemming Rose, by arrangement with the Cato Institute (USA), Inc., Copyright © Cato Institute 2014 Chapter One: From Where I Stand It’s a Sunday morning in 2009, and I’m standing under the shower in a hotel room in...
Little-Known Legal Challenge That Could Torpedo Obamacare
While the Supreme Court considers one challenge to a provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), a federal appeals court located just blocks away is contemplating a separate challenge that could have much more dire consequences for the future of the law. “What you’re asking...
Winners and Losers of Supreme Court's Latest Campaign-Finance Ruling
The Supreme Court has ruled on campaign money yet again. After paving the way for super PACs with its Citizens United decision in 2010, the Roberts court has struck down the Federal Election Commission’s aggregate limit on campaign contributions. Before today, individuals couldn’t give more...