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Donald Trump Supporter's 'Mazel Tov Cocktail' Comment Delights Twitter
How is the 2016 election different from all others? For one, it has gotten “mazel tov” to trend on Twitter. The reason: Critiquing rapper Jay Z on CNN Sunday night, Donald Trump supporter Scottie Nell Hughes alleged that one of his videos started off “with a crowd throwing mazel tov cocktails.” The
The Note: Obama Floats Above The Fray - For Now
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES STEADY AS HE GOES: Americans, in a new ABC News-Washington Post poll out today, sharply reject special scrutiny of conservative groups by the Internal Revenue Service, suspect an administration cover-up of the Benghazi incident and express substantial
Excuses, Excuses: Gore Blames Altitude For Obama Debate Performance
President Obama has enjoyed some glorious nights during the course of his high-flying political career. But the occasion of his first 2012 debate with Republican challenger Mitt Romney will not rank among them. For so long cast as the awkward, hapless politician, Romney turned...
In Response to James Franco on Commencement Speeches
Over the past few months, in preparation for and in reflection of the commencement address I had the privilege of giving at the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University on May 12, I watched scores of them on YouTube and read literally hundreds of them as well as their reviews. A few
Facebook Lobbying Shop Gets More Bipartisan
ABC News' Michael Ono reports: Facebook, which has come under fire from conservatives for being too partisan, today hired two new Republican lobbyists. The Republican hires bring their Washington office into balance – two Republicans and two Democrats - but...
The Note's Must-Reads for Janurary 25th, 2011
Compiled by ABC News Digital News Associates and Desk Assistant Jacqueline Ng. Fernandez, Claudia Morales, Jayce Henderson and Molly Hunter STATE OF THE UNION: The Washington Post’s David Fahrenthold and Krissah Thompson: “The Stories behind the visitors in the State...
Reince Priebus: Fundraising top job as RNC chairman
Reince Priebus, the unassuming Wisconsin lawyer who is the new chairman of the Republican National Committee, is moving swiftly to lure back the major contributors who broke from the committee during Michael Steele's rocky tenure, as he tries to rebuild a debt-ridden party before the 2012
The Note's Must-Reads for Monday, April 12, 2010
The Note's Must-Reads are a round-up of today's political headlines and stories from ABC News and the top U.S. newspapers. Posted Monday through Friday right here at www.abcnews.com Compiled by ABC News’ JAYCE HENDERSON, PETER MARTINEZ, KRISTEN RED-HORSE, CLAUDIA MORALES...
Former Bush Speech Writer on Health Care: "Repeal is Literally Impossible"
David Frum and Matthew Dowd discuss the after math of the new health care bill and what it all might mean for the GOP.
Bounce Step: Health care’s fallout drives crowded agenda
This congressional break seems different -- and it's not just a quick presidential trip to Afghanistan that gives it a different tone.