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White Supremacist David Duke Announces US Senate Run With Praise for Donald Trump
White supremacist and former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke announced a run for U.S. Senate in Louisiana in a web video today, linking his campaign to the message of Donald Trump ’s presidential bid. “I was the first major candidate in modern times to promote the term and policy of ‘America
Congressman Blasts Rival as Spreading Prostitution Claims
Republican U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany is blaming one of his GOP rivals in Louisiana's U.S. Senate race for spreading allegations that Boustany was involved with prostitutes who were later killed
The 2009 Discovery of Terrorists in Kentucky Comes Full Circle
A group of at least 10 U.S. senators wants to know whether the government has any more information about a security breach that led to a six-month shutdown of the Iraqi refugee program five years ago, and whether the United States has information on any other suspected terrorists who might have
The Note: The Joe Biden, Paul Ryan Split Screen
NOTABLES --PAUL RYAN IS WILLING TO BE SPEAKER BUT…: Rep. Paul Ryan said that he's willing to run for the House speakership, replacing Rep. John Boehner, if he garners the support of three key Republican groups, ABC’s BENJAMIN SIEGEL reports. Ryan has given the Republican Study Committee, the
How Kim Davis, David Vitter's Vices and a Big-Rig Trucker Could Steer the 2016 Conversation
It may feel like the 2016 race to the White House has sucked all the oxygen out of politics. But the living, breathing state of smaller-scale politics is on full display in three governor’s races that have seen lively debates over immigration and gay rights, the scope of the federal government and
Amy Schumer Says Her 'Heart Is Broken' After Deadly Shooting in Louisiana
Amy Schumer said her heart is broken after a deadly shooting at a movie theater in Lafayette, Louisiana, Thursday night. The shooting was reportedly during a showing of her new movie, "Trainwreck," according to the Associated Press. Schumer tweeted: My heart is broken and all my thoughts and
Congress Seeks a Screening of 'The Interview' and Wants to See 'Director's Cut'
Congress is looking to get into the movie business. Not for just any movie, of course. Before Sony Pictures announced today that there would be a "limited theatrical release" of "The Interview," there was a growing bipartisan call for Washington to host a screening of the Seth Rogen-James Franco
Is Michael Grimm A Goner?
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES NEW YORK REP. MICHAEL GRIMM EXPECTED TO PLEAD GUILTY TO FELONY TAX CHARGE. Rep. Michael Grimm is expected to plead guilty to a felony tax charge, federal officials told ABC News. Grimm, R-New York, is alleged to have solicited...
Meet 2014's Top Mega-Donors
The overwhelming number of Americans who will vote in the mid-term elections on Nov. 5 won't have contributed a penny to their candidates' campaigns. But a handful of people will have given more. A lot more. More than a quarter of the $6 billion contributed to campaigns in 2012 came from about