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Joe Biden Slams 'Biden Rule,' Calls for Consideration of Merrick Garland to SCOTUS
Vice President Joe Biden called on Senate Republicans today to consider President Obama's Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland , while also defending his past comments that Republicans have used to defend their move to deny Obama the ability to fill the seat of the late Justice Antonin Scalia .
Pope Francis Addresses Congress at US Capitol
The pontiff touched on immigration, the death penalty, climate change and the refugee crisis.
Post-State of the Union Breakdown: The State of President Obama's Message
ABC News' political experts Rick Klein and Jeff Zeleny analyze the president's address and the Republican response.
Obama and Immigration: What He Did vs. How He Did it
A slim majority of Americans support the immigration program created by Barack Obama’s executive action – but divisions on whether he exceeded his authority impede most of the political capital he might have gained. Overall, 52 percent support Obama’s initiative, with 44 percent opposed. But...
Midterm Elections 2014: Republicans Take Control of the Senate
ABC's Dan Harris takes a look at what the midterm election results mean for President Obama and the rest of country.
Majority Of Millennials Turn On Obama, Favor a GOP-Led Congress
Many Democrats who are fighting to win re-election next week were swept into office with President Obama in 2008, with the help of millennial voters. Now, more than half of likely 18-29 year-old voters want a Republican-led Congress, according to a new poll from the Harvard University Institute of
North Carolina Senate Race 2014: ABC News' '14 For 14'
ABC News' "14 For 14" project is documenting 14 races that matter between now and November. This page will be updated throughout the year. See the full list of 2014 midterm election contests the ABC News political team is tracking. THE STATE North Carolina THE PLAYERS Sen. Kay Hagan (Incumbent)
7 Ways Obama Basically Called Republicans Bums Today
As if to say, "don't let the door hit you on your way out," President Obama -- on the eve of the August Congressional recess -- decided to take a big swat at Republican lawmakers today. Obama summarily dismissed efforts by the GOP to refashion a bill to address the humanitarian crisis at the
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES ANALYSIS — ABC’s JEFF ZELENY: As Congress races to finish its paltry to-do list before leaving town for five weeks, there’s a feeling of unease among wise lawmakers in both parties. They’ve had all summer to address critical hot-button issues...
'Do Nothing' Congress Gets Busy - Raising Campaign Cash
If you’re looking for a senator or member of Congress this week, you may have better luck at The Capital Grille than the Capitol. This final stretch of July is not just the last chance for Congress to address highway funding and the border crisis before a five-week vacation. It’s also the end of