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Special counsel Robert Mueller has assembled team of 16 seasoned prosecutors
Special Counsel Robert Mueller has assembled a team of more than a dozen seasoned prosecutors to probe Russian interference in the 2016 election, including any potential collusion between Russian agents and members of Donald Trump’s campaign. In addition to a squad of agents from the FBI and the
'This country was founded on white supremacy'
ABC News' Amna Nawaz speaks with Heidi Beirich of the Southern Poverty Law Center's Intelligence Project on this episode of "Uncomfortable."
Scenes From a War Room: Spying on GOP With Top Oppo Hitmen
“It’s the big donkey to the left,” says a security guard in the lobby of one of the most sophisticated — and potently effective — political opposition research organizations in the country. The guard stands between the prying eyes of outsiders and operatives inside the...
Viral Videos That Derailed Political Careers
Caught on Camera! Viral Moments and Ads That Wounded and Ended Some Political Careers
5 Politicians Who Made Racist Remarks
Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) is only the latest politician to make racial comments.
Gay Rights and Same Sex Marriage: Chuck Robb Was Early Senate Advocate
In 1996 Virginia Sen. Chuck Robb, a Democrat, was the only Southerner at the time to vote against the federal Defense of Marriage Act. It was a bold act at the time, but it's something that now seems prescient. As a follow-up to our story last week in which we examined politicians following the
The 2012 Campaign Superlatives
The 2012 presidential campaign was filled with memorable moments, good, bad and just plain bizarre. And now that the campaign is over, it's time to sift through those ups and downs and determine who won, who lost, and who was just confused. So scroll through ABC News' list of 2012 superlatives.
Republicans Return Romney's Parting Gift (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: UNMASKED — THE AGENT WHO LAUNCHED THE PETRAEUS PROBE: ABC’s Brian Ross reports for “Good Morning America” that the FBI agent who launched the probe was identified overnight. Tampa socialite Jill Kelley went to 47-year-old
GOP Asks: What Went Wrong? (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: REACHING OUT — OBAMA CALLS CONGRESSIONAL LEADERS: Fresh off his successful re-election bid, President Obama placed phone calls to congressional leaders on both sides of the aisle yesterday, including House Speaker John ...
Election Day's Biggest Loser (Other Than Romney)
Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson gambled more than $54 million on Tuesday's elections. And he lost. The quixotic chairman of the Las Vegas Sands gaming company rose to the top of campaign giving in 2012, gaining notoriety for almost single-handedly staking the campaign of Republican primary contender