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Hillary Revising History of Her Iran Sanctions Role, Senator Claims
Hillary Clinton is exaggerating her role in imposing sanctions on Iran when she was Secretary of State in what one Republican said today was a “blatant revision of history.” Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., made the accusation a day after Clinton told the American Jewish Committee...
Greener Pastures Await Retiring Members in the Congressional Afterlife
With each passing day, more members of Congress seem to be heading for the exits . So far in this Congress, 15 members of the House have retired, a loss of a combined more than 240 years of service by the end of this year. In the Senate, seven members have announced that they’re leaving official
Call Immigration Chuck Schumer's Legacy-Defining Issue
Chuck Schumer set his alarm clock early each morning to fly back to Washington D.C. from New York in late 1986. At the Capitol, he was immersed in intense negotiations over a major immigration reform bill. In New York, his wife was nine months pregnant. For three weeks straight, he made this daily
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.
California 'Jungle Primary' Alters November Landscape
It’s a jungle out there, as Californian’s discovered this week when they cast ballots in the state’s first nonpartisan primary that sent the top two vote-getters, regardless of party, to the November general election The so-called jungle primary listed all candidates on one single...
Loose Lips, Leaks Investigated, Scott Walker Regrets, Ann Romney Fashion Advice (PM Note)
Before We Deconstruct Wisconsin – More Loose Lips – McCain vs. the White House – Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., fired back today after the White House called his criticism of the administration’s involvement in leaks of classified and sensitive information “grossly irresponsible.” – ...
Wisconsin: The Morning After
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: A WISCONSIN WIN FOR THE GOP: Republicans and Democrats are likely to spend the rest of the week fighting over the meaning of Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s victory in the Wisconsin recall election. And while the...
Rep. Sherman Tops Rep. Berman in Calif. Dem Primary
In California’s most competitive Democrat-vs.-Democrat primary, Brad Sherman has landed the first punch. With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Rep. Sherman topped Rep. Howard Berman by 42 percent to 32 percent in their top-two primary for California’s newly drawn 30th Congressional District in
Obama Will Address Americans from Afghanistan at 7:30 ET, Mitt Takes Manhattan, Remembering Newt, Scofflaw Hotel Assignments
Argue this Point – The Bush administration went to some lengths to tie Osama bin Laden to Iraq. The Obama administration has gone to some lengths today to meld the American politics of Osama bin Laden’s death in Pakistan to an unpopular war in Afghanistan....
Betty White Makes 2012 Campaign Ad Debut
In a congressional race that pits two of California’s Democratic titans against each other, one candidate pulled the gold card, or rather, the Golden card, this week. Rep. Howard Berman, D-Calif., released a campaign ad Monday featuring none other than America’s favorite Golden Girl, Betty...