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Democrats Poised for Heated Debate on Israel, Free Trade at Final Platform Meeting
Democrats are gearing up for a final showdown over the party platform on Friday, where a committee will meet to approve a draft that will outline the party’s goals for the next four years. All signs are pointing to a contentious meeting, specifically over positions on free trade and the
The Note: Trump Clinches the Nomination
NOTABLES DONALD TRUMP CLINCHES REPUBLICAN NOMINATION AFTER SECURING REQUIRED DELEGATES: Donald Trump has reached the number of delegates needed to secure the Republican Party 's presidential nomination . Based on ABC News’ analysis of pledged delegates won and commitments made by unbound delegates,
The Democratic Party's Coming Collision on Israel
The Democratic primary may be over after California votes on June 7, but loyalists to Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders appear to be on a collision course over what the Democratic Party stands for — especially on the issue of Israel . On this week’s “Powerhouse Politics” podcast , ABC News’ Chief
Ted Cruz Booed Off Stage at Middle-East Christians' Group
It’s not every day that you see a presidential contender getting booed off stage. But that’s what happened Wednesday night when Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, widely viewed as a likely Republican candidate for the White House in 2016, addressed a group called In Defense of...
Party Wars - What Are They Good For? (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES GOP SEIZES ON DEMOCRATS’ ‘WAR ON WOMEN’: Turnabout is fair play according to Republicans who are now turning the “war on women” back on Democrats. With the help of a few local Democratic politicians with sordid pasts (Anthony Weiner...
Hillary Clinton Super PAC Pulls Donors from Obamaland
Hillary Clinton’s super PAC is up and running with millions in the bank. Some of it comes from President Obama’s biggest financial backers in 2012. The group Ready for Hillary, created by supporters of the former secretary of state, raised $1.25 million in its first...
The Note's Must-Reads for Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Compiled by ABC News’ Amanda VanAllen, Jayce Henderson and Jordan Mazza BUDGET PLANS ABC News’ John Parkinson: “Will Fractured House Republicans Unite on Budget?” Tomorrow morning, House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan will release the latest version of his budget blueprint, setting the federal ...
News analysis: Libya endgame may vindicate Obama's strategy
President Obama was in Brazil five months ago when he sent U.S. troops into a third war zone in Libya. Today, he's in Martha's Vineyard as that effort approaches its end. His distance from the corridors of power could serve as a metaphor for his Libya policy: not too far away to be involved, but
Obama Speech Backlash on Call to Reinstate 1967 Mideast Borders
President Obama's Suggestion Invokes Criticism From Israel, Some Republicans
White House considering releasing bin Laden photo
The White House is considering whether to release photographs of Osama bin Laden taken after Navy SEALs killed him, but administration officials are concerned the image is too gruesome to share. Press secretary Jay Carney said Tuesday that officials are concerned about the "sensitivity" of