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Election 2014 Scorecard: How 6 Potential 2016 GOP Presidential Candidates Fared on the Campaign Trail
We know that Election Day 2014 left the Democrats seeing red. But with midterms behind us, the focus now shifts to 2016. The midterms gave potential 2016 nominees a chance to hit the campaign trail early – for other candidates, of course. Bill and Hillary...
John Kerry Defends His Diplomatic Efforts: 'I May Fail - I Don't Care'
Appearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Secretary of State John Kerry defiantly defended his diplomatic efforts, saying that while ambitious, they were better than doing nothing. While the purpose of Tuesday’s hearing was to pick through the State Department’s budget, it was ...
Jim Risch : GOP Ready to Fund Homeland Security Amid Shutdown
Republican senator from Idaho says Congress should focus on solving issues the parties agree on.
GOP Senator: What Happens After Syria Strike?
Idaho senator Jim Risch explains his "no" vote authorizing military force in volatile nation.
Military Action in Syria: Where the Senate Stands
The ABC News political unit has put together a “whip count” of how senators are likely to vote on the Syria resolution. The count is based on public statements, interviews with aides, and statements from Tuesday’s Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing — and it could...
Afghanistan Strategy Questioned as New Report Warns of Long-Term Economic Crisis
Ryan Crocker Acknowledges Monumental Challenges in Afghanistan in His Nomination Hearing
The Note's Must-Reads for Thursday May 05, 2011
Compiled by ABC News Digital News Associates and Desk Assistants Claudia Morales, Jacqueline Fernandez, Jayce Henderson, and Amanda VanAllen PRESIDENT OBAMA/BIN LADEN: The Washington Post’s Scott Wilson and Anne Kornblut: “In bin Laden victory, echoes of the Bush years” As...
Sen. Collins: ‘Defies Credibility’ that Pakistanis Didn’t Know Bin Laden Whereabouts
ABC News’ Rick Klein reports: The US relationship with Pakistan has come under harsh scrutiny in the wake of the killing of Osama bin Laden – who was found at a large compound in a populated area just down the...
Republicans Duel Over Bin Laden Photo Release
ABC News’ Rick Klein reports: The debate over whether to release photos of the corpse of Osama bin Laden has not broken down along party lines. On ABC’s “Top Line” today, we saw the debate play out between two plugged-in...
GOP Sen. Risch: Harsh Interrogations Produced ‘Initial Thread’ that Led to Bin Laden
ABC News’ Rick Klein reports: The killing of Osama bin Laden has renewed the debate over the Bush-era “enhanced interrogation techniques” that were banned by President Obama, with voices inside the Republican Party – including many former Bush administration officials...