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Sen. Chuck Grassley Honored for Wacky Tweets and Voting Record
It’s probably the first time anyone’s been honored on the Senate floor for tweeting about Snickers ice cream from Dairy Queen. But that’s exactly the distinction Sen. Chuck Grassley , who is known for his irreverent and sometimes incomprehensible Twitter dispatches, received today as he was praised
Mitt Romney Not Running for President in 2016: Fellow Pols React
Mitt Romney spent the past few weeks hinting that he might be considering another bid for the White House -- so his announcement this morning that he would not run for president in 2016 caught many by surprise. Here's how some of the people who might have run against Romney reacted to his official
Congressional Santa Saves Christmas With Vote to Avert Government Shutdown (For Now)
He’s not out of the woods yet, but House Speaker John Boehner may have received the ultimate present from Santa today as lawmakers pressed forward on a massive $1.1 trillion spending bill. The House voted 214-212 -- narrowly averting catastrophe to pass a procedural vote to advance to debate on the
The Note: Ferguson Under Fire
The Note 11/25/2014 The Note: Ferguson Under Fire By SHUSHANNAH WALSHE (@shushwalshe) NOTABLES FERGUSON LATEST: Live Updates as Ferguson reacts to grand jury’s decision not to indict officer Darren Wilson: http://abcn.ws/11rIqK6 And more from the unrest overnight, which St. Louis County Police
Rep.-Elect Debbie Dingell on What Her Husband John Is Not Telling Her
Rep.-Elect Debbie Dingell, D-Michigan, is no stranger to the halls of the Congress. Her husband, the 88-year-old dean of the House, Rep. John Dingell , has served on the Hill since 1955. But now, Rep.-Elect Dingell, 61, is set to take on the U.S. Congress herself -- representing her retiring
The 7 Luckiest and Unluckiest Freshman Members of Congress
It’s not every day you spot suits doing backflips in the halls of the U.S. House of Representatives. But this week, the rules were different. The 57 new members of the 114th Congress, gathered in a Capitol committee room to draw numbers for Congressional Office Lottery, needed all the luck they
Why One Congressman Is Tweeting the Whole Constitution Today
Today is the U.S. Constitution’s 227th birthday, now known as a federal holiday called Constitution Day. Instead of boring you with a history lesson, relearn about it by watching this short educational Schoolhouse Rock video. Now take a look at how some lawmakers are celebrating...
Why One Congressman Is Tweeting Out the Whole Constitution
Today is the U.S. Constitution’s 227th birthday, celebrated as a federal holiday called Constitution Day. Instead of boring you with a history lesson, re-learn about it by watching this short educational Schoolhouse Rock video. Now take a look at how some lawmakers are celebrating Constitution...
Ex-Ford CEO May Be Mulling Presidential Bid
The former president and CEO of Ford Motors may be eyeing an even more impressive title: President of the United States. Asked by ABC News’ Dan Harris if he would ever make a bid for the White House, Alan Mulally pointedly did not rule it...
Turning Words Into Action
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES THE PRESIDENT’S PLAN: In an address to the nation last night, President Obama laid out his most detailed plan yet to “lead a broad coalition” to confront the vexing problem of ISIS, the militant group that executed American journalists James Foley ...