John E. Sununu News
Donald Trump's New Finance Head Has History of Donating to Democrats
Donald Trump 's new national finance chairman has at least one thing in common with the boss in that they both have a history of donating to politicians of different political stripes. While his GOP rivals slammed Trump for having donated in the past to his likely competitor, Hillary Clinton , as
Budget Battle Ahead (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES BUDGET KNIVES COME OUT: This is something we’ve never seen from a Democratic president, ABC’s Chief White House Correspondent JONATHAN KARL notes: “An official White House budget that includes cuts to both Social Security and Medicare. White House ...
Scott Brown: Laugh Line Or 'Serious' Threat To Jeanne Shaheen In New Hampshire?
ABC News’ Michael Falcone reports: Thursday night, after former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown refused to rule out a run for U.S. Senate in New Hampshire against Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, national Democrats chuckled. “Is it possible to quote someone laughing?” the Democratic Senatorial Campaign ...
The Rocky Path To Citizenship
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES TWO ROADS DIVERGED: Nearly six in 10 Americans support a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants, according to the latest ABC News-Washington Post poll out today, but Republicans are firm in their opposition by a wide margin — a challenge...
The Next Sununu: Like Father, Like Son?
ABC News’ Michael Falcone reports: His father, John H. Sununu, was the governor of New Hampshire, a former White House chief of staff and, most recently, a fire-breathing surrogate for Mitt Romney. His brother, John E. Sununu, was elected to three terms in the House...
Romney Backers Criticize Obama on Debt, Compare US Economy to Greece
As part of its weeklong push to criticize President Barack Obama on the economy and the deficit, the Republican National Committee and the Romney campaign today hit the president on the national debt. On an RNC conference call Wednesday, New Hampshire lawmakers never mentioned the...
Cain on Policy Changes: Nobody’s Perfect; Obama Swings Again on Foreclosures (Since the Morning Note)
If you didn’t spend all day tuned into the political blogs and the cable shows, here’s what you missed since the Morning Note. Herman Cain wants you to know he’s not perfect. Nobody (since Jesus, he said) is. And he’s going to admit he’s wrong...
Political Dynasties Fade in 2010
A Reid running in Nevada ? As sure a proposition as a Dodd running in Connecticut . That was then. But, now, some of the biggest brand names in politics are showing signs of growing stale. In Massachusetts, the Kennedy Senate seat -- in the family for virtually half a century -- is set to be filled
'COP' warns that bad assets still threaten banks
Despite signs the financial system has stabilized, banks remain threatened by billions of dollars of bad loans on their balance sheets, and more could fail if the economy worsens, a congressional watchdog panel says. Ten months into the federal rescue program, the troubled assets "remain a
Clem's Chronicles: Torture/Craigslist Killer/Pirate Arraigned
Howdy folks...don't have the magic hyperlinks for you to see our stories, so here's hoping you watched on your tv set already. Lots of news tonight..... OBAMA/TORTURE MEMO U-TURN-When the “torture memos” were released last Thursday, President Obama said in...