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The Note: The Stage Is Set In Vegas
By MICHAEL FALCONE NOTABLES --WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT HOW HILLARY IS GETTING READY: Hillary Clinton is hunkering down and doing her homework ahead of tomorrow's first Democratic presidential debate. According to a campaign official, she's been holding mock debates to prepare -- with some of her top
The Salt Lake Tribune Sold to Wealthy Industrialist Family
The son of wealthy industrialist Jon Huntsman Sr. has agreed to buy The Salt Lake Tribune, ending uncertainty about the future of Utah's largest independent newspaper
The Note: How Long Before A Trump Slump?
NOTABLES --TAKE ME TO YOUR LEADER: Donald Trump leads the GOP primary field in a new ABC News/Washington Post poll, while also garnering enough support as a hypothetical independent candidate in the general election to potentially damage his party's chances , ABC's GARY LANGER notes. That's even
What George Pataki's Entry Means for the 2016 Presidential Race
Republicans have no shortage of presidential contenders, and the field just got even more crowded. Former New York Gov. George Pataki became the eighth Republican to officially launch a 2016 White House bid on Sunday, telling supporters at an event in Exeter, N.H., that he can pull it off, even as
Rubio vs. Rand: Feuding Like It's 2016
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES RUBIO CALLS RAND PAUL ‘CHIEF CHEERLEADER’ OF OBAMA FOREIGN POLICY: Sen. Marco Rubio responded to criticism from fellow Republican and potential 2016 presidential rival Sen. Rand Paul over his position on Cuba, insisting that he would oppose the ...
Obama Charts His Own Course On Immigration
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES HAPPENING TONIGHT: At 8 p.m. Eastern, President Obama will announce a major executive action on immigration reform, ABC’s JIM AVILA reports. “Our immigration system has been broken for decades — and every minute we fail to act, millions of people...
Seven Days, Six States, Countdown To Election Day
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES A DOUBLE PUNCH OF ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL DISSATISFACTION marks public attitudes in the closing week of the 2014 midterm campaign – a dynamic that reflects poorly on the president’s performance, bolstering his Republican opponents. The discontent in the
What North Carolina Can Tell Us About The Nation
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES DEBATE REWIND: Last night, ABC’s GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS moderated a one-hour U.S. Senate debate in North Carolina between Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan and her challenger, Republican State House Speaker Thom Tillis. In case you missed it, here’s a rundown
Jon Huntsman Calls Hacking Charges Against China Military Officers 'Symbolic'
Former U.S. ambassador to China Jon Huntsman described the hacking charges announced this week against five Chinese military officers by the Justice Department as “symbolic” and said the United States will need to get more serious about the actions it takes to counter China’s alleged...