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Congress Gone Wild? Lawmakers Take on Spring Break
ABC’s Alexander Mallin, Erin Dooley and Ryan Struyk report: Congress’ annual two-week Spring vacation from the nation’s capital is well underway, and many of the 535 lawmakers are following the tradition of sharing their wild (and in some cases, mild) experiences via social media. What...
Trio of House Dems in Race for Charity - Boston Marathon
Politicians are used to running and raising money, but today three House Democrats ran in the Boston Marathon to raise money for charities that help victims of last year’s finish line bombing. Reps. Joe Kennedy III and Stephen Lynch, both from Massachusetts, joined Rep. Kyrsten...
Reps. Sinema and Kennedy Running Boston Marathon to Honor Bombing Victims
“A marathon is a celebration of life and endurance and the human spirit,” Rep. Kyrsten Sinema says. “Runners are such a tight-knit community. Even if we don’t know each other, we treat each other like friends.” Next week, Sinema, a freshman Democrat from Arizona, will...
Fasters for Immigration Reform Pass Torch to New Group
For 22 days, a group of activists has gone without food in hopes of getting Congress to vote on immigration reform. But now, they’ve reached their limit. Four demonstrators, including union leader Eliseo Medina, announced Tuesday they are ending their hunger strike and passing the...
New Kennedys: 4 Members of Clan Who Could Carry Political Torch
“Let the word go forth from this time and place, to friend and foe alike, that the torch has been passed to a new generation of Americans”- President John F. Kennedy. There is no family in American politics who is quite on par with the...
Caroline Kennedy: 'Humbled' To Carry On Legacy of JFK
Testifying before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Thursday, Caroline Kennedy said she would be “humbled” to carry on the legacy of her father if she is confirmed to be the next U.S. ambassador to Japan. “I am conscious of my responsibility to uphold the...
JFK Eternal Flame to Burn in Ireland
The John F. Kennedy Eternal Flame generated new light today. Part of the flame was taken by torch from the presidential memorial at his gravesite in Arlington National Cemetery and is being transported to New Ross, County Wexford, Ireland. The flame will be placed at a memorial there in celebration
Bill Clinton Praises Jason Collins on Athlete's Coming Out
Two members of the Clinton family are praising NBA center Jason Collins for becoming the first male athlete in a major professional sport to come out as gay. Former President Bill Clinton noted that his daughter Chelsea went to Stanford with Collins and is a friend...
Political Prowess: The Kennedy Dynasty
Caroline Kennedy is apparently following in the footsteps forged by many in her family. She is expected to be named U.S. ambassador to Japan, replacing current ambassador John Roos, who assumed the role in 2009. Kennedy, 55, is the only living child of President John Kennedy. Check out which other