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Roy Moore's defiant road in pursuit of a US Senate seat
In his nearly three decades in the public eye, Roy Moore has never been one to shy away from controversy or confrontation. Whether it’s the public display of the Ten Commandments or his refusal to enforce the U.S. Supreme Court’s legalization of same-sex marriage, Moore has gained national
Celebs, politicians post tributes to comedian and activist Dick Gregory
The death of comedian and activist Dick Gregory at age 84 on Saturday prompted a flood of tributes on Twitter from celebrities, activists and others. Jane Sanders recalled how her husband, Bernie Sanders , Democratic senator from Vermont and former presidential candidate, once spent a night in jail
Powerhouse Roundtable weighs in on James Comey's dramatic testimony
We're back with the roundtable. Here is our chief political analyst Matthew dowd, Sara Fagen, also CNBC contributor and Keith Ellison, deputy chair of the DNC and Republican strategist Alex Castellanos and our longtime contributor democratic strategist Donna Brazile. Of course, you ran the DNC last
Dowd: Democrats 'can't get ahead of their skis' on Russia investigation
We have a lot to talk about now on our "Roundtable." Joined by Matthew dowd, democratic congressman Keith Ellison. The deputy chair of the DNC. Christopher ruddy, news max CEO, and democratic strategist Stephanie cutter. What a dizzying ten days it's been since the president fired James Comey.
Sunday on ‘This Week’: Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster, Rep. Jason Chaffetz, and Rep. Elijah Cummings
As President Trump travels for his first foreign trip, White House National Security Advisor Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster comes exclusively to “This Week” Sunday. House Oversight Committee Chair Rep. Jason Chaffetz , R-Utah, and ranking member Rep. Elijah Cummings , D-Maryland, discuss the latest in the
Political historian predicts Trump will be impeached
Political historian Allan Lichtman of American University predicts Trump's impeachment in his first term.
DNC head says Democrats will be a 'big tent party,' build a presence 'in every zip code' in 2018
Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez says if Democrats want to regain power, they will have to compete in parts of the county that have been dominated by Republicans. "We frequently didn’t have a visible presence in all too many corners of America, and shame on us,” Perez told ABC News’
Democrats react to collapse of GOP health care bill: 'So much for "The Art of the Deal"'
“So much for 'The Art of the Deal.'” Those were the words of Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer , D-New York, who, along with several of his Democratic colleagues on the Hill, declared victory today after the Republican-backed health care bill failed to come to a vote on the House floor. “In my
The Note: GOP congressman calls for special prosecutor for Trump-Russia
Trump’s first 100 days with ABC’s RICK KLEIN and SHUSHANNAH WALSHE Day No. 39 The big story: Of all the bubbling questions and potential scandals of the early Trump administration, the one that now appears likely to hold is about Trump campaign contacts with Russians. There are sufficient questions
Progressives fear Democrats' choice of Perez means party hasn't learned lesson
When the announcement came that party officials had elected Tom Perez chair of the Democratic National Committee over Keith Ellison , chants and protests broke out in the back of the room. "Party of the people, not big money! Party of the people, not big money!" a small, but loud group yelled,