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Crossing the Aisle: Growing Number of Republicans Won't Back Trump
Hewlett-Packard CEO and prominent Republican donor Meg Whitman announced today that she will vote for Hillary Clinton in November. Whitman adds her voice to a growing chorus of those on the right who are voting across the aisle, abstaining from voting, or leaving the party rather than vote for GOP
George W . Bush Tells Jeb to 'Run,' Says Jeb vs. Hillary Would Make 'Fantastic Photo'
UNIVERSITY PARK, Texas — Former President George W. Bush says he isn’t interested in playing on the national political stage any longer. But for family, he’s making an exception. Asked in an interview with ABC News’ Diane Sawyer whether he thinks his brother former Florida...
The Note: George W . Bush Re-Examined
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES BOSTON BOMB PLOT HATCHED WITHOUT FOREIGN HELP, AUTHORITIES BELIEVE: In the hours before Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was charged with the crime that could lead to the death penalty, authorities tell ABC News the 19-year-old accused terrorist told investigators ...
Congress Democrats Holding Out on Gay Marriage in the Minority
The number of Democrats who publicly oppose gay marriage dwindled this week as arguments in two Supreme Court cases drew national attention – and political pressure – to the issue. In a matter of four days, six Democratic senators issued statements indicating that their view...
Supreme Court Gay Marriage Cases: Meet the People With the Most at Stake
Proponents and Opponents Agree That There's Plenty to Lose as Court Weighs Gay Marriage
Sequester Fallout - The Risk For Republicans (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES EXCLUSIVE — A RARE SEQUESTER MEETING AT THE WHITE HOUSE. A Congressional source tells ABC News Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl that the top four Congressional leaders — Boehner, Reid, Pelosi and McConnell — will meet with President ...
Republicans Supporting Gay Marriage Write Supreme Court Amicus Brief
The issue of same sex marriage is dividing the Republican Party as a group of more than 80 prominent members of the GOP ranging from Dick Cheney's daughter to four former governors have signed an amicus brief before the Supreme Court advocating for the legalization of gay marriage. One of the
Former RNC Chair Makes 'Conservative Case' for Same-Sex Marriage
One of the most prominent openly-gay Republicans has weighed in on the debate over his party's position on same-sex marriage. Former Republican National Committee Chairman Ken Mehlman took to the pages of The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday to make the conservative case for backing gay marriage.
Sunday Sound: Heard on 'This Week'
Below are some of the notable comments made Sunday on "This Week with George Stephanopoulos." Sunday Sound: Heard on This Week Rep. Barney Frank 1) FRANK : I expected the president to be supporting same-sex marriage, because, frankly, of the absence of any good reason against it, once you believe
Richard Grenell, Openly Gay Romney Spokesman, Resigns From Post
ABC News’ Arlette Saenz and Michael Falcone report: Richard Grenell, an openly gay foreign policy spokesman for the Romney campaign, resigned from his recently-appointed post on Tuesday, ABC News has confirmed. “We are disappointed that Ric decided to resign from the campaign for his...