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Senate Women Rule Capitol Hill At Post-Blizzard Session
Who run the Senate floor? Girls. At least, that was the answer Tuesday morning, as Sens. Susan Collins (R-ME) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) found themselves the only members on the Senate floor, surrounded by an all-female cadre of pages and clerks. The two women legislators were there to attend to
'This Week' Transcript: Gov. Bobby Jindal and Rep. Jason Chaffetz
THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT. ANNOUNCER: Starting right now on ABC This Week. Stunning shakeup: Republicans in congress desperate to find a new leader as chaos erupts on Capitol Hill . Can someone finally bring the party together? Plus, crunch time: Democrats preparing for their biggest moment yet,
Rep. Jason Chaffetz: 'We've Got to Change Things, We Need a Fresh Start'
Joining us now, Jason Chaffetz. Republican of Utah. Chair of the house oversight committee. And a kantd for house speaker. Good morning. You have heard the descriptions of what happened this week. Total confusion. A banana republic. Turmoil. Crisis. Chris Christie comparing this to "Game of
What Congress Did on Their Summer Vacation
It's back to Washington D.C. for Congress. Fresh from their summer vacations, members of the House and Senate have a heavily packed agenda ahead of them. For five weeks, Congress was out of session and free to return home, however their vacation was still a working vacation. But here's a snippet of
Donald Trump: I'll Change Denali Back to Mount McKinley
Donald Trump , apparently assuming he will secure the White House, tweeted this evening that he would reverse the decision announced by President Obama to change the name of Alaska's Mount McKinley back to the traditional name Denali, saying it is an affront to the Buckeye State. "President Obama
President Obama's Denali Renaming Gets Mixed Reactions in Congress
The Obama administration’s decision to rename North America’s highest summit from Mount McKinley to its traditional Native American name, Denali, has divided lawmakers along geographical lines. Many lawmakers from McKinley’s home state of Ohio were furious with the announcement Sunday, while
The Note: The Numbers Are Talking
NOTABLES --BY THE NUMBERS: Bernie Sanders is closing in. That's the latest from a new poll released in Iowa over the weekend, showing Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton leading Vermont independent Sen. Bernie Sanders by only 7 percentage points, 37 percent to 30 percent. The Des Moines
Obama Renames Mt. McKinley 'Denali' Ahead of Alaska Trip
President Obama has changed the name of Alaska's Mt. McKinley to Denali, the White House announced Sunday, a day before the president is set to visit the state. "Denali" is the Alaskan Native name for the mountain, which is North America's tallest - and a site of cultural significance to Alaska's
What We Know And Don't Know About The Clinton E-Mails
By MICHAEL FALCONE NOTABLES SHE TWEETS: Hillary Clinton addressed concerns last night about her use of a personal email account during her term as secretary of state, expressing a desire to release her emails, ABC’s DAN GOOD, LIZ KREUTZ and SHUSHANNAH WALSHE report. “I want the...
The Note: Rick Perry on the Road Again
By CHRIS GOOD (@c_good) NOTABLES RICK PERRY IS ON TO NEW HAMPSHIRE: Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been defiant in the face of his recent indictment, and he’s taking laps around the nation’s major political destinations. Having visited D.C. for a speech at Heritage yesterday,...