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Liz Cheney One Step Closer to Congress With Primary Win
After last night’s primary results in Wyoming, the Cheney name is well on its way back to Capitol Hill . Liz Cheney , the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney , won a crowded GOP primary for the state’s sole House seat -- sending her on a fast track to Congress, assuming she wins the
Congressional Hopeful Liz Cheney Has History With Incumbent
When discussing former State Department official Liz Cheney ’s bid to succeed retiring at-large Rep. Cynthia Lummis (R-WY), it’s worth noting that there’s a fair amount of bad blood between the two. From Lummis, it’s nothing personal – just business. Back in 2013, she was upset that Cheney was
Senators Introduce Legislation to Lift Cuba Travel Ban
A bipartisan group of senators introduced legislation today that would end the travel ban between the U.S. and Cuba -– the first legislation to be introduced this year following President Obama’s executive action to start opening diplomatic relations with Cuba. “We’ve tried this current policy that
The Primary Primer: 5 Races to Watch in Alaska and Wyoming
WHO’S ON THE BALLOT? Today, voters cast ballots in Alaska and Wyoming. The marquee race to watch is a three-way bitter GOP Senate primary in our nation’s 49th state. Alaskan voters will decide between the establishment front-runner, a tea partier with Sarah Palin’s backing, and...
Five Stories You'll Care About in Politics This Week
Washington is traditionally slow in August, but this week has been dominated by the unrest in Ferguson, Mo. , the strife in Iraq , and don't forget the hug summit . Almost all took us by surprise this week. Here's a glimpse at some of the stories your ABC News political team will be covering in the
The Note: Cell Phone Strife
NOTABLES CELL PHONES TO BE SCRUTINIZED BY TSA: If some overseas passengers flying to the United States want to bring cell phones and other electronics onboard with them, they’re going to have to show that the devices can turn on, the Transportation Security Administration...
Mitt Romney Joins Republicans' Calling for Minimum Wage Hike
Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney today joined the small but growing chorus of Republican voices calling for a reasonable increase in the minimum wage, saying he “part(s) company with many of the conservatives in my party on the issue of the minimum wage. I...
5 Reasons Why Raising The Minimum Wage Is Going Nowhere For Now
The latest blow to President Obama’s domestic agenda came this afternoon when the Senate failed to advance a measure that would have raised the federal minimum wage to $10.10. With a vote of 54-42, Senate Republicans shelved one of the key initiatives the president urged...
The Pull and Push Of The Unemployment Debate
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES SENATE MOVES FIRST, THEN THE PRESIDENT: This morning the Senate will take a procedural vote on a bill to extend unemployment benefits to Americans for three months. Senate Republicans appear poised to block the measure, an outcome that will...