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Is the State of the Union Rebuttal Cursed?
After President Obama delivers his State of the Union address tonight, all eyes will turn to Washington state Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, the highest ranking Republican woman in Congress, who will deliver the GOP's rebuttal. While giving the rebuttal address is a major opportunity to shine in
Staying Out Of It
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES JEH JOHNSON OUT OF THE RUNNING FOR TOP PENTAGON JOB: Another one down. Just last week, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson was a top contender to be nominated as the next Defense Secretary. But senior officials tell ABC’s JONATHAN KARL...
Jim Tressel embraces second career
AKRON, Ohio -- Inside the cover of Jim Tressel's class binder, on the heading of the first page, are three words in bold type: Coaching Is Teaching. The terms are synonymous to Tressel. A successful coach must be a successful teacher. The link between the two is the starting point for the "General
Read an Excerpt of Gov. Scott Walker's New Book 'Unintimidated'
Excerpted from Unintimidated: A Governor's Story and a Nation's Challenge by Governor Scott Walker and Marc Theissan, in agreement with Sentinel, an imprint of Penguin Random House. Copyright (c) Scott Walker and Marc Theissan, 2013. INTRODUCTION "If It Can Happen in Wisconsin, It Can Happen
On Election Day 2013, Tale of Two Republicans Highlights Split in GOP
If the Republican Party is at a crossroads, two distinct paths are being blazed by two very different candidates on Election Day 2013. In New Jersey, a pragmatic and often aggressive incumbent is poised to run up the score on the Democratic challenger -- despite the state's deep shade of blue. In
Election Day 2013 At A Glance
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES A TALE OF TWO REPUBLICANS: If the Republican Party is at a crossroads, two distinct paths are being blazed by two very different candidates on Election Day 2013, ABC’s RICK KLEIN notes. In New Jersey, a pragmatic and often aggressive...
Rand Paul Narrowly Defeats Marco Rubio to Win 2013 CPAC Straw Poll
Rand Paul 2016? The Kentucky senator emerged as the potential 2016 presidential candidate preferred by the largest share of those who participated in a straw poll at this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference. Paul commanded 25 percent of straw poll voters, but another possible GOP...
LIVE UPDATES: 2013 State of the Union Address
Tonight President Obama will gives his annual assessment to the nation of the State of the Union at 9 p.m., followed by a Republican response from Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Tea Party response from Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. The president has said he will...
Marco Rubio's Moment (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES RUBIO GETS THE CALL: Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, will deliver the Republican response to the president’s State of the Union address on February 12. ABC’s Z. Byron Wolf reports that the address will be delivered in both English and Spanish,...