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The Note: Alabama Senate race, a journey into the politically bizarre
The TAKE with Rick Klein The Alabama Senate race has been a journey into political bizarro world , where some voters feel a man facing multiple allegations of sexual misconduct with women when they were in their teens is still better than a Democrat, the GOP candidate reportedly said slavery might
Saturday’s Primaries and Caucuses: The Storylines to Watch
Today marks the next round of states casting ballots in the 2016 race for the White House. Democrats are facing off in Kansas, Louisiana, Nebraska and Maine (ending Sunday). Republicans vote in Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana and Maine. These states may be small, but they mark an important day in a
US Senators Break Bread Before the State of the Union
ABC News' Ali Weinberg explains how the senators gather ahead of President Obama's address.
Why This Toddler Must Eat Every Hour to Stay Healthy
Owen Torti was diagnosed with a rare metabolic disorder called LCHAD, which requires him to eat nearly constantly so his body doesn't start to break down muscle.
Hobby Lobby: What's At Stake?
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES BURWELL v. HOBBY LOBBY EXPLAINED: Lawyers for two closely held for profit corporations are seeking an exemption from the Affordable Care Act’s contraception provision. Regulations implementing the law require most group health plans to cover a full ...
More To Come In Mississippi? (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES THAD PREVAILS: In a nail biter of a race, six-term incumbent Thad Cochran defeated his tea party challenger State Sen. Chris McDaniel in the Mississippi GOP Senate primary run-off, ABC’s SHUSHANNAH WALSHE and BARBARA SCHMITT report. Cochran bested ...
Small Group of Former Lawmakers Tackle Big Problem: Washington Gridlock
How do you fix American politics? A group of former senators believe they have some of the answers to the gridlock and partisanship fueling Americans’ lack of faith in Washington and Congress’ historic levels of inaction. Working with the Bipartisan Policy Center, former Sens. Olympia...
Wal-Mart, Gap Propose Alternate Bangladesh Safety Program
Wal-Mart and Gap Inc. have continued to resist calls for them to sign a global accord aimed at bringing safer conditions to garment factories in Bangladesh, but instead announced this week that they will be participating in a new working group aimed at forging their...
George Will: Nation 'Systematically Misled' on Benghazi
Below you can find some of the notable comments made Sunday on “This Week with George Stephanopoulos.” This week’s foreign policy roundtable guests included ABC News’ George Will; former Joint Chiefs of Staff Vice Chair Gen. James Cartwright (USMC, Ret.); Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus;...
'This Week' Web Extra: Olympia Snowe
Hello I'm Martha Raddatz ABC news chief global affairs correspondent am joined today by former Maine senator Olympia Snowe. Welcome and thank you for joining us this morning and because we believe all politics is social. At this week we're going to ask senator some questions submitted on FaceBook