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5 New Year's Resolutions for Politicians
Though Jeb Bush is the only one of the most likely contenders to officially announce that he is going to “actively explore” a 2016 presidential run, he will not be alone for long. In that spirit, there are a few tips -– or "campaign resolutions" -– that prospective candidates might want to take to
Greener Pastures Await Retiring Members in the Congressional Afterlife
With each passing day, more members of Congress seem to be heading for the exits . So far in this Congress, 15 members of the House have retired, a loss of a combined more than 240 years of service by the end of this year. In the Senate, seven members have announced that they’re leaving official
DNC Counts Down Top 10 GOP Gaffes in Circus-Style Video
It’s that time of year again when broadcasts, podcasts and webcasts inundate the airwaves with the Top 10 lists of 2011. ABC has counted down everything from the top political scandals and campaign moments to the most popular tablet computers and legal cases. Now the Democratic National ...
The Note: Not So Happy Birthday, Mr. President
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) Check out the front pages of America's newspapers this morning, and it's a pretty bleak "good morning" for President Obama whose celebrating his 50th birthday today. Splashed on the Ft. Collins Coloradoan...
Rep . David Wu Announces Resignation
Democratic congressman of Oregon will resign in the wake of sex allegations.
Rep . David Wu To Resign Following Sexual Assault Accusations
ABC News' Amy Bingham and John Parkinson report: Rep. David Wu announced today that he will resign from Congress “upon the resolution of the debt-ceiling crisis.” His announcement comes three days after reports surfaced that the seven-term congressman engaged in...
Rep . David Wu Faces Ethics Investigation
House Speaker Pelosi calls for investigation of sexual misconduct allegations.
Nancy Pelosi Calls For Investigation of Rep . David Wu After Sexual Assault Allegations
ABC News' Amy Bingham reports: First it was a photo of a seven-term Member of Congress posing in a full-body tiger suit, then it was accusations of erratic behavior and angry outbursts, but finally it is an “unwanted sexual encounter”...
Not Room Enough For The Both Of Them?: Pawlenty And Bachmann Spar Over Iowa (The Note)
As the debt ceiling debate continues to rage in Washington, another 2012 battle is brewing in Iowa. Over the weekend, the presidential campaigns of Michele Bachmann and Tim Pawlenty engaged in the first real skirmish of the GOP primary.
Sales Job: Obama Hits The Road For Deficit Plan
President Obama is hitting the road and hitting the airwaves to sell his deficit plan all week long, beginning with a series of local television interviews that will carry his message directly to voters in Colorado, North Carolina, Texas and Indiana.