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The Note: The Candidates and the Confederate Flag
By MICHAEL FALCONE NOTABLES --THE DEBATE OVER THE FLAG ENVELOPED THE 2016 REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL FIELD over the weekend. Some called for its removal while others took a less definitive stance. Appearing on ABC's "This Week," Republican presidential candidate RICK SANTORUM told ABC's MARTHA RADDATZ
Jesse Jackson , Jr . Released from Federal Prison
The former Illinois U.S. Representative served two years in an Alabama federal prison for misusing campaign funds.
Rep. Radel Joins Capitol's Most Secret Club - Recovering Addicts
When Rep. Trey Radel pleaded guilty today to cocaine possession and promised to enter rehab, he joined the ranks of one of Capitol Hill's most secretive and exclusive clubs -- addicts. For more than a decade, members of Congress, struggling with addiction, have met behind closed doors in
Feed Frenzy: Politicians Behaving Badly
Voting rights, Paula Dean and the NSA surveillance program made up the week's headlines.
5 Things to Know This Morning
Your look at the five biggest and most buzz-worthy stories of the morning. 1. Pilots Killed in UPS Cargo Jet Crash Near Birmingham, Ala., Airport The UPS cargo plane that crashed and burned near the Birmingham, Ala., airport never sent a distress signal or message to air traffic control before
Nightline 08/14: Usher's Ex-Wife 'Angry' Over Son's Pool Accident
Tonight on Nightline battle for A heated custody battle between usher and his ex wife. Got new fire when their son nearly died in the superstars pool. Tonight in an exclusive interview she says rarely home and that she should have far more time with their kids do you think that he No and girl power
Jesse Jackson Jr . Sentenced to Prison
Son of famed civil rights leader was sentenced to more than two years in prison.
US Attorney Seeks 4-Year Sentence for Jesse Jackson Jr .
A U.S. attorney today recommended a four-year prison sentence and the forfeiture of $750,000 for former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. of Illinois. U.S. Attorney Ronald Machen sought the 48-month sentence for the disgraced lawmaker in a sentencing memorandum filed today in federal court in Washington.
Gun Debate Gets Personal (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES NEWTOWN FAMILIES HEAD TO THE HILL: With a filibuster threat in the air, the gun control debate takes a personal turn today on Capitol Hill as the families of the Newtown shooting implore members of Congress to revive legislation that...
Guns, Budget, GOP: 5 Stories You'll Care About in Politics Next Week
Because you've missed Congress about as much as you've missed a budget from the president and because you won't have to miss an immigration framework much longer (we think) here's a glimpse of the top stories the ABC News political unit is tracking in the week to come. Gang's All Here The