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Former Congressman Aaron Schock Returns to House to Shake Indian Prime Minister's Hand
Former Rep. Aaron Schock was back in the Capitol today for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi ’s visit to Capitol Hill. The former Illinois Republican congressman, who resigned last year amid an investigation into his financial dealings , was seen on the House floor chatting with old colleagues,
The Note: Obama’s Latest Numbers
NOTABLES A FLATTENED APPROVAL RATING IS SOFTENED BY SOME UNDERLYING GAINS for Barack Obama in the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll -- with no sign of tailwinds for the Republicans in Congress. After a 9-point jump in overall approval in January, Obama’s landed at an even split: Forty-seven
Aaron Schock : What Will Happen to The 'Downton Abbey' Office
Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock's resignation from his position in Congress takes effect today, and as the FBI continues its investigation into his finances, one question remains. What will happen to the pheasant feathers, golden sconces, picture frames and “drippy crystal chandelier” of the “Downton
Trouble In Indy
By MICHAEL FALCONE NOTABLES MIKE PENCE SAYS ‘RELIGIOUS FREEDOM’ LAW WON’T CHANGE: Indiana’s controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act will not be changing despite critics saying it allows business owners to discriminate against members of the LGBT community, state Gov. Mike Pence said Sunday
5 Stories You'll Care About in Politics This Week
It’s a time of farewells -- to Rep. Aaron Schock , R-Ill., to Sen. Harry Reid , D-Nev., to the pre-candidacy phase of 2016, and to Sen. Ted Cruz’s old health care plan. It’s a time for a high-profile deadline and honors for a liberal lion. Meanwhile, busted brackets may be the least of the story
The Many Tweets Of Hillary Clinton
By MICHAEL FALCONE NOTABLES TWEETS FROM HILLARY: The soon-to-be 2016 presidential candidate weighed in last night on Indiana’s new bill that prevents the government from getting in the way of anyone’s practice of their own religion. Gay rights advocates say it could lead to discrimination....
Aaron Schock Bids Congress Farewell
Rep. Aaron Schock returned to the Capitol today, casting a final vote in the House before delivering a farewell address to close a nearly two-month drama for the Illinois Republican. On the final day of legislative business before his March 31 resignation becomes official, Schock cast a vote in
Ted Cruz: First Out Of The Gate
By MICHAEL FALCONE NOTABLES TED CRUZ ANNOUNCES 2016 PRESIDENTIAL BID WITH A TWEET: Texas Senator Ted Cruz officially announced his 2016 presidential campaign on Twitter just after midnight, posting a video saying it will require a “new generation” to lead the country, ABC’s ARLETTE SAENZ...
Feds Now Probing Outgoing Rep . Aaron Schock
The FBI office in Illinois ’ state capital has opened a criminal investigation aimed at Rep. Aaron Schock , and a federal grand jury will hear testimony in the case as early as next month. Sources familiar with the federal investigation say subpoenas have been issued to Schock's congressional and
Barney Frank Says Aaron Schock Should Be ‘Exposed’ If He's Gay
Power Players It took former Rep. Barney Frank 32 years to come out as gay. But now, as rumors swirl alleging that retiring-Rep. Aaron Schock is gay, Frank said the Illinois Republican should be “exposed” if the gossip about his sexual orientation is true because of his voting record on gay issues.