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Sen. Mary Landrieu's Newest Fight Is Over Her Louisiana Residency
Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu is the latest Washington veteran being forced to fend off a challenge to her reelection that alleges she is no longer a resident of her home state, but lives in DC. A similar challenge succeeded in knocking off former Indiana senator Richard Lugar in 2012, despite - or
Obama Bottoms Out
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES ‘THE BOTTOM OF THE POPULARITY BARREL’: Some bad news for President Obama this morning: A new Quinnipiac poll out today shows 33 percent of American voters believe President Obama is the worst president since World War II, ABC’s SHUSHANNAH ...
Domestic Drones Inch Closer to Sky Near You
The Federal Aviation Administration announced Thursday that it is seeking proposals from states, universities and other organizations for six sites where unmanned aircraft systems will be tested – a major step for integrating domestic drones into the U.S. airspace system. “Our focus is on ...
Chamber of Commerce Ad Blitz in 9 House Districts
The Chamber of Commerce has become a major player in House races, since only last week. In yet another state where the presidential race is all but settled and the airwaves are relatively quiet, the U.S. Chamber will fill the void with a series of...
Romney Dominates In Denver, But The Proof Will Be In The Polling (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: KEEPING SCORE: ABC’s Jake Tapper reported on “Good Morning America” today that Obama officials are conceding Mitt Romney seemed more polished in last night’s debate. Some Obama campaign aides even said that President Obama
DCCC Chair Israel: Democrats ‘Tantalizingly Close’ to Taking Back House
House Democrats are boasting that they’ve put together a banner recruiting class for 2012, with more than enough Republican-held seats in play to take back control of the House next year. On ABC’s “Top Line,” Rep. Steve Israel, the chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign...
Republicans Gain More House Seats; Two Races Still Undecided
As freshman lawmakers chart out the course for the next Congress, incumbents are holding their breath in two House races around the country that could determine whether Republicans will gain a greater advantage in the next Congress. Republicans on Tuesday won two additional seats in the House,
Syracuse Examines College Affordability
ABC News On Campus reporter Julia Aubuchon blogs: Vice President Joe Biden returned “home” Wednesday. Biden, a 1968 graduate of Syracuse University’s School of Law, made his way back to the university to head a conference on making college more...
Obama auto task force warns against dealer plan
The Obama administration warned Congress on Tuesday that a House-approved plan to restore shuttered General Motors and Chrysler dealerships would threaten the auto companies' bankruptcies and recovery. Ron Bloom, the leader of the White House's auto task force, told a House Judiciary subcommittee
House committee wants GM, Chrysler documents
A House committee asked the Obama administration Friday to release documents on the federal bailouts of General Motors and Chrysler Group, seeking more details on decisions that led to the auto industry bankruptcies. "They negotiated, they reviewed and they approved every aspect of the Chrysler and