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Iowa Caucus Questions: Five Things Everyone Wants To Know This Week (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) DES MOINES — For the next seven days, they’ll be crisscrossing cornfields, popping into diners, pressing the flesh and offering parting words to voters who are first in line on the presidential nominating calendar. Six Republican ...
President Obama: “We Are Going to Get to the Bottom of This, and We’re Going to Get Through This”
Speaking under a portrait of former President Abraham Lincoln, assassinated on April 14, 1865, President Obama today spoke about the shootings in Arizona of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., and others, saying “what Americans do at times of tragedy is to...
The Presidential Planner
From Sunlen Miller: This morning President Obama will meet with a bipartisan group of Sen.s to discuss "passing comprehensive energy and climate legislation this year," the White House says. Expected attendees for the Cabinet Room meeting include: Sen. Harry Reid,...
Funds going to districts of key lawmakers
Most of the $2.2 billion in economic stimulus money for Army Corps of Engineers construction projects will be spent in the home districts of members of Congress who oversee the corps' funding, a USA TODAY analysis found. Two-thirds of the money will be spent in states or districts represented by
Funds Going to Districts of Key Lawmakers
States Getting the Most Stimulus Money - California, Mississippi, Illinois, Texas and Florida - All Have Lawmakers on the Appropriations Committees
The Note: Everything Is Relational
WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 One serious issue that could impact the midterms decisively replaces another one in blotting out the news cycle. Analysis of which side that benefits is at once impossible and too simple. So: Knowing who will have control of the House and the Senate after the midterm elections is
The Note: Advice and Dissent
WASHINGTON, March 4 -- NEWS SUMMARY In this corner -- weighing still more than he would like -- the President of the United States, George W. Bush And in THIS corner -- weighing all sorts of different things -- various United States Senators of the Democratic stripe. It is a day of big-time dueling
The Note: The Boy Looking for the Pony
WASHINGTON, March 2 -- NEWS SUMMARY In the face of another news cycle of pessimism about the fate of 2005 Social Security reform, the President has: -- the boundless optimism of Nicolle Devenish and Trent Duffy. -- that new Treasury-based war room, staffed with very talented people. -- more
ABC News' The Note: First Source for Political News
NOTED NOW TODAY SCHEDULE (all times ET) FUTURES CALENDAR Morning Show Wrap Evening Newscasts Wrap 19 days until the Republican convention 83 days until election day NEWS SUMMARY The President, having announced his intention to nominate Porter Goss to head the CIA, heads to Florida to campaign with