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Election Day 2013 At A Glance
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES A TALE OF TWO REPUBLICANS: If the Republican Party is at a crossroads, two distinct paths are being blazed by two very different candidates on Election Day 2013, ABC’s RICK KLEIN notes. In New Jersey, a pragmatic and often aggressive...
Intel Questions Plague Obama
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES SENATE INTEL CHAIR CALLS FOR ‘MAJOR REVIEW’: Despite the furor over spying on its friends, the Obama administration is undecided on whether it will stop surveillance of all its allies after the head of the Senate Intelligence Committee claimed it...
Ike Skelton , Longtime Former Congressman, Dies at 81
Ike Skelton, a Missouri Democrat who spent more than three decades in Congress and served as chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, died today. He was 81. Two senior House aides confirmed Skelton’s death to ABC News. Skelton, who was elected to 17 terms...
Will Navy Name Ship for Gabby Giffords?
Former Rep. Gabby Giffords is coming to the Pentagon today as Navy Secretary Ray Mabus announces the name of the Navy’s newest ship. Her visit has set off speculation that the Navy might name the ship after her. Also in attendance at this afternoon’s brief...
Breaking Down the Election Results
Pundits discuss 2010 midterm elections and how the president will go forward.
Republicans Win Control of House With Historic Gains
ABC News projects Republicans will take control of the House of Representatives picking-up between 60 and 70 seats in a resounding rebuke to President Obama and the Democrats. The GOP House victory would be the biggest gain for a party in a midterm since 1938, when Democrats lost 71 seats amid deep
'World News' Political Insights -- Coast-to-Coast Strategy Positions GOP for Takeover
Republicans are entering the campaign's final stretch poised to sweep back into power in the House of Representatives, with historic gains likely to stem from a broad political strategy that's aligned itself with the national mood . In the Senate, GOP chances of a takeover appear narrower than they
GOP Projected to Pick Up Seats in Key House Races, On Track for Majority
Republican candidates in a handful of the country's most competitive House races appear poised to knock off Democratic incumbents tonight, based on early returns in 39 states. The GOP was projected to pick up seats in districts from Virginia to Indiana, where Democratic incumbents won narrowly in