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White House could take months to decide on invoking executive privilege
The White House could be months away from deciding whether President Donald Trump should invoke executive privilege to block Attorney General Jeff Sessions, or others, from telling lawmakers about private conversations with the commander-in-chief. That decision process is "in its infancy," one
Comey testimony doesn't mean investigation is anywhere 'near the end,' legislators say
While today's Senate Intelligence Committee hearing with ex-FBI director James Comey was a blockbuster start, committee chair Richard Burr , R-North Carolina, and ranking member Mark Warner , D-Virginia, stressed that the investigation is “nowhere near the end.” Speaking to reporters following the
Reactions to FBI Director James Comey's firing are mixed
Following President Donald Trump 's firing Tuesday of FBI Director James Comey, a number of political figures spoke out, with reactions spanning the spectrum, from approval to suspicion. Here are the major reactions and questions raised by figures from both sides of the aisle. Democrats ask: Is
Hillary Clinton Campaign Sorted Potential VP Picks Into 'Food Groups' by Race and Gender, Email Shows
Clinton campaign officials grouped potential vice presidential running mates by race and gender, according to a recently leaked email, further suggesting the degree to which their run for the White House appeared to be scripted. Campaign chairman John Podesta -- whose hacked emails have been
The Note: The Kasich Factor
--WHY JOHN KASICH ISN'T PAYING ATTENTION TO DONALD TRUMP: Presidential candidate Donald Trump has over ten times more support than John Kasich in the polls, but the Ohio governor says he isn’t worried, according to ABC’s RYAN STRUYK . Kasich, who became the 16th candidate to enter the race for the
Check Out the Sexiest Members of Congress
Most voters probably don’t fantasize about their elected representatives, but that didn’t stop someone from developing a 'hot or not' for Congress — SexyCongress.net . Posing the question of “Who would you rather have sex with?”, two lawmakers are matched against each other and a selection is made
Congressional Castaways: Two Senators Swim With Sharks, Live With Monster Crabs on Deserted Island
Republican Jeff Flake and Democrat Martin Heinrich survive together for a week on an island in new Discovery reality show
Bill Clinton, President Obama Mark 20 Years of AmeriCorp
AmeriCorp Pledge Ceremony celebrates the anniversary of the national service program.
When Is A 'War' A War?
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES THE ‘W’ WORD: When does a sustained, open-ended military campaign become a “war”? It’s a weighty question drawing much debate online and in the political world, ABC’s DEVIN DWYER notes. The White House claims the anti-ISIS strategy President Obama ...
Republican and Democratic Senators Stranded Together on Deserted Island
Congressmen from opposing parties have a hard time getting along sometimes. Here’s one way to solve that: abandon them on a deserted island. From the people who brought you “Naked and Afraid” comes Discovery Channel’s “Rival Survival,” where two politicians are forced to set aside...