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9 Things You Might Not Know About HHS Nominee Sylvia Burwell
ABC’s Alina Kleineidam reports: After facing scrutiny for the rocky rollout of the president’s signature legislative achievement, the Affordable Care Act, Kathleen Sebelius stepped down on Friday as Health and Human Services secretary. The president nominated Sylvia Burwell, the current director of
The Note's Must-Reads for Friday, January 03, 2014
The Note’s Must-Reads are a round-up of today’s political headlines and stories from ABC News and the top U.S. newspapers. Posted Monday through Friday right here at www.abcnews.com Compiled by ABC News’ Jayce Henderson, Amanda VanAllen, Will Cantine and Jordan Mazza PRESIDENT OBAMA AND ...
'This Week' Transcript: Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, Gov. Scott Walker
A rush transcript of "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" airing on Sunday morning, November 17, 2013 on ABC News is below. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated. RADDATZ: Good morning. Welcome to This Week. Complete crisis. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) BARACK OBAMA, PRESIDENT OF THE
$20K for Drumsticks? GSA Blasted for One-Day Quarter-Million Dollar Awards Conference
The General Services Administration is back in Congress’s crosshairs today after the GSA’s inspector general reported to Congress on another installment of “egregious waste of taxpayer dollars” at the beleaguered government agency. Just months after the agency was rocked when a lavish 2010 Las ...
The More Things Change… (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: HEALTH CARE REFORM VS. THE STATUS QUO: ABC News pollster Gary Langer notes Americans are equally dissatisfied with the current health care system and with the federal law intended to improve it — suggesting that the ...
Democrats Skip Out, Adding to Convention Woes
On the Heels of Logistical Questions, a Handful of Democrats Won't Attend the Democratic National Convention
List of Democrats Skipping the Party's National Convention Continues to Grow
There may be some extra hotel space in Charlotte, N. C. come the beginning of September, as several Democratic elected officials have announced that they will not be attending the Democratic National Convention this year. Earlier today, Talking Points Memo reported that Missouri Sen. Claire...
West Virginia Mountains Flattened to Retrieve Coal
Mountaintop Removal Mining Has Cleared 1 Million Acres of Forest and Has Buried 2000 Miles of Streams
House Republicans lead charge to reduce regulations
House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa gaveled Thursday's hearing to order with two posters displayed behind him: "How do regulations block private sector job growth?" asked one. "We're listening," promised the other. The problem, said Democrats on the panel, is whom the committee is
Committee Chairs Will Shift No Matter Which Party Controls Congress
The tumultuous midterm elections have put more than a dozen powerful House committee and subcommittee leaders in the danger zone this year, threatening to alter the landscape of Congress whether or not Democrats maintain their majority. With less than eight weeks to go before Election Day, a