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Rep. Radel Joins Capitol's Most Secret Club - Recovering Addicts
When Rep. Trey Radel pleaded guilty today to cocaine possession and promised to enter rehab, he joined the ranks of one of Capitol Hill's most secretive and exclusive clubs -- addicts. For more than a decade, members of Congress, struggling with addiction, have met behind closed doors in
Democrats Search for an Obamacare Panacea
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND — OBAMA SHOULD HAVE BEEN ‘MORE SPECIFIC’: New York Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand said Sunday on “This Week” that President Obama should have been more specific when he made his famous promise — which he subsequently backtracked
Fifty Years After His Death, JFK's Legacy Lives On
The assassination of President John F. Kennedy during a trip to Dallas in 1963 left a nation in mourning and America’s royal family torn apart. “We’re very focused on family because it’s the only thing that got us through,” former Rhode Island Rep. Patrick Kennedy,...
Five Rule-Breaking Politicians to Know
When Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst tried to use his position of power to get a relative out of prison for allegedly shoplifting, he joined a host of politicos who have gotten into hot water for unsavory activities in their official capacities. From using positions to get out of tickets to
News on the Map: Camorra Crime Boss 'The Beast' Arrested in Italy…West Nile Virus Attacked in Dallas…Jenna Jameson's Car Dances With a Pole in CA
View ABC News on the Map on a larger map South Africa Police Say They Killed 34 Miners As frantic wives searched for missing loved ones, President Jacob Zuma rushed home from a regional summit and some miners vowed a fight to the death Friday...
Jesse Jackson Jr. Bypass Likely Unrelated to Bipolar Disorder
Illinois Democratic Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., who is undergoing treatment for bipolar II depression, may have had struggled with mood issues even before 2004 gastric bypass surgery, according to medical experts. But they dismissed speculation that the common procedure for weight loss could have
Kerry Kennedy Crash Raises Questions About Ambien Use
Kerry Kennedy, the ex-wife of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, who was involved in a crash with a tractor-trailer on a New York highway and left the scene last week is raising new questions about the sleeping pill Ambien. Kennedy was arrested and charged with driving while impaired Friday. She is
Kerry Kennedy Charged With Driving While Impaired After Crash
Kerry Kennedy, the ex-wife of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, was arrested and charged with driving while impaired after she collided with a tractor trailer and left the scene of the accident, police said. Police later found Kennedy, who is the daughter of the late...
Kerry Kennedy Arrested After Car Accident
New details on the latest Kennedy family drama of Cary Kennedy the daughter of Robert Kennedy arrested driving while impaired after leaving the scene of an accident. Police found her passed out behind the wheel when ABC's Linda Davis is here with what she says may have that's good morning Lindsey.
Illinois State Rep. Goes Berserk in Epic Rant
CHICAGO – Lawmakers around the country have gone on some impressive rants in recent years – Rep. Anthony Weiner’s outrage over the 9-11 first responders’ bill and Rep. Patrick Kennedy’s fury over the war in Afghanistan spring to mind – but perhaps none can match...