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Michigan Congressman Thad McCotter Set to Launch Presidential Campaign Saturday
Rep. Thaddeus McCotter will announce his candidacy for the Republican nomination for president Saturday at a local Independence Day celebration, multiple sources close to the Michigan Republican confirm to ABC News. McCotter, a five-term representative from Livonia, will be the keynote speaker at
The Note: The Making Of A ‘Satan Sandwich’
It was messy, it was complicated and, in the end, it was simply unpalatable to some lawmakers. But the budget plan that one liberal Democrat now famously called a “Satan sandwich” and that Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi told ABC’s Diane Sawyer yesterday probably came with a side of “Satan fries,” ...
Rep. McCotter: GOP Fundraising Woes Mean ‘People Are Open to New Candidates’
ABC News’ Rick Klein (@rickklein) reports: Rather than being intimidated by the growing campaign war-chests of his rivals, newly minted presidential candidate Thaddeus McCotter sees their inability to raise even larger sums as evidence that there’s room for him in...
Mystery Candidate Leads to Walk Out at Ames Straw Poll Land Auction
ABC News' Russell Goldman (@GoldmanRussell) and Arlette Saenz (@ArletteSaenz) report: A little bit of intrigue at the Ames straw poll land auction… Representatives of Republican candidates are meeting today in Ames, Iowa for what is essentially a real estate auction,...
The Note: Getting To ‘Yes’: Just Hours To Go To Head Off A Shutdown
It’s officially crunch time for negotiators from both parties on each end of Pennsylvania Avenue. With time running out to avert a government shutdown the two sides appear to be squabbling over a tiny portion of the budget.
Government Shutdown 2011: 'Non-Essential' Employees May Have to Turn In BlackBerrys
The dark shadow of a government shutdown is hanging over Capitol Hill and congressional offices are planning for the worst -- like what to do with the more than one million government-issued BlackBerry cell phones. Memos are starting to go out informing staffers if they are "essential" or not, and
GOP Rep. McCotter: ‘Majority of the Public’ Wouldn’t Mind Government Shutdown
ABC News’ Rick Klein reports: Few voices on Capitol Hill are openly rooting for a government shutdown, of course. But not all agree that it would be unmitigated disaster that the public would ultimately mind all that much. On ABC’s...
Thad McCotter: Majority of Public Wouldn't Mind Govt Shutdown
Rep. Thad McCotter, R-MI, won't wager likelihood of shutdown on "Top Line."
The Note: Sunny With A Chance Of Shutdown: What Are The Odds?
By MICHAEL FALCONE and AMY WALTER Even some of the best political prognosticators disagree when it comes to placing bets on a whether Democrats and Republicans will be able to reach a budget deal, averting a government to shut down...