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How Governor-Elect Ralph Northam rode a wave of anti-Trump sentiment to victory in Virginia
Celebrating his sweeping victory Tuesday evening in the closely watched Virginia governor’s race, Ralph Northam made sure he mentioned the profession he’s held for nearly his entire adult life. “I want to let you know that in Virginia, it's going to take a doctor to heal our differences. To bring
What you need to know about the Virginia governor's race
Voters head to the polls Tuesday in Virginia to decide their next governor in a race that has been closely watched as a bellwether for the political climate ahead of the 2018 midterm elections and a test of President Donald Trump ’s influence in the only southern state he lost in the 2016
The Note: The White House stressing Sessions
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY Is Robert Mueller the next to go? Newsmax CEO and friend of Trump Chris Ruddy tells ABC News that the president is "considering asking [Deputy Attorney General Rod] Rosenstein to terminate Mueller .” But Ruddy may be floating the idea only to get it shot down; "Chris
Getting To 'Yes' On The Fiscal Cliff (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: THE CONSEQUENCES OF THE CLIFF: While the inside-the-Beltway focus has been on the wrangling between the White House and Republican Congressional leaders in the fiscal cliff talks, we’ve heard less about the practical ...
Sen. Jim Webb Not Running For Re-Election
My colleagues Amy Walter and Matthew Jaffe report: Sen. Jim Webb, D-VA, announced today that he has decided not to seek re-election in the Senate, passing up what was expected to be a tough race to retain his seat in...
'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
The Note: Whirlwind Weekend
By MICHAEL FALCONE and AMY WALTER THE PLACES THEY’LL GO. President Barack Obama opens a non-stop weekend on the campaign trail with a Democratic National Committee event at Temple University in Philadelphia this morning. Later today, he headlines a “Moving...
At Rally, Obama Showers Virginia Democrat With Praise
ABC News' Tahman Bradley reports: President Obama kept his evening plans to stump for embattled Democratic Rep. Tom Perriello in Charlottesville, Va. Addressing a nighttime rally at the Charlottesville Pavilion, President Obama made an impassioned plea for Rep. Perriello’s reelection....
The Note: Virginia Is For Allies
By MICHAEL FALCONE and AMY WALTER THE OBAMA FACTOR IN VIRGINIA. What does one race and one campaign stop say about the entire 2010 midterm election season? Quite a bit, as it turns out. President Obama heads to Charlottesville, Virginia...
Obama on 'The Daily Show': 'Yes We Can ... But It's Not Going to Happen Overnight'
Obama, First Sitting U.S. President on Jon Stewart's Show, Defends His Administration