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Scott Walker Announces Run for President
Governor of Wisconsin becomes the 15th Republican to announce his candidacy.
Pols React to Colorado Shooting
ABC’s Kyle Blaine, Jilian Fama and Meghan Kiesel report: Politicians have taken to Twitter to respond to the early morning shootings at a “Dark Knight Rises” premiere in Aurora, Colo. We will support each other as a community and bring the shooter to justice. #theatershooting -Colorado Sen....
Ed Koch Endorses Obama Despite Earlier Misgivings
It turns out that failed New York congressional candidate David Weprin and former NYC Mayor Ed Koch have more in common than many people thought. Koch, 86, backed Republican Bob Turner in the special election to fill disgraced Democrat Anthony Weiner’s old seat. Koch repeatedly said...
Rick Perry Assails Obama Policy in Middle East
As President Obama attended the United Nations General Assembly in New York City a few blocks away, Gov. Rick Perry laid into the administration’s ”naïve and arrogant, misguided and dangerous” policy in the Middle East, which he claims has resulted in Palestine’s push for statehood. “Simply...
Top Dem Dismisses Magnitude of GOP Win in N.Y.
The chief Democrat tasked with winning back the House majority in 2012 shrugged off the GOP’s upset in the special election in New York’s 9th Congressional district Tuesday in which Republican Bob Turner defeated Democrat David Weprin in a race to replace former Democratic Rep. Anthony...
Republicans Say Loss of Weiner Seat Will Have National Impact, While Democrats Seek to Downplay Result
It was a crushing defeat for Democrats in a district that has three times as many registered Democrats as registered Republicans, and which has been in Democratic hands since 1923. But will David Weprin’s loss to Bob Turner in the special election to replace Anthony Weiner...
Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow? Loss in New York a Chafes at the ‘Mustached’
ABC News’ Joel Siegel (@joelmsiegel) reports: It’s not just Democrats who are upset following the Republicans’ shocking victory in the special election to fill the New York congressional seat once held by disgraced former Democratic Rep. Anthony Weiner. The American Mustache Institute, a ...
The Note’s Must-Reads for Thursday, September 15, 2011
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 Digital News Associates Jayce Henderson, Jacqueline Fernandez, Candace Smith and Desk Assistant
Democrats Dismiss Loss in NY-9: Not a Bellwether District
Democratic National Committee chairwoman Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Florida and Sen. Chuck Schumer, who once represented New York’s ninth congressional district, dismissed a Republican victory there Tuesday as a meaningless indicator for the coming presidential election. “If you’re looking ...
Upset in Weiner's District
Another jolt for the White House today it is your voice your vote and it turns out. Democrats were trounced by Republicans into special elections yesterday so what does this mean for the presidential battle in 22 well. Here's ABC's Ottawa. The New York congressional district embarrassed by Democrat