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The Latest: Somali Community Deals With Aftermath of Attack
Somalis in a central Minnesota city are trying to square the bright, family-minded young man who went to the mall to buy the new iPhone with the emotionless man who stabbed 10 people and in death is the subject of a terrorism investigation
What Bernie Sanders Wants – and What He Can Offer
Without waiting for California’s crucial primary results to come in, Bernie Sanders said late Tuesday that he was nonetheless going to compete in the next primary in Washington, D.C., and beyond. The news highlighted a potentially tumultuous time ahead for Democratic voters as Hillary Clinton ,
The Note: Marco's Money
By MICHAEL FALCONE NOTABLES --ANALYSIS -- ABC's RICK KLEIN: It's easy enough to mock a particular media portrayal of Marco Rubio , cast as -- shock! -- someone who has struggled with his finances yet owns a luxury boat that isn't that fancy and an expensive home that looks, well, fine. (The
By MICHAEL FALCONE NOTABLES HILLARY CLINTON USED A PERSONAL EMAIL ACCOUNT EXCLUSIVELY WHILE SERVING AS SECRETARY OF STATE, and may have violated federal requirements, The New York Times reported last night. According to the Times, Clinton did not have a government email address during her four ...
Senate's Making A List And Checking It Twice
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: In a rare Saturday session, the Senate approved a $1.1 trillion spending measure that would fund most of the government for nine months, capping off a week of high-stakes drama over the funding bill and...
Why Ben Affleck is Lending His Star Power to the People of the Congo
The actor is making the case for the U.S. to become more involved in solving the conflict
Ben Affleck Aims to Give Back With Work in Congo
ABC News’ Martha Raddatz, MaryAlice Parks, and Molly Nagle report: On ABC’s This Week this morning, Ben Affleck told Martha Raddatz that working in the Congo has given meaning to his life. The Oscar award-winning actor and director said he worried about his legacy. Looking...
‘This Week’: Ben Affleck’s Spotlight on Congo
Actor Ben Affleck and U.S. Envoy Russ Feingold bring attention to war-torn Congo.
The Senate Hits Fast Forward
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES THE PACE OF DEBATE QUICKENS: A rare moment of agreement between Democrats and Republicans on Capitol Hill last night means that the Senate is speeding up consideration of a bill to fund the government — potentially giving the House of...
The Note: Mark Sanford's Second Chance
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES SOUTH CAROLINA’S COMEBACK KID: After an infamous Argentine affair tarnished his governorship in 2009, and after state officials slapped him with 37 ethics charges later that year for unrelated trips, Mark Sanford left office as one of the nation’s ...