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How GOP Leaders Are Coming to Terms with Donald Trump
Donald Trump 's ascension from Republican presidential contender to presumptive party nominee this week left some -- though not all -- members of the GOP dealing with the emotional pangs of sudden and severe loss. What once sounded like a fever dream to many conservatives -- a reality star as a
Biden Says Tumultuous GOP Primary a 'Gift from the Lord' for Democrats
Vice President Joe Biden told House Democrats Thursday the tumultuous GOP presidential race was a gift from above. "By the way, we may be given a gift from the Lord in the presidential race," Biden said in a reference to the GOP field. "I don't know who to root for more," he said, before
New House Speaker Paul Ryan Pledges to Fix 'Broken' House
New Speaker Paul Ryan pledged today to fix the "broken" House of Representatives after winning the leadership election, promising to work with rank-and-file members, committee chairs and Democrats to legislate in the lower chamber. "The House is broken,” the Wisconsin Republican said. “We’re not
The Note: Obama's Immigration Actions Hit a Speed Bump
The Note 2/17/2015 The Note: Obama’s Immigration Actions Hit a Speed Bump By SHUSHANNAH WALSHE (@shushwalshe) NOTABLES BREAKING OVERNIGHT: A federal judge in Texas has blocked President Obama’s executive action on immigration, giving Texas and 25 other states time to pursue a lawsuit that aims ...
Mitt Romney Portrays Hillary Clinton As 'Clueless' on Jobs, Foreign Policy
Mitt Romney spoke about poverty in a speech in the nation’s poorest state this evening -- while directly taking aim at Hillary Clinton , saying she “cluelessly pressed a reset button for Russia .” Romney addressed students at Mississippi State University, and in excerpts provided to ABC News today
TRANSCRIPT: Freedom Partners Forum: Ted Cruz, Rand Paul and Marco Rubio In Conversation with ABC’s Jonathan Karl
The first 2016 presidential forum of the year took place on Sunday Jan. 25 featuring a conversation between Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas; Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, and Marco Rubio, R-Florida, moderated by ABC News’ Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl. The panel, which took place in Palm Springs,
Beware The Bartender
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES OHIO BARTENDER CHARGED WITH THREATENING TO MURDER JOHN BOEHNER: An Ohio man has been indicted on charges of threatening to murder House Speaker John Boehner. ABC’s JACK DATE, JOHN PARKINSON, MIKE LEVINE and JON GARCIA report, Michael Robert Hoyt was...
The Frozen Primary (The Note)
By ARLETTE SAENZ (@ArletteSaenz) NOTABLES A FROZEN PRIMARY PRIMER: Voters will cast ballots in Alaska and Wyoming today with a bitter three-way GOP Senate primary in Alaska as the marquee race to watch, ABC’s SHUSHANNAH WALSHE notes. Alaskan voters will decide between Dan Sullivan, the...
Paul Ryan Plots 'Way Forward,' Hinting at Presidential Aspirations
Reporter’s Notebook: “When the day finally came, I changed out of my suit, threw on a camouflage hat and shirt, and slipped out the back,” Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., begins in his new book, “The Way Forward: Renewing the American Idea,” which goes on sale...