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Here’s What Retiring Lawmakers Will Miss Most About Congress
As the 113th Congress draws to a close, departing lawmakers have taken to the floor of the House and Senate to say goodbye. These farewell addresses, a tradition on Capitol Hill at the end of each two-year session, are a chance for soon-to-be former elected officials to give thanks, reflect on
Torture Report Reveals CIA's 'Brutal' Interrogation Tactics
The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence released an exhaustive and explosive report today on the CIA’s interrogation practices, saying the agency repeatedly misled Americans and deeply mismanaged the program that was secretly put into place after the 9/11 terror attacks. The controversial,
Senate Elections 2014: Republicans Seize Control of the Senate
Republicans handed a major defeat to President Obama and Senate Democrats on Tuesday night when they seized control of the Senate by flipping at least seven seats from the Democratic to the GOP column. Republicans secured victory in seven states where Democrats currently hold seats -– Arkansas,
EMILY's List Drops Big Money in Georgia Senate Race
There’s a new big spender in Georgia. EMILY’s List, the political action committee that supports pro-abortion-rights Democratic female candidates, has bought $1 million of air time in Atlanta’s media market to run a TV ad attacking the business record of Republican Senate candidate and former...
Congress Has Left The Building. Now What?
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES OBAMA WEIGHING EXECUTIVE ACTION ON IMMIGRATION: With Congress unable to reach an agreement on how to address the nation’s immigration dilemma, President Obama is studying a range of actions that he could take to ease the humanitarian crisis at the...
CIA Apologizes for Searching Senate Intel Committee Computers
CIA Director John Brennan has apologized to the leadership of the Senate Intelligence Committee after the CIA’s Inspector General determined that agency officials inappropriately searched the stand-alone computer network used by committee staffers in preparing their report on the C.I.A.’s detention
Georgia On Our Minds
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES TIME TO PICK A CANDIDATE: Two months of Republican-on-Republican badmouthing will finally come to an end in Georgia tonight, according to ABC’s CHRIS GOOD. Either Rep. Jack Kingston or former Dollar General CEO David Perdue will become the GOP ...
Primary Season Continues: Georgia Votes in Run-Off
ABC News’ Shushannah Walshe and Christopher Good report, with FiveThirtyEight.com’s Harry Enten: WHO’S ON THE BALLOT? Voters in Georgia will cast ballots in primary run-offs today. One race, the GOP run-off for the open Georgia Senate seat, will set up a 2014 fight between tonight’s...
After Bitter Senate Runoff, Georgia Republicans Will Pick a Candidate
Rep. Jack Kingston and Former Dollar General CEO David Perdue Look to Settle Their Feud