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'This Week' Transcript: Gov. Bobby Jindal and Rep. Jason Chaffetz
THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT. ANNOUNCER: Starting right now on ABC This Week. Stunning shakeup: Republicans in congress desperate to find a new leader as chaos erupts on Capitol Hill . Can someone finally bring the party together? Plus, crunch time: Democrats preparing for their biggest moment yet,
Grappling With A Gruesome Video (The Note)
By ARLETTE SAENZ (@arlettesaenz) NOTABLES A HORRIFYING VIDEO: The U.S. intelligence community is working to authenticate a chilling video appearing to show the beheading of American journalist James Foley by a militant identifying himself as part of the Islamic State. ABC’s JONATHAN KARL reports
Alaska Senate GOP Primary: 10 Questions for Mead Treadwell
Alaska Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell wants to unseat Alaska’s Democratic Sen. Mark Begich in November. But first, he needs to survive a tough GOP primary. Treadwell, a figure in Alaskan politics for nearly 40 years, faces Dan Sullivan, a Marine and former Bush administration...
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...
The Primary Primer: 5 Races to Watch in Alaska and Wyoming
WHO’S ON THE BALLOT? Today, voters cast ballots in Alaska and Wyoming. The marquee race to watch is a three-way bitter GOP Senate primary in our nation’s 49th state. Alaskan voters will decide between the establishment front-runner, a tea partier with Sarah Palin’s backing, and...
Five Stories You'll Care About in Politics This Week
Washington is traditionally slow in August, but this week has been dominated by the unrest in Ferguson, Mo. , the strife in Iraq , and don't forget the hug summit . Almost all took us by surprise this week. Here's a glimpse at some of the stories your ABC News political team will be covering in the
Why Cantor Got Canned
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES A ROUT IN RICHMOND: In an enormous political upset, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost his Republican primary in Virginia’s seventh congressional district last night to Dave Brat, an economics and ethics professor at Randolph-Macon College in ...
Eric Cantor Loses Primary to Tea Party Challenger In Huge Upset
In an enormous political upset, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost his Republican primary in Virginia’s seventh congressional district Tuesday night to Dave Brat, an economics and ethics professor at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia, and political unknown. According to the Associated
US Olympian Returns From Sochi and Turns to Politics
Now that he’s no longer tearing up the slopes in Sochi, U.S. Olympic snowboarder Ryan Stassel has turned his attention to another high-stakes race: the 2014 Senate contest in his own snowy state. The Alaska native formally endorsed Senate candidate and current Alaskan Lt. Gov....
2014: The Year of the Hillary Decision
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES ‘I HAVEN’T MADE UP MY MIND’: Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who was chosen by ABC’s BARBARA WALTERS as the “Most Fascinating Person of 2013″ said in an interview that 2014 will be the year she decides whether to...