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Clinton Wins Nevada Caucus, Looking Ahead to SC Primary
ABC News' Rick Klein talks Hillary Clinton's win in the Nevada Caucuses and tells us what to expect in the South Carolina primary.
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,
The Road To November
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES WHITE HOUSE HUDDLE: Yesterday, President Obama hosted Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Chairman Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado and the Committee’s Executive Director Guy Cecil for a meeting at the White House
Senators Play Secret Santa for One Night
Twas The Week Before Christmas On Capitol Hill By Arlette Saenz Twas the week before Christmas, when all through the Senate, 65 senators exchanged gifts, including Cruz and Bennet. Al Franken set up the Secret Santa exchange, For senators to trade presents in the fifteen...
House Republicans Tour Southern Border
As the House of Representatives assesses its strategy to overhaul the nation’s immigration system, a group of Republican congressmen are starting their August recess with a tour of the southern border. Unlike a border tour last March for a bipartisan group of senators, the House’s...
Leahy Tries (Again) to Include Gay Couples in Immigration Bill
Sen. Patrick Leahy is making another attempt at including same-sex couples in immigration reform. The Vermont Democrat on Tuesday evening reintroduced an amendment to the Gang of Eight immigration bill that would allow Americans in long-term, same-sex relationships to sponsor their foreign partners
Web Extra: Read an Excerpt of Olympia Snowe's New Book
Former Maine Sen. Olympia Snowe joins us on “This Week” Sunday. In advance of the show, you can read the introduction from her new book below. Excerpted from FIGHTING FOR COMMON GROUND by Olympia Snowe by arrangement with Weinstein Books. Introduction When I announced I would not run for ...
The Note's Must-Reads for Thursday, May 2, 2013
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’ Jayce Henderson, Amanda VanAllen, Carrie Halperin and Jordan Mazza VICE PRESIDENT BIDEN ABC...
The Beginning Of The End For Expanded Background Checks?
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES A DAY OF RECKONING: Today the Manchin-Toomey background check proposal and a myriad other gun amendments, including a ban on assault weapons and high-capacity clips, will be the main event on Capitol Hill, ABC’s SUNLEN MILLER reports. The outcome of...
Kentucky Derby: Who Will Race Mitch McConnell? (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES BREAKING — DEMOCRATS TAKE TO THE AIRWAVES AGAINST MCCONNELL: ABC’s JEFF ZELENY reports that Democrats are without a Senate candidate in Kentucky following Ashley Judd’s decision to take a pass on challenging Sen. Mitch McConnell, so they are turning to