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Here's Who Members of Congress Want to See on the New $10 Bill
After the Treasury Department announced it would start printing new $10 bills with a woman on it, many members of Congress weighed in with recommendations. Here’s a list of who they’ve suggested so far: House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA): Frances Perkins During a briefing with reporters,
Barbara Mikulski: From Girl Scout to Senator, 7 Things You Might Not Know About the Retiring Senator
Sen. Barbara Mikulski , D- Maryland , the longest-serving woman in Congressional history, announced today that she will retire. Mikulski, who was first elected to the Senate in 1986, said she made the decision to fight for the people of Maryland instead of campaigning for herself another time
'This Week' Transcript: 2014 Game Changers
Below is the rush transcript for This Week on December 28, 2014. It may contain errors and will be updated. (BEGIN VIDEOTAPE) ANNOUNCER: Starting right now, a special edition of ABC's This Week: game changers. JONI ERNST, SENATOR-ELECT IOWA: Well Iowa, we did it, we did it! ANNOUNCER: The twists
'This Week' Game Changer: Women in Politics
ABC News' Jonathan Karl on the GOP women who took the midterms by storm, and the potential 2016 battle brewing between Hillary Clinton and Sen. Elizabeth Warren.
Election 2014 Scorecard: How 6 Potential 2016 GOP Presidential Candidates Fared on the Campaign Trail
We know that Election Day 2014 left the Democrats seeing red. But with midterms behind us, the focus now shifts to 2016. The midterms gave potential 2016 nominees a chance to hit the campaign trail early – for other candidates, of course. Bill and Hillary...
Election 2014: How Female Candidates Fared in the Midterms
With the results of last night's midterm elections nearly settled, one thing is clear: a record number of women will serve in the incoming Congress. But it is unclear how high that number will actually be. The total number of women in Congress will increase, to 104 at the most -- a maximum of four
President Obama Admits 'Republicans Had a Good Night'
A day after Republicans took control of the Senate and gained seats in the House, President Obama today admitted the GOP “had a good night" on Tuesday. “Obviously, Republicans had a good night and they deserve credit for running good campaigns,” the president said during a news conference in the
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES IT ENDED WHERE IT BEGAN – and at several key check-in points along the way. ABC’s RICK KLEIN: The breadth of Democratic losses last night was staggering. Anti-incumbent sentiments solidified into an anti-Democratic wave, perhaps as big a wave as...
A Fresh Blast of Discontent Reshapes the Political Order
A fresh blast of public discontent reshaped American politics yet again in the 2014 midterm elections, handing the Republican Party control of the Senate and its largest house majority in 86 years. Its source: Seemingly unending economic woe – and the political discord it fuels....
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,