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Elizabeth Warren Only Female Democratic Senator Missing From Hillary Clinton Endorsement Event
One by one tonight, 13 female Democratic senators took the stage inside the packed ballroom at the Hyatt Regency in Washington, DC to raise money and announce their support for Hillary Clinton . But it was the person missing from the group who stood out most. Elizabeth Warren , the progressive
Bipartisan group of U.S. Senators urge NBA to move '17 All-Star Game
A bipartisan group of U.S. senators is urging the National Basketball Association to move the 2017 NBA All-Star Game away from Charlotte, North Carolina, because of a state law that limits protection for lesbians, gays and transgender people. Democratic Sens. Jeff Merkley of Oregon, Patrick Leahy
Obama Embraces Campaign Mode in Overtime Push
In a rousing and campaign-like speech, President Obama highlights the last 7 years of his presidency in a push to expand eligibility for overtime pay.
GOP Tactics on Lynch Nomination, Human Trafficking Bill ‘Deeply Disappointing’
Sen. Patty Murray, Sen. Tammy Baldwin and others urge republicans to reverse their course of partisan politics.
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By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES IT’S PRECISELY THE KIND OF ATTACK THAT U.S. OFFICIALS FEAR: While there is no indication that the events in Canada pose a direct threat to the U.S., President Obama told reporters the shootings in Canada underscore that the U.S. must...
The End Of Eric
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES ‘WITH GREAT HUMILITY’: After unexpectedly losing his Republican congressional primary, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor will step down as majority leader, he announced at a Capitol Hill news conference yesterday, ABC’s JEFF ZELENY and JOHN PARKINSON
Shakeup in Wendy Davis Campaign
Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis is replacing her well-known campaign manager, Karin Johanson, with Texas state Rep. Chris Turner. “After building one of the most competitive campaign organizations Texas has seen in decades, Karin Johanson has let me know that she believes it’s
Senate Passes Workplace Gay Rights Bill With Bipartisan Support
With the backing of 10 Republican senators, the Senate passed a bill Thursday that bans discrimination in the workplace based on sexual orientation and gender identity. The Senate voted 64 to 32 in favor of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, also known as ENDA, the first...
Election Day 2013 At A Glance
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES A TALE OF TWO REPUBLICANS: If the Republican Party is at a crossroads, two distinct paths are being blazed by two very different candidates on Election Day 2013, ABC’s RICK KLEIN notes. In New Jersey, a pragmatic and often aggressive...