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Republican Presidential Candidates Say They Will Return or Donate Contributions From So-Called White Supremacist Leader
Two Republican candidates for president, Sens. Ted Cruz and Rand Paul , said this morning they would return or donate thousands of dollars possibly linked to the head of the Council of Conservative Citizens, which the Southern Poverty Law Center calls a white supremacist group. The group was cited
The Note: Bernie Returns to Washington
NOTABLES --SANDERS HEADS TO THE WHITE HOUSE: President Obama will play peacemaker-in-chief today hosting Bernie Sanders at the White House later this morning, ABC’s SHUSHANNAH WALSHE notes. The White House has said Sanders' departure from the race should be on his terms, but it's almost certain it
The Note: Trump Takes Heat from All Sides
NOTABLES --KASICH -- TRUMP 'NOT PREPARED' TO BE PRESIDENT: GOP presidential candidate John Kasich unleashed his harshest criticism yet of Donald Trump this morning on "Good Morning America," hitting the Republican front-runner for his controversial comments on abortion, nuclear weapons, the Supreme
The Note: Debate Expectations: GOP Candidates Meet In Boulder
NOTABLES --FIGHT NIGHT IN COLORADO: The third GOP presidential debate, hosted by CNBC, takes place in Boulder, Colorado, tonight, ABC’s VERONICA STRACQUALURSI notes. This time, CNBC's Carly Quintanilla, Becky Quick and John Harwood will be grilling the GOP candidates on jobs, taxes, the deficit and
Obama's Next Move On Ebola
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES TIME FOR A CZAR? President Obama said last night that he is open to appointing what would essentially be an Ebola czar to deal with the ongoing situation with the deadly disease in the U.S. “It may be appropriate for...
The Primary Primer: A Marquee Match-Up Featuring an Obama Cousin
ABC’s Shushannah Walshe and Caleb Jackson report: We have three days of primaries this week with six states voting, but today we’ll be watching Kansas, Missouri, Washington, and Michigan. There’s a marquee match-up in Kansas that’s another GOP establishment vs. tea party brawl, and this...
Scenes From a War Room: Spying on GOP With Top Oppo Hitmen
“It’s the big donkey to the left,” says a security guard in the lobby of one of the most sophisticated — and potently effective — political opposition research organizations in the country. The guard stands between the prying eyes of outsiders and operatives inside the...
The Note's Must-Reads for Monday, February 10, 2014
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, Will Cantine and Janine Elliot FOREIGN AFFAIRS Bloomberg’s Sanat Vallikappen
Five Things to Know About Sandra Fluke's Potential Run for Congress
Sandra Fluke, the former Georgetown Law Student perhaps best known for her public spat with conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh, is seriously considering a run for Congress. Fluke, 32, has filed the paperwork she needs in order to get an endorsement from the Democratic Party...