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Independent candidates unite to support each other's campaigns
Some independent political candidates are uniting to give themselves something party candidates get from their national organization: support and structure to help run stronger campaigns. Unite America, a nonpartisan group based in Denver, announced its first-ever slate of candidates on Tuesday:
Former Sen. Coburn on Trump supporters: 'They voted for putting muzzles on alligators in the swamp'
Former GOP Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn may have left office in January 2015, but he's still just as engaged in all things political -- and that includes having an opinion on President Donald Trump . During an interview on the "Powerhouse Politics" podcast, Coburn explained to ABC News' Chief White
Group Says There’s Interest in Third-Party Run From Governors, Senators
A third party presidential campaign effort that has been working for months to try and recruit an alternative to Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton says over a dozen possible candidates have been in contact just this week about a possible run. "Better for America” launched this week with the goal of
Who Could Be the Independent Candidate Against Donald Trump?
The possibility of a breakout independent presidential candidate has followed the 2016 campaign since the beginning, when Donald Trump used the threat of separating from the Republican race as a way to win establishment support. But the speculation hasn't ended now that Trump is the presumptive
The Note: Talk of a Third Party Run
NOTABLES ANALYSIS -- ABC’s RICK KLEIN: Is the third-party moment gone? In the four weeks since Donald Trump locked down the GOP nomination, turning #NeverTrump into go-third-party-or-go-home, a few relevant things have happened. Mitt Romney , Tom Coburn, and Ben Sasse have joined the growing list
Anti-Trump Forces Build Shadow Third-Party Campaign as Republicans Warm to Trump
Anti-Donald Trump strategists are working behind the scenes to build the foundation for a third-party run even as the Republican Party takes steps toward unifying around the presumptive GOP candidate. A small but dedicated group of Republicans say they’ve begun to cultivate donors in hopes of
Goldman Sachs' $5B Settlement May Not Be as It Seems
Goldman Sachs ' $5 billion settlement with the U.S. Justice Department may seem like a hefty penalty for the bank's role in the 2008 financial crisis , but a large portion of that may be a gift from Uncle Sam, some experts told ABC News. As part of the $5.06 billion settlement announced Monday, the
'This Week' Transcript: Donald Trump, Reince Priebus, Denis McDonough, and Sen. Mitch McConnell
THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT FOR 'THIS WEEK' ON March 20, 2016 and it will be updated. GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS , HOST: Hello again. After another wild week in the race for the White House, it began with more big wins for Donald Trump -- at least three states on Tuesday, the most delegates by far, moving
What The Alan Gross Release Means
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES EXCLUSIVE — AMERICAN ALAN GROSS RELEASED AFTER FIVE YEARS: Held for five years in Cuba, 65-year-old American contractor Alan Gross has been released from prison and is en route to U.S. soil, ABC’s JIM AVILA and SERENA MARSHALL report. In a...