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Strait Talk: Matt & LZ on the Campaign Ahead After Trump, Clinton Win NY Primary
ABC News contributors Matthew Dowd and LZ Granderson take on the 2016 presidential race and talk to Bernie Sanders campaign advisor and two college students.
Correction: Senate 2016-Illinois-Lawsuit Story
In a story May 12 about a workplace lawsuit against Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Tammy Duckworth , The Associated Press erroneously attributed a statement to the Illinois Republican Party that was actually issued by the campaign of Duckworth's Republican opponent, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk . The Kirk
Judge Allows Workplace Case Against Duckworth to Go to Trial
A 7-year-old workplace retaliation lawsuit against Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Tammy Duckworth will remain a campaign issue into the late summer after an Illinois judge said the case could go to trial before the November election
One Third of Iraqis Think US Supports Terrorism, ISIS
Despite the United States spending billions of dollars and spilling American blood in the fight against ISIS , as many as one third of Iraqis believed as recently as last fall that the U.S. “supports terrorism in general or ISIL [ISIS] specifically,” according to a recent U.S. State Department
Bernie Sanders' One Answer on How Get Anything Done
In its editorial endorsing Hillary Clinton , the Des Moines Register zeroed in on one key aspect of Bernie Sanders ’ campaign. “Sanders admits that virtually all of his plans for reform have no chance of being approved by a Congress that bears any resemblance to the current crop of federal
The Note: In Case You Missed The Battle In Boulder
NOTABLES --6 MOMENTS THAT MATTERED AT THE THIRD GOP DEBATE: At times it seemed the night was defined not by the candidates’ attacks on each other, but on the moderators who lobbed challenging and, at times, contentious questions at them. Some fought back and some candidates, including Marco Rubio ,
GOP Piles on Hillary Clinton Over VA Remark
Hillary Clinton ’s campaign today defended her recent characterization of the Veterans Affairs hospital controversy, accusing Republicans of trying to "exploit the scandal" by going after the Democratic presidential front-runner for comments she made recently about issues with veterans care.
'Not This Clinic:' VA Calls Alleged Mistreatment of Veteran 'Unacceptable"
A troubling video posted to YouTube Tuesday by an Iraq War veteran has led the Department of Veterans Affairs to issue an statement acknowledging what appears to be mistreatment of a man seeking help for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. The veteran, identified by the nonprofit North Georgia
The Note: In Charleston, a Day of Remembrance
NOTABLES --TODAY IN CHARLESTON: President Obama travels to South Carolina today to deliver a eulogy in honor of Reverend Clementa Pinckney who was killed along with eight other worshippers at the Emanuel A.M.E. Church last week. First Lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden