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'Whitey' Bulger Defense Wants California Evidence Tossed
Lawyers for James "Whitey" Bulger have filed a motion requesting that the evidence seized when the notorious Boston mobster who spent 16 years as a fugitive was captured be tossed out of his ongoing trial. Defense attorney J.W. Carney argued that the guns found secreted behind a wall in Bulger's
Libertarian Gary Johnson Secures Running Mate
Seizing new fuel for his appeal to Donald Trump's critics, former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson has joined forces with another former Republican governor to boost his Libertarian presidential bid
Sequester Fallout - The Risk For Republicans (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES EXCLUSIVE — A RARE SEQUESTER MEETING AT THE WHITE HOUSE. A Congressional source tells ABC News Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl that the top four Congressional leaders — Boehner, Reid, Pelosi and McConnell — will meet with President ...
Republicans Supporting Gay Marriage Write Supreme Court Amicus Brief
The issue of same sex marriage is dividing the Republican Party as a group of more than 80 prominent members of the GOP ranging from Dick Cheney's daughter to four former governors have signed an amicus brief before the Supreme Court advocating for the legalization of gay marriage. One of the
A GOP Mess In Massachusetts (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES ON THE PRESIDENT’S AGENDA — IMMIGRATION AND THE DEFICIT: President Obama meets separately at the White House today with top labor and business leaders today to discuss “immigration reform and how it fits into his broader economic agenda, and his...
Mass. GOP Buoyed by Winslow's Eyeing U.S. Senate Vacancy
Massachusetts Republicans got a glimmer of hope this morning after days of rejections from heavy-hitting politicians weighing possible runs in the state's upcoming special election. Republican state Rep. Dan Winslow said today he is forming an exploratory committee for the U.S. Senate seat vacated
Tagg Romney for Senate? No Way, Sources Say
Ready for another Romney run? Tagg Romney is not. Boston Herald reported today that the eldest son of Mitt and Ann Romney is considering a run in the special Senate election in Massachusetts now that former senator Scott Brown decided against a run last week....
Scott Brown Won't Run in Special Election
Former Massachusetts Republican senator Scott Brown will not seek out his old job in the June 25 special election to fill John Kerry’s seat, sources tell ABC News. Brown, 53, was considered the strong favorite to win his party’s nomination if he had wanted to...
Debate Day Round II: Head To Head At Hofstra (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: TEAM OBAMA — ‘POTUS IS READY’: ABC’s Jake Tapper reports that today President Obama will work out and spend some time with his debate prep team before leaving for New York mid-morning. A source familiar with...