Hurricane Isaac News
A Look Back at How Hurricanes Affect Presidential Elections
When a major hurricane hits during presidential election season, the candidates have an opportunity to demonstrate their leadership skills at a time of crisis. Now as Hurricane Matthew barrels up the Atlantic Coast, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump have each
This Week in History: August 28-September 3
ABC News' Jonathan Karl looks back at great moments in history, politics and pop culture.
Cleveland Could Still Be Exciting Without Contested Convention
The excitement and trepidation over the possibility of a contested Republican convention has dissipated, but Donald Trump still promises to keep things lively. Trump, who is now the presumptive GOP presidential nominee after his remaining competitors dropped out this week, said he has grand plans
Top 7 Tips to Prepare for Tropical Storm Arthur or Other Natural Disasters
As Tropical Storm Arthur strengthens, several states are on guard for potential damage. North Carolina is on official hurricane alert while Florida and South Carolina have been issued tropical storm watches. The last time a hurricane hit the United States was in 2012 with Hurricane Isaac. While it
Top Six Myths, Facts About Disaster Insurance
After severe storms and tornadoes struck the Midwest over the weekend, killing at least six people and injuring many more, business owners and households will spend the next months trying to piece their lives back together. The type of property damage varies across the country from the weekend's
Dangerous Floods, Hurricane and Landslide Devastate Mexico
Death toll climbs as Hurricane Manuel regained strength and caused major destruction.
Just In Time For Christmas - Fiscal Cliff Chaos (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: BOEHNER PULLS ‘PLAN B’: ABC’S John Parkinson, Devin Dwyer, and Sunlen Miller report that House Speaker John Boehner tried and failed to win enough votes to pass his fiscal cliff “Plan B” option, and in a...
To Woo Republican Support, Sandy Aid Bill Plumped Up With Money for Another Hurricane
Without mentioning them by name, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., singled out today specific Republican senators, calling on them to help pass the supplemental aid package for victims of Hurricane Sandy. The call was also backed up quietly with some money. Late Wednesday night...
2012 Year in Review: 'GMA' Looks Back
Election 2012, Trayvon Martin, Whitney Houston, Hurricane Sandy and gun violence made news.
The Year With Katie Couric: Politics
With Biden's mouth, Ryan's muscles and Romney's hair, 2012 proved politics can be fun.