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Trump to end Obamacare subsidies that help low-income Americans
The White House announced Thursday night that the administration will slash Obamacare subsidy payments to insurers. The "cost-sharing reduction payments," worth an estimated $7 billion this year, are intended to reduce out-of-pocket costs for low-income Americans on Obamacare. These subsidies are
Clinton Campaign, DNC Planning Counter-Convention During RNC
Talk about political mixed messages. The Clinton campaign and Democratic National Committee are gearing up for their own joint counter-convention during the Republican National Convention next week, sending a full staff to Cleveland to troll the Republicans and fight back against every attack made
The Note: Christie vs. Cruz
NOTABLES --CHRIS CHRISTIE REBUTTED RIVAL TED CRUZ'S CLAIM THAT THE MAJORITY OF CRIMINALS ARE DEMOCRATS in an interview on "Good Morning America" today, according to ABC's JORDYN PHELPS. "I have not noticed that in my background and experience," the Republican presidential candidate and former
'This Week' Transcript Archive
Below are links to transcripts of previous "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" episodes. You can see full video of past programs HERE . Like "This Week" on Facebook HERE . You can also follow the show on Twitter HERE . December 9, 2012 Guests : Sen. Tom Coburn, Sen. Debbie Stabenow, Rep. Jeb
The Sandy Scramble (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: SANDY PLAYS HAVOC WITH POLITICS: ABC’s Jake Tapper reports from Orlando, Florida, where President Obama announced his most recent campaign appearance cancellation due to Hurricane Sandy that the Obama campaign is ...
Sunday Sound: Heard on 'This Week'
Below are some of the notable comments made Sunday on “This Week with George Stephanopoulos.” Guests included Obama deputy campaign manager Stephanie Cutter; former House Speaker Newt Gingrich; ABC News’ George Will; PBS’ “Washington Week” moderator and managing editor Gwen Ifill; Andrew Sullivan,
The Meaning Of Momentum (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: THE RACE FOR OHIO: ABC’s David Muir reports for “World News” that given the Electoral College math, whoever wins the Ohio will almost certainly win the White House–and with that in mind, the campaigns are tailoring...
'This Week' Transcript: Stephanie Cutter and Newt Gingrich
STEPHANOPOULOS (voice-over): Good morning, and welcome to a special election edition of "This Week." ROMNEY: The Obama campaign is slipping. OBAMA: We've come too far to turn back now. STEPHANOPOULOS: It's on, the final sprint. OBAMA: We'll win this election. We'll finish what we started. ROMNEY:
On 'This Week': Stephanie Cutter and Newt Gingrich
With just more than one week until Election Day, President Obama's deputy campaign manager, Stephanie Cutter, and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich will discuss the latest in the 2012 presidential contest, including the first look at the latest numbers from the ABC News/Washington Post tracking
Jack Welch Claims Jobs Report Suspicions Correct
Jack Welch, the former CEO of General Electric, is doubling down on his tweet last week voicing suspicion that the Obama administration is manipulating U.S. employment data for political advantage. “Unfortunately for those who would like me to pipe down, the 7.8 percent unemployment figure released