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Where All of President Obama's Top Aides Have Ended Up
President Barack Obama's former press secretary Robert Gibbs is far from the first high profile staffer to leave the White House for a plum private sector gig. The announcement that Gibbs will be headed to work in the corporate offices of McDonald's Golden Arches makes his just one of the latest
ABC News Announces Coverage of the 2014 Midterm Election Across All Programs and Platforms
On Tuesday, November 4 Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos Leads Live Coverage on the ABC Network and Digital Platforms Two Live One-Hour “Your Voice, Your Vote” Programs Air on ABC at 10:00 PM ET and 10 PM PT Uninterrupted Coverage Online from 7:00 PM – 2:00...
‘This Week’ Transcript: Rep. Michael McCaul on ISIS Threat
Below is the rush transcript of "This Week" on August 24th, 2014. It may contain errors. ANNOUNCER: Today on This Week, imminent ISIS threat -- American families fearing for kidnapped loved ones, urgent warnings to police about a threat to the homeland and the U.S. considering a massive military
Sunday on 'This Week': The Latest on the Threat from ISIS
This Sunday, House Homeland Security Committee Chair Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, discusses the latest on the threat from ISIS and the execution of American journalist James Foley, only on “This Week.” Plus, Rep. William Lacy Clay, D-Missouri, who represents Ferguson in Congress, discusses the ...
The Note: Rick Perry on the Road Again
By CHRIS GOOD (@c_good) NOTABLES RICK PERRY IS ON TO NEW HAMPSHIRE: Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been defiant in the face of his recent indictment, and he’s taking laps around the nation’s major political destinations. Having visited D.C. for a speech at Heritage yesterday,...
Uber Hires ex-Obama Aide David Plouffe
Morning Money Memo: When you have a controversial product to sell, it may be time to call in a heavy-hitting public relations and crisis consultant to pilot your way through a mass of objections. David Plouffe, President’s Obama’s former campaign manager and White House aide,...
Who's Afraid Of The Big Bad Wolf?
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES PRIMARY PRIMER: We have three days of primaries this week with six states voting, but today we’ll be watching Kansas, Missouri, Washington, and Michigan, ABC’s SHUSHANNAH WALSHE and CALEB JACKSON note. There’s a marquee match-up in Kansas that’s ...
'Architect' of Obama's White House Bids Gives Advice to 2016 Hopefuls
ABC News’ Jennifer Hansler and Elizabeth McLaughlin report: David Plouffe, the “architect” of Barack Obama’s two successful presidential campaigns, shared insights about the 2016 presidential election in an interview today with Politico’s Mike Allen. But first, he did some political ...
In Demand: Washington's Highest (and Lowest) Speaking Fees
Speaking engagements are a common way for people to drum up some extra income after long stints in public office or attempts to reach public office. But depending on how much they’re charging, and who’s paying, speaking fees often lead to intense public scrutiny and criticism for politicos looking
Coming Up on 'This Week': Attorney General Eric Holder
As new terror threats emerge from the Middle East and the battle rages over U.S. border enforcement, Attorney General Eric Holder comes to “This Week” Sunday. The powerhouse roundtable debates all the week’s politics, with ABC News contributor and Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol, ABC...