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GOP town hall backlash is 'hybrid' of real concern and 'manufactured' anger, Sean Spicer says
The backlash by constituents at GOP town hall meetings across the country is a mix of genuine concern and "manufactured" anger instigated by "professional" protesters, White House press secretary Sean Spicer told reporters today. "Is he suggesting this is manufactured anger? That this is not real
The Note: Marco's Money
By MICHAEL FALCONE NOTABLES --ANALYSIS -- ABC's RICK KLEIN: It's easy enough to mock a particular media portrayal of Marco Rubio , cast as -- shock! -- someone who has struggled with his finances yet owns a luxury boat that isn't that fancy and an expensive home that looks, well, fine. (The
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
Hillary Clinton Emails: Huckabee Questions What They Could Reveal About Benghazi
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee says it is important to have a full review of Hillary Clinton's email correspondence during her tenure as Secretary of State, as lawmakers investigate what happened in the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, where four Americans were killed including
Confessions of a Former White House Press Secretary
If you think current White House Press Secretary Jay Carney has had some rough days, just ask former White House Press Secretary Mike McCurry about the 1990s. As the buffer between a contentious press and Bill Clinton from 1995 to1998, McCurry talked through everything from...
Will Heads Roll? Who Gets Fired Over Obamacare?
The development and roll-out of the federal online health insurance marketplace has been panned inside and outside the White House as a management fiasco. But still unclear, two months after its launch, is whether any administration officials directly responsible for the project will be shown the
What It Takes to Get Fired From the Obama Administration
Call it "Survivor: White House" edition. Over the past week, one high-profile cabinet secretary managed to dodge an onslaught of Republican demands for her resignation while a lesser-known national security aide got the boot for a series of snarky anonymous tweets. In fact, history has shown that
The Note's Must-Reads for Monday, September 23, 2013
The Note’s Must-Reads are a round-up of today’s political headlines and stories from ABC News and the top U.S. newspapers. Posted Monday through Friday right here at www.abcnews.com Compiled by ABC News’ Jayce Henderson, Amanda VanAllen and Will Cantine OBAMACARE ABC News’ Isabel Markham: “Rep....
Hillary Clinton Backs Obama on Limited Syria Strikes
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Breaks Silence, Endorses Obama's Action Plan
The Note: Grill On The Hill - Homeland Security Edition
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES IN THE HOT SEAT: President Obama’s pick for a key national security post is set to be grilled on Capitol Hill today over allegations of misconduct, specifically that he “personally facilitated and assisted” the approval of a visa application for...