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Hillary Clinton Names Transition Team to Prepare for Her Presidency if She Wins
Hillary Clinton is looking past Election Day and gearing up for what comes next, in the event that she wins. Clinton's campaign announced several key appointments for her transition team, who will be tasked with getting everything lined up to begin her term as president should she win the election.
The Note: Clinton Contemplates a Transition
NOTABLES --CLINTON'S WHITE HOUSE TRANSITION TEAM TAKING SHAPE: Clinton's White House transition team has officially launched. According to the campaign, former Interior secretary and Colorado senator, Ken Salazar , will chair the team, which has been dubbed the "Clinton-Kaine Transition Project."
Melania Trump Joins Joe Biden, Scott Brown, Rand Paul, Sen. John Walsh and Vladimir Putin in Having Been Accused of Plagiarism
Melania Trump is facing mounting criticism over her speech at the Republican National Convention last night, which contained similar lines to Michelle Obama ’s address to the Democratic National Convention eight years ago. But Donald Trump’s third wife and former model isn’t the only political
Former White House Officials Back Keystone
While President Obama has been publicly vague about his views on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, several former White House officials are now pushing for the project’s approval, going well beyond the administration’s official stance. President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry haven’t
In Settling Scores, Bob Gates Trips Over His Own Words
When Bob Woodward’s “Obama’s Wars” came out in 2010, then-Defense Secretary Robert Gates acknowledged there had been strong debate within the Obama national security team but did not provide any details. Instead he said the team had moved forward to implement the debate and described...
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Of The HealthCare.Gov Fix
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES ‘WE HAVE WIDENED THE SYSTEM’S ON RAMP’: Two months after the troubled launch of its signature health care initiative, the Obama administration yesterday announced that its online insurance marketplace now functions smoothly for the “vast majority” of
Vice President Biden Flies to Asia Amid East China Sea Tension
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Vice President Joseph Biden embarked for the capitals of Japan, China, and South Korea today as the three nations stand off over the new flight restrictions Beijing unilaterally imposed in the East China Sea. The trip comes eight days after Beijing announced...
Tom Donilon on 'This Week'
Former Obama National Security Adviser Tom Donilon on challenges in China, Afghanistan, and Iran.
Hamid Karzai's Refusal to Sign Security Deal Called 'Reckless'
On “This Week” Sunday, former Obama National Security Adviser Tom Donilon called Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai’s refusal to sign a long-term security agreement with the U.S. “reckless.” “President Karzai should go ahead and sign the agreement. It has been approved by a very large assembly...
'This Week' Transcript: Former Obama National Security Adviser Tom Donilon
A rush transcript of "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" airing on Sunday morning, December 1, 2013 on ABC News is below. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated. STEPHANOPOULOS: Good morning and welcome to This Week. Deadline drama. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) BARACK OBAMA, PRESIDENT