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Mitch McConnell Refuses Comment on Bannon, Despite Record of Opining on Obama Personnel Picks
Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell declined Wednesday to comment on president-elect Donald Trump ’s appointment of Steve Bannon to be his senior adviser. "I'm not going to comment on White House personnel selections," McConnell said. Bannon is the former publisher of the conservative website
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Wins 2nd Term in Runoff Victory
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel won a second term Tuesday in a runoff election that hinged on serious financial challenges facing the nation's third-largest city and the brusque management style of the former White House chief of staff. Emanuel was forced to campaign furiously across the city to beat
The Beginning Of The ENDA (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES THE SENATE MAKES A MOVE: The Senate is set to hold its first test vote today on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, known as ENDA — legislation which would ban discrimination in the workplace based on sexual orientation or gender identity....
'This Week' Transcript: Dan Pfeiffer, Sen. Rand Paul, and Nate Silver
A rush transcript of "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" airing on Sunday morning, November 3, 2013 on ABC News is below. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated. STEPHANOPOULOS: Welcome to This Week. It's a perfect storm. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) KATHLEEN SEBELIUS, HEALTH AND HUMAN
The Note: Boston's Unfinished Business
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES THE LATEST FROM BOSTON: Federal prosecutors say they are expected to file formal criminal charges, possibly today, against Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev that could lead to the death penalty, a decision being left to U.S. Attorney ...
Jobs Numbers Quickdraw, Issa's Dragnet, Reid vs. Romney, Missile Defense Porn - PM Note
Missile Defense Porn: Watching the Wrong Bombshells-A top official at the government agency charged with protecting America from incoming nuclear missiles recently had to order his employees to keep their eyes on the sky and off pornographic websites they had accessed on secure computers. ...
For Whom The Attack Ad Tolls
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: BREAKING: JOBS REPORT BETTER THAN EXPECTED: The United States economy added 163,000 jobs in July, but at the same time, the nation’s unemployment rose to 8.3 percent, according to the latest monthly jobs numbers issued ...
WH Chief of Staff Daley Briefed on Solyndra Concerns, Email Says
Buried in the treasure trove of White House emails related to Solyndra released Thursday by the House Energy and Commerce Committee is one suggesting that concerns about Solyndra’s viability were shared all the way up to then-White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley a full...
Spokesperson Bloopers and Blunders
From Telling Off the Press to Mistaking a General For a Waiter, Behold These Foul-ups
Divide And Ruling: Public Splits In SCOTUS Aftermath (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: THE GREAT DIVIDE: A new ABC News-Washington Post poll shows that 43 percent of Americans see President Obama’s signature health care law favorably while 42 percent see it unfavorably. That’s a closer division than existed