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Trump ends first year without hosting any State Dinners
Pageantry and politics mix at the White House at those most festive of evenings when the president rolls out the red carpet to host a foreign head of state at the presidential mansion for an official state dinner. But in a break with precedent, the Trump White House has yet to utilize the power of
State Dinner Curse Strikes Again With French President Visit
Looks like French President Francois Hollande will attend Tuesday’s state dinner tout seul . Since Hollande split with live-in girlfriend Valérie Trierweiler , France’s de facto first lady, amid allegations of an affair with 41-year-old actress Julie Gayet, the White House has likely been puzzling
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
Obama And Biden: On The Road Again (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES OBAMA GOES MOBILE: “Drawing renewed attention to the economy, President Barack Obama will return this week to an Illinois college where he once spelled out a vision for an expanded and strengthened middle class as a freshman U.S. senator, long...
Vice President Biden Embarks on Asia Tour
WASHINGTON — Vice President Joseph Biden left for Asia today, kicking off six days of diplomatic events in India and Singapore. The trip comes as U.S. foreign policy has increasingly shifted toward the region; Secretary of State John Kerry visited India less than a month...
Ravi Shankar, Sitar Master and Beatles Influence, Dies at 92
Ravi Shankar, the sitar master who influenced The Beatles and introduced classical Indian music to Western audiences, died Tuesday. He was 92. A statement on Shankar’s website said he died in San Diego, near his Southern California home with his wife and a daughter by his...
Mood Swing: Mitt Romney's Loss Re-Examined (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: DIANE SAWYER SITS DOWN WITH THE SPEAKER: ABC’s Diane Sawyer sat down with House Speaker John Boehner for an exclusive interview assessing the state of play in Washington after the election. Diane asked the speaker how...
India at Crossroads on Path to Superpower Status
The Country Must First Overcome Deep-Seated Corruption and Internal Division
ABC News on the Map - Aug 15
Click on a city to read related news or view ABC News on the Map – Aug 15 on a larger map. Las Vegas: Paul Ryan Meets With Donors as Protest Rages Outside Venetian Hotel Hundreds of protesters greeted Rep. Paul Ryan as he met with a...
The Global Note: India's Missile Test…U.N. Observers Hear the Gunfire In Syria…Bahrain & Formula One…Happy 115th, Mr. Kimura
SECRET SERVICE SCANDAL -AGENTS HAD A PLAN…We’re learning more this morning about what exactly before, during and after a 24-year-old single mother (who describes herself as an escort, not a prostitute) was booted out of her room by a Secret Service Agent who refused to...