The Note
Mar 26, 2015 8:49am

Potential Presidential Candidates Play The 2016 Waiting Game

By MICHAEL FALCONE NOTABLES WE KNOW THEY’RE RUNNING — SO WHY DON’T THEY JUST SAY SO? The looming 2016 presidential campaign has no shortage of putative contestants, from the big-name players like Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton to the relative unknowns like neurosurgeon Ben Carson… Read More »

The Note
Mar 25, 2015 8:53am

Jeb Bush: What’s In A Name?

By MICHAEL FALCONE NOTABLES MITT ROMNEY ON THE EMERGING 2016 FIELD: The former Republican nominee assessed the fresh crop of potential 2016 Republican nominees yesterday, starting with newly-minted presidential candidate Ted Cruz: “He is a person of very sound capability and I think you’re going… Read More »

The Note
Mar 24, 2015 8:44am

Ted Cruz’s Media Moment

By MICHAEL FALCONE NOTABLES TED CRUZ BETS JEB BUSH WILL ‘SHATTER EVERY FUNDRAISING RECORD’: Texas Sen. Ted Cruz may believe that Jeb Bush, one of his likely opponents for the Republican presidential nomination, will “shatter every fundraising record,” but in an interview with ABC’s JONATHAN… Read More »

The Note
Mar 23, 2015 7:53am

Ted Cruz: First Out Of The Gate

By MICHAEL FALCONE NOTABLES TED CRUZ ANNOUNCES 2016 PRESIDENTIAL BID WITH A TWEET: Texas Senator Ted Cruz officially announced his 2016 presidential campaign on Twitter just after midnight, posting a video saying it will require a “new generation” to lead the country, ABC’s ARLETTE SAENZ… Read More »

The Note
Mar 20, 2015 8:03am

Scenes From The (Non-Campaign) Campaign Trail

By MICHAEL FALCONE NOTABLES HILLARY CLINTON THINKS AMERICA HAS A ‘FUN DEFICIT’: Hillary Clinton appears ready to embark on one of the most rigorous and time-consuming political journeys — the presidential campaign trail — so her message to Americans Thursday was unexpected: Take a break… Read More »

The Note
Mar 19, 2015 9:05am

The Politics Of March Madness

By MICHAEL FALCONE NOTABLES 2016ERS JOIN NCAA POOL @ ESPN.COM! SEE THEIR BRACKETS LIVE BEFORE TIPOFF: They might or might not be running for president, but they definitely want to win our bracket pool: The likes of Jeb Bush, Ted Cruz, Martin O’Malley, and about… Read More »

The Note
Mar 18, 2015 9:14am

Look Who’s Trying To Change How Presidential Candidates Debate

By MICHAEL FALCONE NOTABLES GROUP SEEKS TO ‘CHANGE THE RULE’: Much like America’s political system, presidential debates are dominated by the major parties and their candidates. But a group called Change the Rule, which announced its national launch today, is lobbying to make it easier for third… Read More »

The Note
Mar 17, 2015 8:19am

What The Israeli Election Means For US

By MICHAEL FALCONE NOTABLES THE OFFICIAL LINE FROM THE WHITE HOUSE is that President Obama will work with whoever wins the Israeli election, but as ABC’s JON KARL noted on “Good Morning America,” tensions between the United States and Israel have never been higher than… Read More »

The Note
Mar 16, 2015 8:25am

Congress, Clinton Set To Spar Over E-mails

By MICHAEL FALCONE NOTABLES BOEHNER EXPECTED TO ANNOUNCE NEW HOUSE INVESTIGATION INTO CLINTON E-MAILS: House Speaker John Boehner is expected to announce this week a new investigation into Hillary Clinton’s email practices as Secretary of State, including her admission that more than 31,000 emails were… Read More »

The Note
Mar 13, 2015 9:12am

All The President’s Laugh Lines

By MICHAEL FALCONE NOTABLES OBAMA READS MEAN TWEETS: President Obama read “mean tweets,” joked about Hillary Clinton’s email address and discussed the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, during an appearance last night on “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” according to ABC’s DAN GOOD and KATHERINE FAULDERS. For Mean Tweets… Read More »