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September 27

How China, Russia recently sought to spread misinformation online, according to Meta

The fake accounts spanned Facebook, Instagram and more but were not widely seen.
September 27
September 27

How Black voter turnout will shape Georgia governor's race: The Note

There are signs that Democrats in Georgia and elsewhere should be worried.
September 27
Brian Kemp, governor of Georgia, left, speaks with a constituent after a news conference in McDonough, Ga., July 29, 2020.
September 26

Biden's student loan forgiveness estimated to cost $400B as White House pushes back

A spokesman said the president is still likely to reduce the deficit this year.
September 26
President Joe Biden delivers remarks at the National Education Association Headquarters, in Washington, DC, Aug. 23, 2022.
September 26

Biden proposes new rule requiring airlines to disclose extra fees upfront

Under the proposed rule, airlines and travel search websites would have to disclose fees upfront.
September 26
Under the proposed rule, airlines and travel search websites would have to disclose fees upfront.
September 26

White House addresses President Biden’s low approval ratings

ABC News political reporter Brittany Shepherd discusses what to know ahead of the midterms after White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre is pressed about President Joe Biden’s low polling.
September 26
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September 26

Biden and DeSantis haven't spoken directly as Hurricane Ian bears down on Florida

The White House insisted political tensions between the two are not an issue.
September 26
President Joe Biden speaks at a ceremony honoring the 2021 World Series champion Atlanta Braves in the East Room at The White House in Washington, D.C.
September 26

McConnell calls Democrat Kyrsten Sinema 'the most effective first-term senator'

The top Republican applauded her defense of the Senate filibuster.
September 26
Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema made remarks about bipartisanship as a guest of Sen. Mitch McConnell during an event at the McConnell Center on the campus of the University of Louisville in Louisville, Ky. on Sept. 26, 2022.
September 26

President Biden, Gov. DeSantis have yet to speak ahead of storm

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre insisted that the politically tense relationship between the two men is not at issue.
September 26
White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre insisted that the politically tense relationship between the two men is not at issue.
September 26

How Arizona's abortion ban may affect the midterms

Abortion providers could be sentenced to prison.
September 26
Abortion rights advocates chant during a rally at the Tucson Federal Courthouse in Tucson, Ariz., July 4, 2022.
September 26

Senate stumbles toward government shutdown with impasse over energy policy

Just three legislative days remain before funding runs out.
September 26
Sen. Joe Manchin presides over a hearing on battery technology, at the Dirksen Senate Office Building, Sept. 22, 2022 in Washington, DC.
September 26

How Arizona's abortion ban will affect midterms

ABC News' Libby Cathey, who is covering the Arizona midterm races, speaks with "Start Here," about the latest developments in key races.
September 26
ABC News' Libby Cathey, who is covering the Arizona midterm races, speaks with "Start Here," about the latest developments in key races.
September 26

Why many in the HBCU community celebrated Biden's student loan forgiveness

Advocates say they were key in shaping the White House's plan.
September 26
Associate Professor Dominique Baker, Ph.D, teaches in the Department of Education Policy and Leadership at Southern Methodist University's Simmons School of Education and Human Development.
September 26

Biden to propose new rule requiring airlines to disclose extra fees upfront

Airlines would have to disclose extra fees the first time the airfare is shown.
September 26
A person watches airplanes take off from the Tom Bradley International terminal at Los Angeles International Airport, Aug. 10, 2022.
September 26

Next Jan. 6 hearing may be 'more sweeping': Schiff

Ahead of the House Jan. 6 committee's next hearing, scheduled for Wednesday afternoon, members on Sunday offered a small preview of what is to come.
September 26
Ahead of the House Jan. 6 committee's next hearing, scheduled for Wednesday afternoon, members on Sunday offered a small preview of what is to come.
September 26

Pelosi raises stakes as Democrats confront stark new polls: The Note

The speaker's midterm pitch comes as her party faces a predicament with voters.
September 26
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi attends the Global Citizen Concert in New York, Sept. 24, 2022.
September 25

'Power Trip' premieres: Getting answers from DeSantis and sheriff on migrant flights

Airing on Hulu, the series follows "embeds" as they break news on the trail.
September 25
September 25

Next Jan. 6 hearing may be 'more sweeping' as members weigh criminal referral: Schiff

"It will tell the story about a key element of Donald Trump's plot."
September 25
Former President Donald Trump holds a rally in Wilmington, N.C., Sept. 23, 2022.
September 25

Cheney says she'll campaign against Lake, Mastriano because of their election denials

"That might be the biggest, best gift I've ever received," Kari Lake responded.
September 25
Rep. Liz Cheney speaks about her role on the January 6th Committee and how she feels Donald Trump is a continued threat to our democracy, during an interview at the Texas Tribune Festival in Austin, Texas, Sept. 24, 2022. Cheney revealed she would leave the Republican party if Trump were to gain the presidential nomination for 2024.
September 25

Trump can't 'declassify documents by saying so,' GOP senator admits when pressed

The Wyoming lawmaker also criticized the government's search of Mar-a-Lago.
September 25
Sen. John Barrasso speaks to media during the weekly Senate Republican Leadership press conference, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Sept. 13, 2022.
September 25

Archive: 'This Week' Transcripts

Here are transcripts from past 'This Week' programs.
September 25
This Week Transcript Archive
September 25

US sees Russia 'struggling,' has warned of catastrophe if Putin uses nuke: Sullivan

Protests have broken out in Russia over the call-up of thousands of reservists.
September 25
White House National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan is interviewed on ABC's "This Week", Sept. 25, 2022.
September 25

'This Week' Transcript 9-25-22: Jake Sullivan & Sen. John Barrasso

This is a rush transcript of "This Week" airing Sunday, September 25.
September 25
National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan speaks during the daily news briefing at the White House, Sept. 20, 2022, in Washington, DC.
September 25

Biden struggles, as does his party, as most Democrats look elsewhere for 2024: POLL

The economy and inflation are among the top issues heading into the midterms.
September 25
President Joe Biden attends a performance by British rocker Elton John at the White House in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 23, 2022.
September 24

Ohio GOP candidate maintains he served in military

Military records reviewed by ABC News show J.R. Majewski was based in Qatar.
September 24
Ohio Republican congressional candidate J.R. Majewski defends his military record at a news conference on Sept. 23, 2022, in Holland, Ohio.
September 24

Michigan governor hopeful jokes about Whitmer kidnapping plot

Two men were convicted in August for conspiring to kidnap Whitmer.
September 24
In this Aug. 6, 2022, file photo, Michigan Gubernatorial candidate Tudor Dixon speaks during the general session at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Dallas, Texas.
September 24

Arizona Democrats react to state’s near-total abortion ban

Arizona Democrats gathered outside the attorney general's office on Saturday to condemn Republicans following a judge’s ruling on a near-total abortion ban.
September 24
Arizona Democrats gathered outside the attorney general's office on Saturday to condemn Republicans following a judge’s ruling on a near-total abortion ban.
September 24

'I'm furious': Arizona Democrats speak out against near-total abortion ban

A judge has upheld a 1901 law restricting nearly all abortions in the state.
September 24
A woman protests outside the Arizona Capitol to voice her dissent with an abortion ruling, on Sept. 23, 2022, in Phoenix.
September 24

Major topics on ballot to watch in November

Abortion access, legalized marijuana and antiquated laws on slavery are some of the topics that will be addressed in ballot measures in midterm elections.
September 24
Abortion access, legalized marijuana and antiquated laws on slavery are some of the topics that will be addressed in ballot measures in midterm elections.
September 24

Voters in these states have abortion-related questions on the ballot in November

Three states seek to protect abortion rights and two seek to restrict rights.
September 24
Reproductive Freedom for All leaders and supporters await the Michigan Board of Canvassers vote to send their initiative to the November ballot during a Friday, Sept. 9, 2022, meeting in Lansing, Mich.
September 24

Abortion access, labor rights, legal pot among initiatives up for vote this November

Voters will be given the chance to directly decide major policies.
September 24
Voters cast their ballots in Los Angeles, June 5, 2018.
September 24

New nuclear threats raise risk from a 'cornered Putin': Experts

"We’re in uncharted waters," one analyst told ABC News.
September 24
In this image taken from video released by the Russian Presidential Press Service, Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures as he addresses the nation in Moscow, Russia, Sept. 21, 2022.
September 23

Elton John rocks the White House amid his farewell tour

John's performing Saturday at Nationals Park as part of his "farewell tour."
September 23
Elton John performs on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, Sept. 23, 2022. John is calling the show "A Night When Hope and History Rhyme," a reference to a poem by Irishman Seamus Heaney that President Joe Biden often quotes. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
September 23

Kevin McCarthy announces House GOP plan ahead of midterms

ABC News' Brittany Shepherd breaks down House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy's GOP agenda and the White House's response before the midterm elections heat up.
September 23
VIDEO: Kevin McCarthy announces House GOP plan ahead of midterms
September 23

Midterms: Is the GOP a big enough tent for anti-Trump candidates?

ABC News congressional correspondent Rachel Scott breaks down the state of the GOP – and whether "non-Trumpist" voices can survive in today's Republican Party.
September 23
VIDEO: Midterms: Is the GOP a big enough tent for anti-Trump candidates?
September 23

ABC News Live: McCarthy unveils GOP’s 'Commitment to America'

Plus, the latest on investigations surrounding former President Donald Trump and a look at how NASA plans to stop a potential asteroid strike.
September 23
VIDEO: ABC News Live: McCarthy unveils GOP’s 'Commitment to America'
September 23

National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan & Sen. John Barrasso Sunday on "This Week"

This is a listing for "This Week" airing Sunday, September 25, 2022.
September 23
This Week with George Stephanopoulos
September 23

McCarthy rolls out House GOP 'Commitment to America' ahead of midterms

The plan largely leans on high inflation, crime and more, but eschews specifics.
September 23
House Minority leader Kevin McCarthy speaks at DMI Companies in Monongahela, Pa., on Sept. 23, 2022. McCarthy joined with other House Republicans to unveil their "Commitment to America" agenda.
September 23

GOP hammers crime in Wisconsin races; Dems say they want to distract from abortion

The governor, seeking reelection from a GOP challenger, has gone on the defense.
September 23
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers speaks during an event attended by President Biden at Henry Maier Festival Park in Milwaukee, Sept. 5, 2022.
September 23

White House calls GOP midterms plan 'extremist, ultra-MAGA'

Republicans are looking to take control of Congress this November with major economic goals and plans to be harder on crime.
September 23
VIDEO: White House calls GOP midterms plan 'extremist, ultra-MAGA'
September 23

Abortion access in North Carolina might hinge on 5 seats In the state legislature

North Carolina has become a haven for women in states throughout the South seeking abortion.
September 23
VIDEO: Abortion access in North Carolina might hinge on 5 seats In the state legislature
September 23

'The Committee: Attack on the Capitol – The Investigation'

The ABC News Live special recapping key moments from the Jan. 6 hearings debuts Friday night at 8:30 p.m. ET / 9:30 p.m. PT on ABC News Live and streams later on Hulu.
September 23
VIDEO: 'The Committee: Attack on the Capitol – The Investigation'
September 23

Kevin McCarthy's 'commitment' to voters punts on divisive choices: The Note

Unity comes at the expense of specific policy.
September 23
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy speaks to reporters outside his office in the Capitol, Aug. 12, 2022.
September 23

Black voters could push Stacey Abrams to victory in Georgia. Will they?

Ahead of a Brian Kemp rematch, Abrams focuses on persuasion and mobilization.
September 23
Democratic candidate for Georgia Governor, meets with supporters at a Labor Day picnic for AFL-CIO union members as race between Abrams and incumbent Republican governor Brian Kemp tightens, on Sept. 5, 2022, in Hapeville, Ga.
September 22

Arizona secretary of state candidate Mark Finchem reveals he sat for Jan. 6 interview

Finchem claimed he was a witness, not a subject, of the Jan. 6 Capitol attack.
September 22
Arizona Secretary of State Republican candidate Mark Finchem listens to instructions prior to debating Democratic challenger Adrian Fontes, Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022, in Phoenix.
September 22

House passes bills on policing and public safety

The House passed four policing reform bills on Thursday ahead of the midterm elections.
September 22
The House passed four policing reform bills on Thursday ahead of the midterm elections.
September 22

Special master sets timeline for review in Trump docs case

An appeals court has simplified the review by removing the classified materials.
September 22
FBI photograph of redacted documents and classified cover sheets recovered from a container stored in former U.S. president Donald Trump's Florida estate that was included in a U.S. Department of Justice filing Aug. 30, 2022.
September 22

House Democrats pass public safety bills after striking last-minute deal

Lawmakers struck a deal on a public safety package after days of negotiations.
September 22
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer speaks during a press conference on September 21, 2022 in Washington, DC.
September 22

One aspect of Trump, DOJ saga 'a frolic and a detour,' former federal prosecutor says

Former president's team will likely keep up the fight, he says.
September 22
FBI photograph of redacted documents and classified cover sheets recovered from a container stored in former U.S. president Donald Trump's Florida estate that was included in a U.S. Department of Justice filing Aug. 30, 2022.
September 22

Beasley, Demings show how 'unique' swing-state Dems are embracing law enforcement

As the GOP calls the party in power soft on crime, candidates want to push back.
September 22
Democratic Senate Candidate Cheri Beasley exits Fourth Ward Barber & Hairstyle after speaking with potential voters in Charlotte, N.C., Sept. 17, 2022.
September 22

Fugitive 'Fat Leonard' caught in Venezuela

He cut off his ankle monitor weeks before he was set to be sentenced.
September 22
Leonard "Fat Leonard" Francis is seen in this undated photo released by the U.S. Marshals Service.

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