The Note
Mar 6, 2015 8:45am

Following The Mail Trail

By MICHAEL FALCONE NOTABLES HILLARY CLINTON WAS IN VIOLATION OF STATE DEPARTMENT RULES governing the use of non-governmental email accounts during her entire tenure as secretary of state and for nearly two years after she left the job, ABC’s JONATHAN KARL reports. A senior State Department official told… Read More »

The Note
Mar 5, 2015 9:20am

What We Know And Don’t Know About The Clinton E-Mails

By MICHAEL FALCONE NOTABLES SHE TWEETS: Hillary Clinton addressed concerns last night about her use of a personal email account during her term as secretary of state, expressing a desire to release her emails, ABC’s DAN GOOD, LIZ KREUTZ and SHUSHANNAH WALSHE report. “I want the… Read More »

The Note
Mar 4, 2015 8:53am

You’ve Got Mail

By MICHAEL FALCONE NOTABLES WHAT CONTROVERSY? On a day when Hillary Clinton was battered by stories surrounding her use of a private email account during her four-year tenure at the State Department, the former Secretary managed to completely avoid the controversy du jour. Speaking to… Read More »

The Note
Mar 3, 2015 8:47am

Hillary Dot-Com

By MICHAEL FALCONE NOTABLES HILLARY CLINTON USED A PERSONAL EMAIL ACCOUNT EXCLUSIVELY WHILE SERVING AS SECRETARY OF STATE, and may have violated federal requirements, The New York Times reported last night. According to the Times, Clinton did not have a government email address during her four years… Read More »

The Note
Mar 2, 2015 8:54am

What Jeb Bush Accomplished At CPAC

By MICHAEL FALCONE NOTABLES IN CASE YOU MISSED IT — RAND PAUL’s CPAC THREE-PEAT: Sen. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky, was crowned the winner of the annual Conservative Political Action Conference-Washington Times Straw Poll for the third year in a row. The Kentucky senator said he… Read More »

The Note
Feb 27, 2015 8:11am

What You Missed and What’s Coming Up At CPAC

By MICHAEL FALCONE NOTABLES BOBBY JINDAL PITCHES HIMSELF AS A ‘FULL SPECTRUM CONSERVATIVE’: Louisiana governor and likely 2016 candidate Bobby Jindal says voters are looking for the next Republican presidential nominee to be “a fighter.” And though he has yet to formally announce his candidacy,… Read More »

The Note
Feb 26, 2015 8:04am

3 Reasons Why CPAC Is ‘American Idol’ For Political Nerds

By MICHAEL FALCONE and ERIN DOOLEY NOTABLES DO YOU CPAC? The Conservative Political Action Conference, better known as CPAC, will draw almost all of the Republican Party’s likely presidential contenders to the Washington, DC area over the next three days. They’re each given 20 minutes… Read More »

The Note
Feb 25, 2015 9:04am

Shutdown Countdown at DHS

By MICHAEL FALCONE NOTABLES THE CLOCK IS TICKING but so far there doesn’t seem to be a clear plan to send President Obama a bill before a lapse in funding occurs at the Department of Homeland Security, ABC’s JOHN PARKINSON and ARLETTE SAENZ report. Senate… Read More »

The Note
Feb 24, 2015 9:05am

Three Things To Watch Today

By MICHAEL FALCONE and ARLETTE SAENZ NOTABLES HOMELAND SECURITY SHUTDOWN WATCH: With the clock ticking down before funding for the Department of Homeland Security runs out, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell introduced a bill that he hopes will get the Senate “unstuck” from its current… Read More »

The Note
Feb 23, 2015 8:30am

Scott Walker: That Was Then, This Is Now

By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES  HERE’S A BRIEF REVIEW OF SCOTT WALKER’S WEEKEND: “Gov. Scott Walker: ‘I don’t know’ whether Obama is a Christian” (Washington Post); “Scott Walker: ‘I Don’t Really Know’ Whether Obama Loves America” (Huffington Post); “Walker feeling the heat” (Politico). The Wisconsin… Read More »