Politics
It's Official: Everyone Is Early Voting, so Here???s Where Things Stand
Thirty-five states and D.C. offer early voting
10/31/2014 12:01:54pm
The 7 Most Controversial Ads of Election 2014
Attack ads are some of the oldest -- and dirtiest -- tricks in the political playbook. And 2014 has seen it's share.
10/31/2014 06:24:35pm
The Top 10 Moments Of Election 2014 In 171 Seconds
From Rick Scott???s #fangate to Mary Landrieu???s ???wobble,??? this campaign season has yielded some viral gems.
10/31/2014 03:58:20pm
Obama Commits 'Sin,' Orders 'Death by Chocolate' From the Devil
When President Obama walked into Gregg???s Restaurant and Pub in Providence, R.I., for a surprise lunch with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gina Raimondo, the devil was waiting??? and so were a few Flintstones and a pirate.
10/31/2014 02:33:21pm
Too Many Obama Appointees at State Department, Career Officials Say
The Obama administration is giving an unprecedented number of political appointees top diplomatic positions, a move that has long frustrated career Foreign Service officials but has become a renewed point of contention this week with the departure of Deputy Secretary of State Bill Burns, the only career foreign service officer in the top echelons of Foggy Bottom leadership.
10/31/2014 02:27:44pm
If You Thought the Legal Challenges to Obamacare Were Over, You'd Be Wrong
You thought the battles over health care were over after the nail biting 2012 decision by the Supreme Court upholding a core provision of the law, right? Wrong. In fact, the Justices are meeting behind closed doors Friday to discuss a different challenge to the law that could, ultimately, be fatal to the future of the Affordable Care Act.
10/31/2014 08:55:09am
Election 2014's Freaky Friday
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES PRESIDENT OBAMA IS ON THE ROAD highlighting an issue that he thinks will benefit Democrats in next week???s elections: The economy, ABC???s MARY BRUCE notes. As he campaigns for Democratic candidates in these final days, the president is playing up...
10/31/2014 08:52:48am
Live Blog: New Hampshire Senate Debate
With less than a week to go before Election Day, ABC's George Stephanopoulos is moderating the final New Hampshire U.S. Senate debate between Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and her GOP opponent, Scott Brown.
10/30/2014 08:06:37pm
Pentagon Explains Support for 21-Day Quarantine for Troops
Secretary Chuck Hagel and Gen. Martin Dempsey call the measure "prudent."
10/30/2014 05:40:49pm
Few Arrests of Americans Who Fought In Syria or Iraq
Of the dozens of Americans who traveled to war-torn Syria or Iraq and then returned to the United States, only a ???small group??? of them fought with a terrorist group and might be inclined to launch an attack back in the U.S. homeland, federal counterterrorism officials have determined.
10/30/2014 05:18:38pm
Watch: State Department Employees Do Some Halloween Line Dancing
To keep in shape, State Department employees meet every Friday for some dancing - and on Halloween, some dressed up.
10/31/2014 07:56:22pm
Watch: The 10 Most Unforgettable Moments of the 2014 Midterms
A countdown of the good, the bad, and the funny from around the country this election cycle.
10/30/2014 09:36:25pm
Watch: Gen. Dempsey, Defense Secretary Hagel Discuss 21-Day Ebola Quarantine
Both say they support quarantine period for returning U.S. troops from West Africa
10/30/2014 06:22:44pm
Watch: 5 Crazy Election 2014 Scenarios That Might Actually Happen
How the 2014 midterms could go into overtime.
10/29/2014 01:26:13pm
Watch: President Obama Discusses Ebola in America
Centers for Disease Control announces new guidelines for healthcare workers returning from West Africa.
10/28/2014 05:16:24pm
Watch: President Obama: Ebola 'Will Be Defeated'
The president says America must continue to lead the global response to the disease.
10/28/2014 04:29:24pm
Watch: Governors Cuomo, Christie Outline NY and NJ Ebola Policy
The governors of New York and New Jersey discuss quarantine measures during a joint news conference.
10/27/2014 03:11:16pm
Watch: Little Girl Devastated She Can't Meet George Washington
Four-year-old Ava Lane cries hysterically when she learns Washington is dead
10/27/2014 12:43:12pm
What the GOP Needs to Do to Win the Senate
Republicans enter the home stretch of the 2014 campaign favored to retake the Senate, based simply on the number of paths they have to 51 votes.
10/30/2014 12:25:56pm
This Might Be the Best Thing Joe Biden's Ever Said
The VP's latest Bidenism.
10/03/2014 11:48:58am
2014's Weirdest And Wackiest Campaign Ads
As one campaign ad ironically admits, nobody likes political ads. But we think you???ll get a kick out of these. From castrated hogs to talking dogs, the ads may lack gravitas -- but they seem designed to attract attention.
10/06/2014 05:16:01pm
Photos: Michelle Obama Tries Tai Chi in China
As she enters her 50s, a look at the first lady's life and times.
03/25/2014 03:21:46pm
7 Signs the 2016 Presidential Race Has Begun
A slew of possible presidential hopefuls are making a mad dash for Iowa.
08/06/2014 02:13:26pm
Six Top Democrats Who Aren't So Ready For Hillary
Some major Democrats stay distant from Clinton's presidential prospects.
07/22/2014 11:55:46am