Hillary Clinton: Israel 'Provoked' By Hamas
During back-to-back Facebook and Twitter chats Monday evening, Hillary Clinton weighed in again on the growing tensions in the Middle East, reiterating her hope for a ceasefire in the region and stressing her view that Israel has largely been â€œprovokedâ€? by Hamas throughout the conflict....
Gun Control Takes Center Stage on Chris Christie Conn. Trip
GREENWICH, Conn. â€” New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie traveled to Connecticut to campaign with Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley, but the issue of gun control dominated the evening. Outside one of the fundraisers Christie attended, he was greeted Â by about 170 protesters angry at his...
Georgia On Our Minds
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES TIME TO PICK A CANDIDATE: Two months of Republican-on-Republican badmouthing will finally come to an end in Georgia tonight, according to ABCâ€™s CHRIS GOOD. Either Rep. Jack Kingston or former Dollar General CEO David Perdue will become the GOP candidate...
New Alison Lundergan Grimes Ad Hits Mitch McConnell on 'Not My Job' Comment
Alison Lundergan Grimesâ€™ is out with a new television ad Â hitting her opponent, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on comments he made about his role in Â job creationÂ in April. ABC News got a sneak peak of Grimesâ€™ second television ad featuring Kentuckians asking questions to...
Primary Season Continues: Georgia Votes in Run-Off
ABC Newsâ€™ Shushannah Walshe and Christopher Good report, with Â FiveThirtyEight.comâ€™s Harry Enten: WHOâ€™S ON THE BALLOT? Voters in Georgia will cast ballots in primary run-offs today. One race, the GOP run-off for the open Georgia Senate seat, will set up a Â 2014 fight between tonightâ€™s...
Why Political E-Mails Are Getting Even Weirder
Like car salesmen itchy to make quota, political campaigns ooze with desperation as the first of each new month approaches. The Federal Election Commission counts donations monthly in an election year like this one, and candidates get eager to post impressive numbers before the deadline as signs of momentum and strength. So they soak their backers in pleadings, proddings, urgings, come-ons and sometimes even threats all via email -- a source of campaign fundraising thatâ€™s exploded over the last decade.
2014's Weirdest And Wackiest Campaign Ads So Far
As one campaign ad ironically admits, nobody likes political ads. But we think youâ€™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.