| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:24 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican lawmakers have a message for those who want the party to soften its emphasis on social conservatism in hopes of reaching a wider national audience: Not so fast.
House Republicans flexed their cultural and...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 8:09 AM
Immigration and government surveillance will be major topics this weekend on Sunday morning programs.
ABC's "This Week" talks to Gen. Keith Alexander, director of the National Security Agency. The program starts at 11 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9. A foreign...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 8:57 AM
Republicans have an opportunity for a get-out-of-jail moment with the fastest-growing slice of the electorate, Hispanics.
An immigration bill is likely to pass the Senate by the end of the month. The size and shape of the measure and the tone of the...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:50 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Revelations of massive government collections of Americans' phone and email records have reinvigorated an odd-couple political alliance of the far left and right.
A number of Democratic civil liberties activists, along with...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 12:27 PM
A few weeks ago, the Obama administration found itself under attack from Republicans as well as journalists for its handling of an investigation of a leak to the Associated Press about an al-Qaida operation. It seems the Justice Department had gone to...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 10:53 AM
UPDATED: In an interview with ABC's "This Week," former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush says his parents are divided on whether he should run for president in 2016.
"I think we've got a split ballot amongst the Bush senior family. Pretty sure that's the...
| Jun 16, 2013
As Connecticut continues to look toward gambling for tax revenue, you have to wonder where we will turn next, and could the state use a Department of Bookmaker.
Fortunately there are still many untapped gaming sources.
I mean, the tax revenue from keno,...
| Dec 15, 2012
After 24 years in the U.S. Senate, Joe Lieberman of Connecticut, the first and only Jewish politician nominated to a national major party ticket, in 2000, had some advice to his colleagues in a farewell speech Wednesday on the Senate floor.
To break the...
| May 1, 2013
The Boston Marathon bombing has brought out the xenophobes.
Often when America suffers some large, inexplicable tragedy, we want to blame "foreigners" and look for ways to fortify ourselves against them. It's more reassuring to believe that an evil lies...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 4:45 PM
Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., will be a guest on ‘Meet the Press.' Photo credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images UPDATE: THE REVISED GUEST LIST IS AT THE BOTTOM: The fiscal cliff, Susan Rice and Benghazi will be topics on the Sunday morning...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 4:44 AM
ABC's "This Week" inteviews Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., and Sen. Jon Kyl, R-Ariz. The program starts at 11 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9. Other guests are Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., and Rep. Raul Labrador, R-Idaho. ABC's Jonathan Karl will lead a roundtable...