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Steve Bannon is out as Trump's chief strategist

He is, of course, the conservative firebrand who is credited with injecting a strong note of populism in Donald Trump's message helping him win the...

Strait Talk: Live from the ABC Republican Presidential Debate

This was a perfect place that I got chips in South Carolina I got chips in Nevada I got chips it out and Michigan I'm...

Democratic National Convention 2016: Fact-Checking the Speakers

While some consider Mike Pence a scourge of the LGBT community, he has consistently defined his governing philosophy in terms of his Christian and conservative...

Book Excerpt: Kimberley Strassel's 'The Intimidation Game'

NewsBusters (blog)The e-mails came within minutes of Lois Lerner's confession. And that was much to the IRS's chagrin. The agency had carefully strategized the moment,...

'After The View': June 16,2016

I used to read that I was on another network and Easter you read FaceBook comments and about myself no. That was plenty up ...

The Note: Dueling Speeches in DC

This afternoon, just 45 minutes after Clinton is due to speak, Trump will speak at the annual Faith and Freedom Conference headed up by conservative...

Pinatas and Politics: CA Primary Means Big Business for Pinata Makers

' Rachel Scott goes inside the LA Pinata District where Clinton and Trump pinatas are being made and sold. 19:28 | 06/07/16. Share. Title ...

Today in History

Ten years ago: Veterans Affairs Secretary Jim Nicholson acknowledged a stolen computer contained personal data on about 2.2 million active-duty military, Guard and Reserve personnel...

'After The View': May 24, 2016

Off the set and that's really helpful like you know joy and I took a train ride together only got Barry now ready to with...

Congress Reaches Deal to Overhaul Chemical Regulation

The bill also has the support of conservative Republicans such as Sens. David Vitter of Louisiana and James Inhofe of Oklahoma. "This is a political...

The Note: The Dilemma Of the Democrats

Donald Trump is trying to be, for him, traditional – meeting with Henry Kissinger, almost apologizing to Megyn Kelly, listing potential Supreme Court picks that...

Transcript for '10% Happier': RuPaul

The world's most famous drag queen talks with ' Dan Harris about how he started his meditation practice. 36:12 | 05/18/16. Share. Title. Description. Share...

The Note: The Anti-Trump Playbook

The latest war of words between presumptive U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump and British Prime Minister David Cameron is not the first time the New...

The Note: Reviewing Trump's Day in DC

House Speaker Paul Ryan declined to endorse the New York billionaire, ABC's ARLETTE SAENZ reports, even after the two men issued a joint statement calling...

'Folks Back Home' Have Varying Views on N. Carolina LGBT Law

Phil Berger and House Speaker Tim Moore come from conservative districts where recent interviews with residents indicate they are both getting high marks for their...

Reince Priebus on Donald Trump's Taco Tweet: 'He's Trying'

NewsweekHonestly, he's trying," Priebus told Politico's Mike Allen at a breakfast event on Friday. "I honestly think he understands that building and unifying and growing...

The Note: And Then There Was One

--WHAT TRUMP'S PATH TO 1,237 LOOKS LIKE: While the Republican field has now been cleared for Donald Trump, the road ahead is still messy for...

3 out of 4 seeking re-election in Blaine

He wants to see the reconstruction of Interstate 35W between Highway 36 in Roseville and Sunset Avenue in Blaine, which would include the addition of...

The Note: Two Against Trump

A spokesman for Kasich, Chris Schrimpf, told that Kasich was no longer going to hold any public events in Indiana on Tuesday, when he...

Obama Narrowing List of Possible Supreme Court Candidates

The Sun ChronicleThe choices suggest the White House plans to challenge the Republican Senate to block a nominee whose pedigree might have paved the way...

African-American Voters See Court Fight as Affront to Obama

"The Obama presidency has been mobilizing for African-Americans," said Daniel Hopkins, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania whose research focuses on racial and ethnic...

Supreme Court May Face Extended Period With 8 Justices

Adding spice to the mix is the unusual makeup of the court, with four liberal-leaning Democratic appointees and four conservative-leaning Republican appointees. One of the...

US Rep. Reid Ribble Won't Seek Re-Election; Cites Family

Appleton Post Crescent... Democratic incumbent Steve Kagen in Wisconsin's 8th Congressional District. He was Wisconsin's lone representative on the House Agriculture Committee during passage of...

Religion News in Brief

Christian conservative activist Bob Vander Plaats (plahtz) exchanged a series of testy messages with Trump over Twitter on Tuesday. At a Cruz rally in Ottumwa,...

Evangelicals at Odds With Business Over Convention Losses

"This really comes down to a battle of big business and big money against small businesses and religious liberty," said Indiana Pastor Kevin Baird, who...

The Note: Cruz Looks to Derail The Trump Train

--CRUZ SAYS TRUMP'S IMMIGRATION POLICY AMOUNTS TO 'AMNESTY': Ted Cruz has praised Donald Trump for making illegal immigration a central issue of the Republican presidential...

Virginia Eyes New Sentences After Juries Didn't Get Key Fact

In 1998, the jury deciding Anderson's fate asked whether the state of Virginia had parole, and the judge was unable to tell them that the...

For Congress in 2015, GOP Upheaval Overshadows Legislating

After years hounding by tea party conservatives, House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, abruptly announced his resignation in September. It took a tumultuous month and public...

Mike Huckabee Defends Actions of Jailed Kentucky County Clerk

There were some dissenting voices in the conservative movement. I want you to respond to something in the American conservative. He says that the supreme...

'This Week' Transcript: Mike Huckabee and John Kasich

DONALD TRUMP (R), PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: I will be totally pledging my allegiance to the Republican Party and the conservative principles for which it stands. KARL:...

Donald Trump Suggests Support of Some Federal Funding for Planned Parenthood

David Bozell, president of ForAmerica, issued a statement saying Trump "simply must be clear about his position on taxpayer-funding of Planned Parenthood if he expects...

First GOP Debate: How Republican Presidential Candidates Are Cramming for the ...

Kasich later told FOX News' Chris Wallace, “that's not the way we operate” and promising Weaver won't be sending anymore of those tweets. BEN CARSON:...

The Note: Clinton, Cuba, Cash and E-Mails

TODAY ON THE TRAIL with ABC's SHUSHANNAH WALSHE: In Tinley Park, Illinois the Black Conservative R.I.S.E Initiative Conference will feature Ben Carson and Mike Huckabee.

The Note: Hillary Clinton Facing More Scrutiny Over E-mails

- ABC NewsABC News"What I do know is, that in the State Department we have a whole team working extremely hard to get all...

The Note: Who Stood With Rand This Time?

--HUCKABEE TO SKIP IOWA STRAW POLL: "I have concluded this year's Iowa Straw Poll will serve only to weaken conservative candidates and further empower the...

Inside 'Ashley's War,' Story of a Special Ops Program That Put Woman in ...

Peter Chiarelli, who served as the 32nd Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army from 2008 to 2012. “From the time you entered in...

Warriors clinch division with 122-108 victory over Blazers

"We're very comfortable with how we're going to get shots every single night," coach Steve Kerr said. "Then it's just about executing and not turning...

What Does Rand Paul's CPAC Win Mean for 2016?

Transcript for ABC news, national harbor, Maryland. Thank you, David. ABC's political analyst Matthew dowd, ABC's cokie Roberts, syndicated host laura Ingraham and lz...

House Dems Fight to Hold 9 Districts Romney Won

Heavy outside Republican spending has been nearly matched by Democrats, but Barrow's campaign has outraised that of his GOP opponent, businessman Rick Allen, by nearly...

Secret Service scandal sparks rare bipartisanship

Thomas Eric Duncan rushed to help his 19-year-old neighbor when she began convulsing days after first complaining of stomach pain. Everyone assumed her .... House...

'This Week' Transcript: House Speaker John Boehner

THOMAS: FBI Director James Comey told me and a small group of reporters that the Khorasan was at the top of his list of threats...

How Low Can He Go?

(blog)Now that he's back in New Hampshire, Smith is running as the “true conservative” in the race, but it's not only the fact that...

The Final Primary Elections: New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Delaware, Rhode ...

(blog) (blog)Brown's primary lead and endorsements from Granite State Sen. Kelly Ayotte and even Mitt Romney has made him the focus since he entered...

Kansas Independent US Senate Hopeful in Spotlight

He contributed to the 2008 presidential campaigns of Democrats Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, but also to moderate Republican Scott Brown's campaign for the U.S.

Primary Challenger Concedes to US Rep. DesJarlais

"A contest would not be the right thing for the Republican Party and the conservative cause in Tennessee," Tracy said. DesJarlais, a Jasper physician who...

Unrest in Ferguson

(blog)ABC's MARY BRUCE reports. The president will also receive an update on Iraq from the National Security Council and will have lunch with Vice...

Tea Party Anger Over Mississippi Loss Ripples Across States

Politico (blog)Chris McDaniel is investigating whether the Democratic votes in the Republican run-off were legal. It is legal for Democrats to vote for Cochran if...

2016 Campaign Checklist: Chris Christie

Lamar Alexander in Tennessee, irritating Alexander's primary opponent, who called Christie's record in New Jersey "dumb governance." Spring speech pleased activists at Conservative Political Action...

The Note's Must-Reads for Thursday, June 5, 2014

CNN (blog)The Hill's Alexander Bolton and Erik Wasson: “Bergdahl deal explanations flop” A special briefing by senior administration officials Wednesday evening failed to sell skeptical...

While You Were Sleeping: What You Missed in Politics

(blog) (blog)There was concern among establishment Republicans that state assemblyman Tim Donnelly, a tea party favorite and a former leader of the Minuteman volunteer...