VA Scandal Taking Center Role in 2014 Political Ads
ABC Politics | 8/28/14 1:52 PM
Judging by candidatesâ€™ ads, the hottest issue in House and Senate midterm elections this year is easily care for Americaâ€™s veterans. This month alone, 23 House races and 10 Senate races have seen over 13,000 airings of television ads on the topic of veteransâ€™ healthcare...
McConnell pushes back
CNN | 8/28/14 1:11 PM
Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, tells CNN's Dana Bash, "I am the guy that gets us out of shutdowns."
Dem senator claims male colleague told her: Don’t get ‘porky’
Fox News | 8/28/14 10:04 AM
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, without naming any names, claimed in a new book that male colleagues made off-color remarks about her appearance – with one even allegedly squeezing her stomach and telling her: “Don't lose too much weight now. I like my girls chubby.”
2014's Weirdest And Wackiest Campaign Ads So Far
ABC Politics | 8/28/14 8:42 AM
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.
McConnell, the Democrats and the limits of a secret tape
CNN | 8/28/14 7:56 AM
Democrats say a secret audio recording of their biggest election year target -- Sen. Mitch McConnell -- talking to a donor summit arranged by the Koch brothers -- the Democrats' 2014 bogeymen -- is McConnell's "47%" moment.
General disciplined over handling of sex assault allegations
CNN | 8/27/14 3:54 PM
A major general who formerly headed U.S. Army operations in Japan will be forced to retire and do so at a lower rank after the military concluded that he failed to "properly address" sexual assault allegations in his command, the Army said on Wednesday.