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Nov 15, 2015 9:00am CST
of st. thomas. >> we spoke to one notable member, washington news columnist george will. we asked him why he was disinvited from speaking at one college. >> what is your understanding of why. i wrote a column expressing doubts about the social science behind the claim there is a rape epidemic on campus. to bring different views on the campus but you were incensed disinvited for different views. what is the harm you see in this crackdown of recs -- freedom of expression? >> it matters because we are teaching young people that they have a car patients new entitlement. the entitlement to go through life without ever being attended . so it is not freedom of speech but freedom from speech that might cause them and -- anxiety. there is a universal entitlement to serenity. >> how do we get there? most believe that this is where free thought should be encouraged, even ideas that may be offensive to some. >> the first amendment has been under assault for some time. 54 democratic senators voted last year to amend the first amendment to empower the name of campaign-finance reform to regulate the
Nov 13, 2016 9:00am CST
>> and, uh, we better be ready. he might be leading the republican ticket. [laughter] george: i know you don't believe that. [laughter] chris matthews: it was not close. it was over tonight. very clear result. hillary won big time. it was a shutout. bill sternberg: it is unusual, roger, for the first time in 34 years, since usa today was founded in 1982, the editorial board is taking a position on the presidential race, voters not to support donald trump. sharyl: going into election night, the poll analyst site 538 showed hillary clinton with a 71% chance of winning. was off by more than a half million votes in florida alone and incorrectly predicted clinton would win the sunshine state. at 9:18 p.m., the "detroit free press" incorrectly called michigan for hillary clinton. in the end, trump won the state and the election. culpa in the reality hangover the morning after. larry sabado: we were wrong, ok? the entire punditry industry, the entire polling industry, the entire analyst industry. and i want to use this to take -- opportunity to take my fair share of the blame
Jan 24, 2016 4:00pm CST
george halvorson took in a healthy $10 million in 2013. and half the obamacare nonprofit co-op insurers, including the louisiana health cooperative, are going belly up, but their executive salaries are far from anemic. find $1.3 million for interim ceo terry shilling in 2013. various nonprofits have argued they must pay big salaries to "attract top-notch talent" to "stay profitable" and "preserve management stability" nonprofit quarterly says salaries less than average might leave an organization "concerned about attracting and retaining the highly skilled and motivated staff members needed to achieve the goals." but chaffetz argues there's no bigger job than managing the country. so he has a bold new idea -- nonprofit executives shouldn't have a bigger salary than the president of the united states -- $400,000 a year. what if they say we're gonna get far less talent if we start limiting our salaries? rep. chaffetz: if you can be the president of the uted states, managing a $3.9 trillion dollar budget and all the headaches that goes with it, for $400,000 a year, so can the not
Feb 28, 2016 10:30am EST
and political activist george soros. bernie sanders has raised $95.4 million -- nearly all from direct campaign contributions. sanders has negligible super pac backing. his biggest chunk of outside support is $1.7 million from the union national nurses united. sen. sanders: american democracy is not supposed to be about billionaires buying elections. scott: among the top republicans -- donald trump has $27 million fueling his presidential bid from the candidate himself. trump's biggest outside money, $1.8 million, comes from the super pac, make america great again. ted cruz has $101 million backing his campaign with nearly $50 million coming from outside groups, including four super pacs that share the same name keep the promise. their biggest donor is listed in "open secrets" as the billionaire wilks brothers, at $15 million, who made a fortune >> thank you very much. scott: marco rubio rounds out the top three gop contenders chest. $34 million of those dollars are from outside groups. the biggest chunk, $32.9 million, from conservative solutions pac -- its biggest donor is a l
Apr 24, 2016 9:30am EDT
, named for then secretary of state george marshall. it was widely considered the most successful foreign policy initiative of last century. you might be surprised to hear today, republican senator lindsey graham has come up with a bold, new idea for is -- r something very similar to apply to the mideast. it's a $150 billion marshall plan to address today's terrorist reality. lindsey graham: a brussels paris terrorist attack is coming if we don't get ahead of it. libya's going to become a completely failed state if we don't do something now. in a year from now, if we don't stop this refugee problem, get a better handle on it, the king of jordan could be in real trouble. >> republican senator lindsey graham is a military hawk, but he's suggesting a different solution than more boots on the ground. graham: i'd like to really push radical islam where they're the weakest, empowering people. giving young people something to live for, a good job and a good education. that will destroy radical islam more, far more effectively than a bomb. >> to graham, the bombed out photos of syria with
May 22, 2016 10:00am EDT
opponents. clinton's top donor is billionaire george soros. he's hedge fund manager #2 in our report. he's given more than $7 million, most of it to a pro-hillary super pac. will: the group supporting hillary clinton is priorities u.s.a. action, and they take money from george soros, from haim saban, and several other wealthy democratic mega donors. sharyl: who's haim saban? will: haim saban is the chairman of a big media group. he is a liberal mega donor and has been for several years. he's a very plugged in donor with the clinton coalition. sharyl: saban and his wife have supported hillary to the tune of $7 million. their giant media investment firm owns univision. that's the spanish language tv network that cancelled plans to air trump's miss usa after he said he'd build a wall on mexico's border and crack down on illegal immigration. the saban company is also the network of jorge ramos, who has -- mr. trump: excuse me, sit down. sit down. sharyl: who has publicly sparred with trump. clinton's biggest money strength comes through a formidable network that includes american bridge,
Jan 31, 2016 10:30am EST
2008 -- fizzled soon thereafter. the last iowa caucus winner to seize the nomination was george w. bush in 2000. for more on the importance of iowa as seen by iowans. despite all the press and politics, conser the numbers. attend on caucus night is 120,000. that's about 20% of registered voters. in other words, four out of five members of each party, do not go out to the caucuses on the first night kicking off the election cycle. sharyl: scott, are they used to the attention question mark to they still get excited over the caucuses and candidates? scott: i think they get excited about the infusion of cash and filling restaurants and hotels. the one universal thing they agree on here is they are sick of the political ads, the negative ads, whatever you think you' seeing in your state is likely to pale in comparison to what they are seeing in iowa, especially in 2016. sharyl: i bet. scott thuman, thanks a lot. it is the countdown to caucuses. excitement in iowa has created them in some driving toward the actual caucuses tomorrow night. of the debate has grown more heated. in case yo
Sep 25, 2016 11:00am EDT
big number of non-voters who will watch in fascination from the sidelines. of debates, george w. bush once said, "i don't think you ever win them, but you darn sure can may prove pivotal. on the history of must-see political tv. >> good evening. scott: on september 26, 1960, more than 70 million america tuned in to see senator john kennedy go toe-to-toe with vice president richard nixon. >> this is a great country. scott: the optics were everything, kennedy was tanned and rested, while nixon was pale, underweight, and sweaty. prof. lichtman: while i don't think the debates moved the needle very much, ey ended the narrative that kennedy wasn't prepared. scott: allan lichtman is a political historian and professor at amerity in washingn,.c. prof. lichtman: he was so factual. he was so knowledgeable. scott: kenn's knock-out rformance not only helped seal his candidacy, but also cemented the role of tv in making or breaking the candidates. and it's the miakes. domination of eastern europe. scott: the gaffes. pres. bush: before we go to deployment on the midgetman missile or otemath whatev
Apr 30, 2017 10:00am EDT
that. sharyl: frank sesno is director of the school of media and public affairs at the george washington university. frank: donald trump doesn't go to the white house correspondents' dinner. donald trump goes out and continues to call reporters horrible people, refers to the media or some of the media as enemies of the people. i've never seen another president do that. sharyl: what are the general differences you see in the press coverage between donald trump versus what you saw with president obama? howie kurtz: well, president obama famously got a very easy ride personal criticism that this president gets just about every day. sharyl: fox news media critic howie kurtz says in president trump's first 100 days, much of the press has continued in campaign mode. mocking, attacking, and sorely mistaken. matt lauer: in no part of your mind or brain can you imagine donald trump standing up one day and delivering a state of the union address? president obama: well, i can imagine it in a saturday night skit. sharyl: how has the media coverage changed since president trump has been el
Feb 14, 2016 9:30am EST
rove was architect of the two successful presidential campaigns of george w. bush. his super pac, american crossroads, hasn't formally committed to a republican this election, but rove has been a strong jeb bush supporter. jim messina is the yin to rove's yang. jim: president obama said to me in the 2012 presidential race, "a presidential campaign is an x-ray of your soul." sharyl: messina led barack obama to two successful presidential victories and heads the super pac priorities usa action, which supports hillary clinton. together, the two represent tens of millions of super pac fundraising dollars from individuals, special interests, and corporations. the money is used to support their candidate and attack their opponents. before a recent town hall debate, the political foes sat down to talk politics and money. first, the influence of social media on the 2016 presidential campaign. jim: you've seen an absolute the way it's changed campaigns. you know, i just ran a campaign for the prime minister of the united kingdom. we won a surprising majority and our research showed at the
Feb 21, 2016 10:30am EST
, we'll be searching for more stories that >>> starting right now on "this week" with george stephanopoulos. trump takes control. the brash billionaire dominates in conservative south carolina. >> when you win, it's beautiful. >> his second straight win. >> let's put this thing away. >> now, no doubt, the outsider is the republican front-runner. >> south carolina has given us another remarkable result. >> the son of bar tender and maid from cuba tonight stands one step closer to being the 45th president of the united states of america. >> trump, rubio, cruz. all here live. >>> and -- hillary squeaks by. >> the fight goes on! >> the democratic race tighter than ever. >>> plus, apple goes to war. inside the tech giant's refusal to help the fbi unlock a terrorist's iphone. apple's top lawyer joins us live. >>> from abc news, it's "this week." here now, chief anchor george stephanopoulos. >>> good morning, after a crucial saturday vote in the race for the white house, two candidates now in command. for the democrats, hillary clinton found her fire wall in nevada. the win out west
Oct 30, 2016 11:00am EDT
and ex-presidents george h.w. bush and bill clinton joined lands. >> the millions who donated and00's of tusands of poor people deserve to have a fl discrepa accounting. >>elmeo "full measure." i'm sryattkisson. in the past three years affordable ce or obama care has expanded health innce it paying for millions more taay expense.but it no secret hers pre skyrocketed and benefit declined as. this week the obama ministtion rled premiums will rise an average of 22% next year in arizona the cost ofome plan will incrse 116%. with 2017 bennintuesday we investigat and found that obama ca isn critical conditioleaving inrance system. >> vginia hlth insurance broker helps match customers with the right policies. >> it is not working. >> a task that isuch toughe unr oba care. >> your average person who makes $30,000 to $35,000 can't afford a $10,000 deductible and out of pocket higher. it is not sustainable or affordable. especially hard on her mother who was not offered insurance at work. >> she personally had to purchase her plan through obama care and she has diabetes and her plan -- she ca
Nov 8, 2015 9:00am CST
-president george w. bush. brad: they had over $1 trillion in assets. they had offices worldwide. they had a large political influence. they hire politicians to help them for marketing or representation or lecturing or what have you. sharyl: there were also politically influential ubs brad: they are politically exposed people.. we had a very secretive desk in zurich. we had a dedicated desk and they handled the accounts directly out of washington dc. sharyl:: he says he was stunned wh when doj did not pursue the first name he turned over of the biggest tax evader he knew about , a foreigner who lived in a multimillion dollar r w york condo and he claims was involved in terrorist financing. brad: he had made it illegal oil sales to saddam hussein, he had over $ $0 million in numbered accounun set up for decades, he had his own private phone into my bosses office that only he would call in on. sharyl: he says a doj attorney told him they were not interested in non-americans. the agency declined comment for this report. it turned out doj was interested in prosecuting bradley they used evi
Oct 30, 2016 9:30pm PDT
poured out their hearts in the form of donations and ex-presidents george h.w. bush and bill clinton joined lands. >> the idea there are disc and00's of thousands of poor people deserve to have a full discrepancies. >> the accounting. >> welcome to "full measure." i'm sharyl attkisson. in the past three years affordable care or obama care millions of low income and paying for millions more at taxpayer expense. but it is no secret for many others premiums have skyrocketed and benefit declined as. this week the obama administration revealed premiums will rise an average of 22% next year in arizona the cost of some plans will increase 116%. with enrollment for 2017 beginning tuesday we investigated and found that obama care is condition leaving a dire outlook for the nation's health insurance system. >> virginia health insurance broker helps match customers with the right policies. >> it is not working. >> a task that is much tougher under obama care. >> your average person who makes $30,000 to $35,000 can't afford a $10,000 deductible and out of pocket higher. >> she says obama care ha
Nov 29, 2015 9:30am CST
was classified under the george w. bush administration and are still hidden from public view today under president obama. there are bipartisan calls to make them public, and those voices have been raised again in the wake of recent attacks claimed by isis. there are also accusations that those who want to keep them classified are attracting -- arent protecting national security interest but someone or something else. it was the morning of september 11, 2001. as the eyes of the world were fixed on the terrorist attack, a special election was being held in massachusetts, where stephen lynch quietly want a vacant congressional seat. today, congressman lynch is devoting a great deal of effort to divulging the long-held secrets of congress's 9/11 investigatation. >> when i readt, i thought, that information is something that the public should have. sharyl: members of congress, sworn to secrecy, are only permitted to read the 28 pages under strict conditions. congressman lynch: you have to make an appointment with the intelligence committee and also go to a secure location. they think yo
Jan 11, 2016 12:05am EST
ecutive actions than i did. scott: he has a point -- maybe -- president george w. bush issued nearly 300 executive orders during his two terms in but obama isn't too far behind -- he's at nearly 230 so far -- and vowi president obama has warned he will not sit idly by on the sidelines during his final year and it's a safe bet he will outline even more new actions in his state of the union speech, tuesday night. sharyl: thank you, scott. an update to "breaking bad," our report on the billion dollar federal agen, nist, that got caught with a meth lab operating in its midst. christopher bartley, the nist police lieutenant who was operating the lab when it blew up last july, was sentenced this week. he was sentenced to 41 months in federal prison. congress is investigating whatican calls the culture of waste, fraud, abuse, and misconduct at nist police services from alleged timecard fraud to missing swat team gear -- which nist denies. still ahead on "full measure" -- it is must-see tv for the campaign season. next, a closer look at the substance of debates past and sharyl: the real heat
Aug 7, 2016 11:05pm EDT
american is a documentary about george washington based on my experience i bet a lot of schools pretty much present him as sort of an old guy in a couple of phrases. your documentary seeks to do something entirely different. >> this is a guy o this is the father of our country. this is a man who we died they said was first in war, first in peace, and first in the heart of his countrymen. we decided to do the first american and were so fortunate. robert lions is an actor who looks like a younger washington. we wanted to break away from the old man sitting as president at the end of his career because money. >> that's right. we wanted to take him off the currency and give you the younger, aggressive, the best horseman in the colonies, a man of enormous physical strength, a wilderness character who in his early 20s was starting a world war in the west. who has four bullet holes in his coat and two horses shot from under him. this is an action hero. and so the first amerin is our effort to recenter washington at the center of the american experience and through the gingrich foundation, we
Jan 17, 2016 4:30pm PST
since almost the start. the gitmo prison was opened during the george w. bush administration after the september 11 terrorist attacks on the u.s. >> two planes apparently crashed into each tower. sharyl: the first 20 detainees arrived just four months after nearly 800 suspected islamic extremist enemy combatants have spent time there. 9 have died, 678 have been released or transferred, most of them under bush. around a third of those have returned to the battlefield. carol rosenberg is the military affairs correspondent for the "miami herald" who's covered gitmo since the first detainees arrived. carol: nobody knew anything about them. attitudes were really, really raw. remember, this was jan. 11 following the september 11th attacks. we were told that these were the worst of the worst. and i think there was a lot of fear, certainly by the troops and other people there, about who would come off that airplane. sharyl: back in 2002, the u.s. military allowed rosenbe and a small group of journalists to observe as the detainees were taken to camp x-ray at guantanamo bay. that early mesh
Jul 24, 2016 10:00am EDT
donald trump, the first major party candidate who has never held office before except george washington. you have to really go back to start to understand how different this is. >> many people say this is a party going through an identity crisis. is it, or has donald trump tapped into the real identity that maybe had been ignored? what is the truth? >> i think donald trump understands the republican voters more than the republican leadership does, it is easy in washington to focus on your legislation, focus on your next house and senate, and you get really distracted from what is happening in the country and getting really connected to voters around the country, and donald trump is plugged right in. donald trump: to all americans tonight in all of our cities and in all of our towns, i make this promise -- we will make america strong again. we will make america proud again. we will make america safe again. and we will make america great again. god bless you and good night. i love you. theow team trump will put first half of this race in the rearview mirror as it pushes forward on that lo
Mar 6, 2016 9:30am EST
for more stories that hold powers accountable. >>> starting right now on "this week" with george stephanopoulos. split decision. ted cruz crushing the billionaire front runner the kansas and maine caucuses. >> this now represents a movement. >> while trump captures two major victories of his own. >> i would love to take on ted one on one. >> is this now a two-man fight to the finish? >>> as trump's own party revolts. >> donald trump is a phony. a fraud. >> mitt is a failed candidate. >> is the gop falling apart? >>> john kasich and republican party chair reince priebus is here live. >>> plus, bernie's bounceback? >> we have a path toward victory. >> after big wins this weekend, can sanders steal hillary's momentum? bernie sanders joins us live.
Feb 7, 2016 11:35pm CST
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Mar 27, 2016 9:30am EDT
right now on "this week" with george stephanopoulos. war of words. the trump-cruz feud getting even more personal. >> it is a smear that has come from donald trump and his henchmen. sleazy donald. >> ted cruz blaming donald trump for planting a tabloid report. all after a fight about their wives brings the campaign to a new low. donald trump responds right here. only on "this week." >>> plus, after his big weekend wins, bernie sanders joins us live. >>> and, breaking overnight. a new arrest in the terror manhunt. italian police taking down another man connected to the deadly brussels attacks. how authorities say he helped the terrorists. >>> from abc news, it's "this week." here now, chief white house
Oct 23, 2016 11:05pm EDT
, george, understand, they have served their time, they're done with their probation or parole. they're back in society. sharyl: well, not all of them, as it turns out. the governor's order was supposed to exclude people still in prison, mental hospitals or on probation. so how did michael hargrave, convicted in a case of underage sex, end up getting his voting rights restored? >> he was currently on probation was entered, so he does not qualify 'cause part of the required criteria for the governor's orders is that you've completed your supervised probation. he was still on supervised probation, and for some reason , he is in the governor's database as restored. sharyl: hargrave wasn't the only one. the governor wouldn't give state prosecutors the list of felons who were granted rights, so plowman did his own detective work. he plugged in names from some of his own cases and was astonished by what he found. restored. there was one individual in particular that was sitting in our jail pending new felony charges and his rights were restored. he's a convicted rapist. sharyl: perhaps the st
Nov 12, 2017 10:00am EST
around us in front of our nose. sharyl: frank sesno teaches ethics in journalism to students at george washington university. frank senso: i say that the story that took place, and this is also the lesson of journalism, that the story of the year, in my view, is the story out there in america that neither the media nor the political ruling class saw, heard, got, or suspected. sharyl: in the end, trump was elected in spite of much the media being against him. partly, perhaps, because of it. donald trump: see the dishonest people back there. the media, they are totally dishonest. they are so dishonest. sharyl: it became a rallying cry among his supporters. crowds at rally: cnn sucks, cnn sucks. sharyl: howard kurtz is a media critic and host of "media buzz" on fox news. howard kurtz: this was the worst election for the media in my professional lifetime. i don't think it's the kind of thing where a month or two from now, we all just move on. there was a level, a fundamental level of distrust toward the press. a lot of it from the right, but some of it toward the left which didn't like the
Nov 19, 2017 10:00am EST
state george marshall, the u.s. spent the equivalent of $103 billion to rebuild 16 european countries and secure alliances. payoff are even bigger. prof. solita monsod: it's not exactly that way. sharyl: professor solita monsod, a filipino economist, is skeptical of deals being offered by china, such as loans so risky that western countries won't make them and borrowing countries won't be able to pay the money back. sharyl: i don't mean to cast aspersions on china's initiative, but it's almost like bribery it seems to me. prof. monsod: well, what else is it? the fact is that china is willing to give softer loans, etc., and the clients are too anxious to get this money. sharyl: she sees uncertainty in the prospect of a rising china. why do you think the united states should be concerned about that? prof. monsod: so china gets, you know, south asia and the pacific, then it will look forward more and it will start bullying if it can. the same way that the united states did 100 years ago or 50 i would rather have the evil i know than the evil i don't know. let's put it that way. sharyl: t
Apr 10, 2016 9:30am EDT
" with george stephanopoulos. new york state of mind. after both front-runners lose big in wisconsin. ♪ y'all ready for this >> the raucous race for the white house hits the empire state. for the democrats, it's a fight over who is qualified. >> i've been called a lot of things over the years. but unqualified has not been one of them. >> and who is winning? with bernie picking up states, hillary picking up delegates. bernie sanders and hillary clinton's top strategist, both here live. >>> plus, for the gop, trump's feeling the heat. outorganized by ted cruz, trump shakes up his campaign. but is it too little, too late? >>> and -- ♪ born to one >> -- the boss' boycott. why the rock
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