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George Stephanopoulos is anchor of ABC's "Good Morning America." He is also the network's chief political correspondent, reporting on political and policy stories for all ABC News broadcasts and platforms.

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Top U.S. Official: Moammar Gadhafi Regime 'Absolutely' Past Tipping Point


Last night President Obama said Moammar Gadhafi's regime is at a "tipping point." And this morning the top U.S. diplomat on the ground went even further, telling me the 42-year rule is "absolutely" past the tipping point. “What’s clear is...

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August 22, 2011 in GMA, Libya | Permalink | User Comments (4)

Donald Trump Handicaps the 2012 Republican Field


Donald Trump isn’t a candidate – and he isn’t in a hurry to become one – but he certainly wants to play a role in the 2012 presidential election. Here’s what Trump thinks of the 2012 contenders and those Republicans...

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August 17, 2011 in 2012 Elections, GMA, Republicans, Sarah Palin | Permalink | User Comments (20)

Donald Trump Would 'Put Country First' and Pay More Taxes


Donald Trump backed up fellow billionaire Warren Buffett’s op-ed in the New York Times and said he’d be willing to pay more in taxes – but he doesn’t think Wall Street would go along with it. “I would be willing...

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August 17, 2011 in GMA | Permalink | User Comments (31)

Donald Trump Still Flirting with a 3rd Party Run?


That’s what the business tycoon told me yesterday when we sat down at Trump Towers. But there are a few conditions that need to be met in order for him to make a 2012 bid. “If the economy continues to...

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August 17, 2011 in 2012 Elections, Barack Obama, GMA, Republicans | Permalink | User Comments (2)

Transcript: My Interview With Donald Trump, Part I


I sat down with real estate mogul Donald Trump yesterday. Here is the first part of the transcript of the interview: GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS: Mr. Trump, thank you for joining us again. DONALD TRUMP: Thank you. GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS: So we have...

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August 17, 2011 in 2012 Elections, GMA, Republicans, Transcript | Permalink | User Comments (2)

Transcript: My Interview With Donald Trump, Part 2


I sat down with real estate mogul Donald Trump yesterday. Here is the second and final part of the transcript of the interview: GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS: Let's talk about taxes. Warren Buffet made another splash with his op-ed in the New...

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August 17, 2011 in GMA, Transcript | Permalink | User Comments (0)

Donald Trump: Rick Perry Is an 'Impressive Guy'


That's what Donald Trump told me this afternoon when I asked him if he would support the latest candidate to enter the 2012 race – Texas Governor Rick Perry. “Well, I think he's a very impressive guy. I've spoken to...

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August 16, 2011 in 2012 Elections, GMA, Republicans | Permalink | User Comments (14)

Christine O'Donnell on Michele Bachmann Newsweek Cover: 'Absolutely' Sexist


The picture of Michele Bachmann on the cover of Newsweek was “absolutely” sexist, the former GOP nominee for the 2010 Delaware Senate seat told me. Christine O’Donnell said she speaks from experience when she says women candidates –mainly Republican women...

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August 16, 2011 in 2010 Elections, GMA, Republicans, Tea Party | Permalink | User Comments (20)

David Axelrod: Rick Perry Has a ‘Record of Decimation’


That’s what the Obama campaign’s top political strategist told me this morning when I asked him about the latest 2012 candidate, Rick Perry. The Texas Governor made it clear his campaign will focus on his state’s record of job growth...

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August 12, 2011 | Permalink | User Comments (123)

Matt Dowd: Sarah Palin's Trip to Iowa About Attention, Not Running for President


I spoke to Matt Dowd on "GMA" this morning. Despite a last minute trip to Iowa the same week as a debate and the Ames straw poll, he still doesn’t think Sarah Palin is running for president in 2012. “I...

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August 11, 2011 in 2012 Elections, Barack Obama, George W. Bush, GMA, Sarah Palin | Permalink | User Comments (22)