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  • Netanyahu in Washington: an attempt at having a dispassionate discussion

    By Shmuel Rosner

    22 hours ago

    You probably know the basic facts. Netanyahu was invited by Speaker Boehner to speak about Iran in Congress. The Obama administration had no clue this was going to happen. The visit is scheduled for early March, two weeks before Israel's elections. The White House is furious –...

  • Where’s my check, Mr. Boehner?

    October 21, 2013 | 10:16 am

    Oh, thank you soooooo much! Some Republican members of Congress suddenly remembered they were Americans. Whoa, guys, that one was way too close. But thank you for postponing the end of this country for a few months. That way, holiday sales won’t suffer from wary consumers, just...

  • U.S. Supreme Court upholds Obama healthcare law centerpiece

    June 28, 2012 | 8:54 am

    A sharply divided U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the centerpiece of President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare overhaul law that requires that most Americans get insurance by 2014 or pay a financial penalty.

    “The Affordable Care Act’s requirement that certain individuals...

  • ESPN pulls Hank Williams Jr. MNF intro over Hitler remark

    October 4, 2011 | 10:54 am

    ESPN pulled its “Monday Night Football” introduction by Hank Williams Jr. after the singer compared President Obama to Hitler.

    The song was pulled from the introduction to Monday night’s game between the Indianapolis Colts and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

    ESPN said in a statement that it...

  • Obama to host Netanyahu at White House

    May 5, 2011 | 8:40 am

    President Obama will host Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House for talks.

    The meeting will be held on May 20 in the Oval Office, and the effort to restart the Israeli-Palestinian peace process reportedly will be the main item on the agenda.

    “The leaders look...

  • Boehner to invite Netanyahu to address Congress

    April 14, 2011 | 11:18 am

    Rep. John Boehner, the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, said he plans to invite Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address a joint meeting of Congress.

    “It will be a great honor for Congress to welcome Prime Minister Netanyahu next month as part of his...