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  • Jewish Democrats low key, grateful at second inauguration

    January 22, 2013 | 2:19 pm

    The inaugural poem included a “shalom,” and three rabbis and a cantor attended the traditional next-day inaugural blessing. But the message that Jewish Democrats were most eager to convey during President Obama’s second inauguration on Jan. 21 was that the long romance between the...

  • Obama in second inaugural speaks of a united America, U.S. involvement abroad

    January 21, 2013 | 10:18 am

    President Obama in his second inaugural address spoke of U.S. involvement throughout the world and Americans working together at home.

    Obama was sworn in publicly for his second term at 11:50 a.m. Monday by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts. Some 800,000 people reportedly...

  • As the Hagel battle intensifies, Pentagon nominee gets key support from Jewish Dems

    January 15, 2013 | 1:45 pm

    Even as critics intensify their efforts to depict him as unfit to protect the U.S.-Israel relationship, Chuck Hagel has convinced several of the most prominent Jewish Democratic lawmakers to endorse his nomination to lead the Pentagon.

    Since rumors of his nomination first...

  • Senate amendment penalizing Palestinians for U.N. status does not pass

    December 5, 2012 | 9:19 am

    A U.S. Senate amendment that would have penalized Palestinians for seeking non-member state status at the United Nations was not attached to its intended law.

    The National Defense Authorization Act, which was passed late Tuesday, did not include among its amendments one that...

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  • Vast Senate majority urges sanction of Iran’s central bank

    August 8, 2011 | 11:02 am

    Nearly the entire U.S. Senate has signed on to a letter urging the Obama administration to implement sanctions targeting Iran’s central bank.

    “As you know, the Iranian regime continues to pursue avenues to circumvent both U.S. and multilateral sanctions,” says the letter to be sent...

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