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  • Bernie Sanders wants his delegates to back Clinton. They’re not listening.

    July 26, 2016 | 10:05 am

    Bernie Sanders’ delegates are going to raise hell on the floor of the Democratic National Convention, his own wishes be damned.

    “Change that’s worth a damn always comes from the bottom up, not from the top,” said Norman Solomon, coordinator of the Bernie Delegates Network, an...

  • Santorum’s Southern sweep mars Romney’s front-runner status

    March 14, 2012 | 8:54 am

    Rick Santorum swept two Southern states in Republican primaries, complicating Mitt Romney’s status as front-runner and all but burying Newt Gingrich’s chance for the nomination.

    Santorum, the former Pennsylvania senator who emerged from last place in polling as recently as December...

  • Delegates walk out on Ahmadinejad’s U.N. speech

    May 3, 2010 | 1:01 pm

    Delegates to a United Nations conference on nuclear proliferation walked out as Mahmoud Ahmadinejad began his speech, which attacked the United States and Israel.

    The delegates from the United States, Britain, France, Hungary, New Zealand and the Netherlands left the room at the...

  • L.A. brings its clout to AIPAC

    May 5, 2009 | 10:18 pm

    David Yahudian endured embarrassment and fear growing up in Teheran. On walks in the market, his father ordered him to tuck the Magen David necklace inside his shirt and — even worse — called him by an alias, Ali, rather than by his overtly Jewish name. Following an Israel-Iran...

  • Security vs Civil Liberty

    By James D. Besser

    February 28, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    As the United States intensifies its war against terrorism at home and abroad, the Jewish community may be poised to serve as a bridge between the Bush administration and some of its critics in the civil liberties community.

    That was evident at last week's Jewish Council for Public...