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  • Sanders wins Dixville Notch, first vote in New Hampshire’s primary

    5 days ago

    Bernie Sanders won the vote in Dixville Notch, New Hampshire, the first balloting in the state holding the country’s first primary.

    The town has nine registered voters, and the four Democrats went for Sanders, an Independent U.S. senator from neighboring Vermont.

    On the...

  • Sanders says he has consulted with J Street, Arab American Institute on Middle East

    6 days ago

    Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said he took advice on the Middle East from J Street and the Arab American Institute.

    The Vermont Independent senator, mounting a tough challenge to front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton for the nomination, has been under pressure to...

  • New Hampshire Jews trust Bernie Sanders, but voting all over the map

    2 weeks ago

    Michael Harris probably isn’t your typical New Hampshire Republican.

    A 71-year-old from Hollis and president of his synagogue in nearby Nashua, Harris isn’t sure who he would support if the general election came down to the two iconoclasts on either side, Donald Trump...

  • Sanders, Obama to hold Oval Office meeting

    3 weeks ago

    President Barack Obama is scheduled to meet with Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders at the White House.

    There will be “no formal agenda” for Wednesday morning’s Oval Office meeting, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said in a statement, adding that the meeting...

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  • Bernie Sanders’ religion a non-issue for Iowa voters

    3 weeks ago

    On a frigid night in what has been an unusually cold winter here, Bernie Sanders packed more than 1,200 people into the resplendent Orpheum Theatre, a nearly 90-year-old venue in this western Iowa outpost across the Missouri River from Nebraska.

    After taking the stage late...

  • The Nation endorses Sanders for president

    January 14, 2016 | 2:31 pm

    The Nation endorsed Bernie Sanders for president — its third endorsement in 150 years.

    The storied left-wing magazine on Thursday cited the Vermont Independent senator’s record in opposing “inequality, both economic and political.” It had offered previous endorsements of the Rev....

  • Hillary Clinton’s pro-Israel policy

    September 24, 2015 | 11:41 am

    In case you missed it, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton recently gave a foreign policy speech worthy of a president. In fact, while laying out her case for supporting the Obama administration’s agreement aimed at preventing a nuclear Iran, Clinton had a Ronald Reagan...

  • Dozens of Clinton emails were classified from the start, U.S. rules suggest

    August 21, 2015 | 1:27 pm

    For months, the U.S. State Department has stood behind its former boss Hillary Clinton as she has repeatedly said she did not send or receive classified information on her unsecured, private email account, a practice the government forbids.

    While the department is now stamping a...

  • State Department refers 305 Clinton emails for review

    August 17, 2015 | 3:27 pm

    The U.S. State Department has so far identified 305 emails from Hillary Clinton's private server used while she was secretary of state to be reviewed for potentially classified information, the agency said in a court filing on Monday.

    It said the emails referred for review came...

  • Sen. Obama, answer my questions on your past

    By Daphne Ziman

    March 20, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    The history, experience and identity of a potential commander-in-chief are rather important, but try asking them about the leading Democratic candidate in campaign 2008 and you're branded as negative and destructive.

    I'm a Democrat. I'm a strong supporter of Israel -- I was born and...

  • Obama ties to ‘separatist’ pastor raise big questions

    By Edwin Black

    March 20, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    In the end, it was not the lies about his religion, but the truth about his religion that may have irrevocably splattered the image of Barack Obama.

    Democratic presidential front-runner Obama survived a malicious viral e-mail campaign that he was a Muslim. But can the populist...

  • Obama’s record on Israel repudiates critics

    By Mel Levine

    March 20, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    In all my years in politics, I have not seen a candidate as gifted and transformative as Sen. Barack Obama. At a time when our country is divided and dispirited, one only needs to see the multigenerational, multiethnic and highly enthusiastic crowds at his rallies to sense that he...
  • JFK fans have been there before

    By Arnold Steinberg

    March 7, 2008 | 5:00 pm

    Caroline Kennedy is deeply moved by people who say this: That they felt inspired and hopeful about America when her father was president.

    I was one of them, but younger than most and in awe, early on.

    I told my parents I was going to hear John F. Kennedy's acceptance speech at the...

  • Hillary Clinton leads field in attracting Jewish funds

    By Ron Kampeas

    May 31, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Obama vs. Clinton is the horse race among Democrats, as the voice of change and the voice of experience pass each other week to week in fundraising and in polls.

    Among Jewish Democrats, however, it's no race, insiders in the fundraising community say. While Sen. Barack Obama...
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