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  • Barbara Boxer and the democratization of California politics

    By Raphael J. Sonenshein

    January 21, 2015 | 3:37 pm

    In 1992, California voters elected two Jewish women to the U.S. Senate, Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer. Shortly after New Year’s Day 2015, Boxer, 74, announced that she would not run for re-election, and there is some speculation that the now-81-year-old Feinstein may do the...

  • Barack Obama: A true friend of Israel

    August 3, 2012 | 11:05 am

    In three months, the American people will elect a President—either returning Barack Obama to the White House for a second term, or handing the reins of power to former Massachusetts governor, Mitt Romney.

    This election will doubtless turn on domestic issues and the economy will be...

  • Biden: No president since Truman has done more for Israel than Obama

    April 27, 2012 | 10:11 am

    Vice President Joe Biden said that “no president since Harry Truman has done more for Israel’s security than Barack Obama.”

    Biden delivered an attack Thursday on the foreign policies of Mitt Romney, the likely GOP candidate for president, a day after a top Romney surrogate, Sen....