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  • How to destroy your Thanksgiving dinner

    By David Suissa

    3 days ago

    One of the more obnoxious things I’ve read this year is a piece in Vox titled, “How to Survive Your Family’s Thanksgiving Arguments,” complete with a handy guide to help you turn a warm family gathering into a political food fight.

    Never mind that you can have these political...

  • Clinton urges stepped-up fight against Islamic State in Syria

    1 week ago

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Thursday urged a tougher approach to fighting Islamic State militants than President Barack Obama has pursued, with an intensified air campaign and more U.S. special forces and trainers.

    Speaking at the Council on Foreign...

  • Clinton: Saying ‘radical Islam’ plays into hands of ISIS

    1 week ago

    Using the term “radical Islam” plays into the hands of the terrorists groups seeking to destroy western civilization, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said on Thursday.

    Speaking at the Council on Foreign Relations in NYC Thursday morning, Clinton dismissed the...

  • Clinton to deliver speech on ‘radical Jihadism’

    2 weeks ago

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is expected to lay out her Foreign Policy vision in the wake of the Paris terror attacks and the debate over the war against ISIS on Thursday.

    According to a news release by the Clinton campaign, the former Secretary of State will...

  • POLL: After Paris, Americans see Trump, Clinton as most able to address terrorism

    2 weeks ago

    American voters are evenly split between Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and Democratic rival Hillary Clinton as their top choice to address the issue of terrorism following the Paris attacks, a Reuters/Ipsos poll found.

    Asked to choose between the entire field of...

  • Democratic candidates pledge robust ISIS fight, implicitly chiding Obama

    2 weeks ago

    The three Democratic presidential candidates pledged during their debate to lead the United States in the fight to crush the Islamic State terrorist group, with each suggesting that the Obama administration has come up short.

    The candidates in the debate from Iowa broadcast...

  • Rubio hits Hillary for refusal to say ‘radical Islam’

    2 weeks ago

    Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio criticized Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton on Sunday after she refused to use the term “radical Islam” when referring to he Paris attacks during the 2nd Democratic presidential debate on CBS News Saturday night.

  • Bernie Sanders unveils climate change bill

    3 weeks ago

    Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders on Wednesday unveiled a climate-change bill that would crack down on fossil fuel extraction, a move sure to please activists who want party front-runner Hillary Clinton to make the same commitment.

    Sanders, a U.S. senator from...

  • VIDEO: Hillary bumps into Hatzalah founder, says she will continue to support Israel

    November 2, 2015 | 12:03 pm

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton promised to support Israel during a random encounter in a selfie video with Eli Beer, founder of United Hatzalah of Israel.

    Beer, who was on the same plane with Clinton Monday morning, introduced his family to whom he described...

  • The enemy of my enemy is my candidate

    By Marty Kaplan

    October 26, 2015 | 11:08 am

    “End this notion that the enemy is the other party. End this notion that it is naïve to think we can speak well of the other party. What is naïve is to think it is remotely possible to govern this country unless we can.”

    The speaker was Joe Biden. Along with other Jimmy Carter...

  • Clinton defends her Benghazi record in face of Republican criticism

    October 22, 2015 | 1:07 pm

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Thursday deflected harsh Republican criticism of her handling of the deadly 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, and urged her questioners in Congress to put U.S. national security ahead of politics.

    At a sometimes heated hearing,...

  • Biden says he will not seek 2016 Democratic nomination

    October 21, 2015 | 9:29 am

    Vice President Joe Biden said on Wednesday he would not seek the Democratic nomination for president in 2016, ending months of suspense and removing a huge political obstacle for front-runner Hillary Clinton.

    "While I will not be a candidate, I will not be silent," Biden told...

  • Poll: Clinton’s support jumps 10 points post-debate

    October 19, 2015 | 2:43 pm

    Support for former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton among Democrats has jumped since earlier this month, helped by a strong performance in last week's first Democratic presidential candidates debate, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll on Monday.

    Fifty-one percent of 1,003...

  • Clinton’s debate showing may spell trouble for Biden

    October 14, 2015 | 10:36 am

    Vice President Joe Biden faced an altered political dynamic on Wednesday after Hillary Clinton reasserted her command of the Democratic Party presidential race during a debate that may have left little room for him to run.

    Analysts widely hailed Clinton, 67, as turning in a...

  • Clinton tacks to the left ahead of Democratic debate

    October 13, 2015 | 11:36 am

    Hillary Clinton has veered hard to the left ahead of Tuesday's first Democratic presidential debate, hoping to inoculate herself from criticism by rival Bernie Sanders and woo the union members and liberal activists who have been slow to embrace her.

    But in a Democratic race so...

  • U.S. decries ‘loss of innocent life, Israeli or Palestinian’

    October 13, 2015 | 10:59 am

    The State Department expressed its concerns about escalating violence in Israel on the day of deadly terror attacks against Israelis.

    Three Israelis were killed and more than 20 injured in a rash of attacks on Tuesday. Two of the assailants were killed during the attacks, and a...

  • Bernie Sanders to pit his bulldog debate style against Clinton

    October 6, 2015 | 2:41 pm

    Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton's biggest rival for the Democratic presidential nomination, is a novice to the bright lights of prime-time television, but politicians who have sparred with him in the past predict he will be a tenacious brawler in their party's debate on Oct. 13.

  • Hillary Clinton talks to Lena Dunham about feminism, college years

    September 25, 2015 | 1:53 pm

    In the wake of the never-ending email scandal and Bernie Sanders’ rise in the polls, Hillary Clinton is feeling some serious heat in the 2016 presidential race.

    In an attempt to connect with younger voters, the Democratic frontrunner agreed to be interviewed by Lena Dunham, the...

  • 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...

  • Billionaire Buffett praises Sanders but sticks with Clinton

    September 11, 2015 | 12:24 pm

    Billionaire investor Warren Buffett on Tuesday praised the presidential campaign of self-proclaimed socialist Bernie Sanders, even though Buffett said he still backs Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton.

    "I think we all have lessons to learn from him (Sanders)," Buffett said in...

  • Clinton vows tough approach to Iran on nuclear deal

    September 9, 2015 | 10:12 am

    Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton vowed on Wednesday she would not shrink from military action against Iran if it tries to obtain atomic weapons and threatened to impose penalties on Tehran for even for small violations of its nuclear deal with world powers.


  • How Hillary Clinton turned gefilte fish into a hashtag

    September 1, 2015 | 10:05 am

    We are nowhere near Passover season, if there is such a thing, but gefilte fish is trending across the Internet. How this much-maligned fish dish became a social media sensation is a story that’s almost too good to be true — involving Democratic presidential candidate Hillary...

  • Bernie Sanders closing gap on Hillary Clinton in Iowa, poll shows

    August 31, 2015 | 10:09 am

    Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is closing the gap in Iowa on front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton in the Democratic race for president, according to a poll.

    Clinton leads Sanders, who is Jewish, by a margin of 37 percent to 30 percent among likely Democratic caucusgoers in Iowa,...

  • 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...

  • Hillary: Own the Iran deal

    By Rob Eshman

    August 19, 2015 | 10:36 am

    Laugh all you want, but the only Republican presidential candidate to have put forth a realistic position on the Iran nuclear deal is Donald Trump.    

    While his blustery co-stars — I mean, opponents — have said they would rip up the deal on day one, Trump said he would do no...

  • Israel wants an American President that is ‘good for the free world’

    By Shmuel Rosner

    August 18, 2015 | 4:03 am

    Many American presidents were greeted with a measure of suspicion by Israeli leaders when they were elected to office. Some because of their affiliations, because of ties that they had with bodies hostile to Israel, some because of tendencies incompatible with Israel’s reading of...

  • 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...

  • Bernie has it.  Trump has it.  Joe has it.  Does Hillary?

    By Marty Kaplan

    August 17, 2015 | 10:28 am

    As Joe Biden polls family and friends about entering the presidential fray, he’s getting two kinds of advice – personal and political.  The personal is about his life, his values and what he can give to his country.  The political is about Hillary Clinton’s vulnerability.


  • Hillary Clinton to hand over private email server to Justice Dept.

    August 11, 2015 | 4:25 pm

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has instructed her attorney to give the U.S. Justice Department her private email server and a thumb drive of work-related emails from her tenure as secretary of state, CNN reported on Tuesday, quoting a campaign spokeswoman.

  • I went to a Bernie Sanders rally to ask fans why they ‘Feel the Bern.’ Here’s what they said.

    By Jared Sichel

    August 10, 2015 | 11:43 pm

    Democratic presidential candidate and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders was in rally mode at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena on Aug. 10 and the scene was, well, pretty wild. 

    When the doors opened at 6 p.m., thousands of people were lined up outside hoping to get in before the...

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