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

    2 weeks ago

    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

    2 weeks ago

    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...

  • Hillary Clinton: Two-state solution is ‘best outcome’ for Israelis, Palestinians

    July 23, 2015 | 3:24 pm

    Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Thursday said a two-state solution for Israel and the Palestinians was the only resolution to the conflict there.

    Clinton, responding to a question from an audience member at an event in South Carolina, said a two-state fix would be the "best outcome" for both Israelis and Palestinians.

  • Ben Shapiro’s culture of fear mongering

    July 9, 2015 | 3:43 pm

    I had never heard of Ben Shapiro until that Shabbat evening.  My best friend, Yitzy, just got married, and I was headed to a sheva brachos, one of the parties religious Jews have after they get married.  Yitzy and his wife were having his party at an Orthodox synagogue in my...

  • Hillary Clinton has the answer to BDS

    By David Suissa

    July 9, 2015 | 1:32 pm

    I’ve been thinking for years about the best way to respond to the threat of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel. I’ve read pretty much everything on the topic and brainstormed every possible idea, but I’ve never heard anything that really made sense...

  • Kerry: Iran talks could go either way

    July 6, 2015 | 9:01 am

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Iran and the world powers have made “genuine progress” in negotiations on a nuclear deal but that it “could go either way.”

    “We are not yet where we need to be on several of the most difficult issues,” Kerry told reporters Sunday in Vienna,...

  • Throughout Hillary Clinton’s life, U.S. Jews have been close at hand

    June 23, 2015 | 1:12 pm

    From the man who married her grandmother to the man who married her daughter, from working a room full of bar mitzvah guests on behalf of her husband’s political career to headlining major pro-Israel events during her own, Hillary Rodham Clinton’s journey has never wandered far...

  • U.S. presidential candidates react to South Carolina church shootings

    June 18, 2015 | 11:36 am

    U.S. presidential candidates and politicians likely to enter the race used social media and other means on Thursday to express their reaction to news a white gunman had killed nine people in a historic black church in South Carolina on Wednesday.

    Here are comments from some of...

  • Hillary Clinton, Jeb Bush both say Israel ties to improve under their leadership

    June 16, 2015 | 12:26 pm

     Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton both said they would improve relations with Israel while formally announcing their presidential runs.

    “I will rebuild our vital friendships,” Jeb Bush, the former Florida governor, said Miami in Monday, formally launching his bid for the Republican...

  • President Bernie

    By Rob Eshman

    May 29, 2015 | 4:31 pm

    Just because he looks like Larry David’s angry uncle, and just because he is the only Democratic socialist in the United States Senate, and just because he represents a heavily forested state best known for a breakfast condiment, doesn’t mean you should dismiss Bernie Sanders.

  • In Dick We Trust

    By Marty Kaplan

    May 25, 2015 | 10:00 am

    We already know how Republicans will run against Hillary Clinton, because Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus is busily banging that drum.

    “Hillary Clinton is, quite frankly, someone the American people can’t trust,” he said on CBS’s “Face the Nation.” “This...

  • The Israel Factor: Israelis want Hillary

    By Shmuel Rosner

    May 11, 2015 | 3:22 am

    I don't exactly know why Israelis want Hillary Clinton to be the next President of the US, but they do. One of our Israel Factor panel of experts remarked that Clinton is "best only among existing options. I don’t necessarily think she is the best possible president for Israel"....

  • Liberal Jewish U.S. Senator Sanders to challenge Clinton in 2016 race

    May 1, 2015 | 10:40 am

    U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, an independent from Vermont, launched a long-shot bid for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination on Thursday, a move likely to pressure Hillary Clinton from the left on issues from income inequality to corporate governance.

    Sanders, one of the...

  • Clinton charities will refile tax returns, audit for other errors

    April 23, 2015 | 9:59 am

    Hillary Clinton's family's charities are refiling at least five annual tax returns after a Reuters review found errors in how they reported donations from governments, and said they may audit other Clinton Foundation returns in case of other errors.

    The foundation and its list of...

  • Major Clinton Foundation backer, a supporter of Jewish causes, trades with Iran

    April 22, 2015 | 8:38 am

    The largest single donor to the Clinton Foundation, a Ukrainian businessman who backs Jewish causes, reportedly also trades with Iran, according to Newsweek.

    Victor Pinchuk, a Jewish pipeline magnate, has sold his pipelines to Iran, the magazine reported Tuesday.

    The report...

  • Son of George Soros launches Bend the Arc Jewish Action PAC…and it’s not about Israel

    By Jared Sichel

    April 21, 2015 | 7:40 pm

    A Jewish political action committee  (PAC) devoted solely to promoting progressive stances on domestic issues in the United States was launched April 21 by the nonprofit Bend the Arc. The new PAC is the first of its kind among this country’s more than 30 Jewish PACs, most of which...

  • Clinton weighs loyalty to Obama, distinctions on Israel issues

    April 16, 2015 | 3:10 pm

    Hillary Clinton does not appear until 90 seconds into the two-minute video rolling out her campaign. No one among the bright and diverse array of everyday Americans in that video mentions foreign policy. Or Barack Obama.

    Jewish Democrats say the video released this weekend is...

  • Clinton launches White House bid with promise to champion everyday Americans

    April 12, 2015 | 3:38 pm

    Hillary Clinton cast herself as a champion for everyday Americans on Sunday, kicking off her long-awaited second run for the White House with a vow to fight for a level playing field for those recovering from tough economic times.

    Clinton, who begins the 2016 presidential race as...

  • Clinton to announce presidential bid on Sunday: Democratic official

    April 10, 2015 | 8:45 am

    Hillary Clinton is expected on Sunday to announce, via video and social media, her intention to seek the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016, a Democrat close to the Clinton camp told Reuters on Friday.

    The relatively low-key announcement is a recognition that the former...

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