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  • Gingrich, bowing out, thanks Adelsons

    May 3, 2012 | 11:59 am

    Newt Gingrich, bowing out of the race for the Republican presidential nod, thanked Miriam and Sheldon Adelson for helping to sustain his campaign.

    “We share a combined concern about the Middle East and a combined concern about American security and the survival of Israel,” Gingrich,...

  • Israel top foreign policy issue at GOP debate

    September 23, 2011 | 1:54 am

    Israel was the foreign policy topic most often raised by viewers ahead of a Republican presidential debate.

    Fox News Channel launched the foreign policy round of the debate on Thursday night by noting that Israel was by far the biggest word in its foreign policy “word cloud” culled...

  • 31 senators sign resolution against 1967 borders

    June 15, 2011 | 1:06 pm

    U.S. Sens. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) introduced a resolution calling an Israeli return to 1967 lines “contrary to United States policy and national security.”

    The resolution introduced June 9 is co-signed by 29 other senators, including at least two...

  • The 36th contenders: Both pro-Israel, different on all else

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    May 24, 2011 | 5:39 pm

    When South Bay Republican Craig Huey, who has never before held public office, finished second in the May 17 special election to fill the empty seat in California’s 36th Congressional District, he didn’t just surprise political observers.

    He also surprised the only candidate...

  • The Monsters Are Due on Maple Streets

    By Marty Kaplan

    February 21, 2011 | 11:03 am

    The power has gone out in a typical American town.  Wait—it’s not just the electricity.  The phones don’t work, either.  Portable radios are dead.  Cars won’t start. 

    But then lawn mowers and cars and lights inexplicably start and stop on their own. What’s going on?  A...