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  • Lugar’s defeat raises specter of more partisanship on foreign policy

    May 15, 2012 | 3:52 pm

    Richard Lugar was never considered to be one of Israel’s leading advocates on Capitol Hill.

    The veteran Republican senator from Indiana, who suffered a primary defeat last week after 35 years in office, is famously his own man.

    Lugar, the top Republican on the Foreign Relations...

  • Advice from the Governator

    By Raphael J. Sonenshein

    May 9, 2012 | 12:43 pm

    It has been less than a decade since Republican Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger won the special election to recall and replace Gov. Gray Davis. Schwarzenegger finished nearly 1.5 million votes ahead of the second-place gubernatorial candidate, Democrat Cruz Bustamante. Schwarzenegger won...

  • ANALYSIS: Who advises McCain and Obama?

    By Ron Kampeas

    October 28, 2008 | 5:50 pm

    WASHINGTON (JTA) -- When the question of recognizing Israel landed on President Harry Truman's desk in May 1948, he had to balance the advice of his old friend, Clark Clifford, against the general he deeply admired, George Marshall.

    In the end Truman went with his friend,...