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Politics | Op-Ed

Time for Democrats to accept reality | TheHill

Democrats are out of credible narratives now that the special counsel has found no collusion.

Politics | Omar/Tlaib/Ocasio-Cortez

Campaign donations from Ilhan Omar rejected by at least 2 Dems

At least two Democrats have reimbursed the campaign contributions made by Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., who has been at the center of numerous controversies since she was sworn in as a freshman congresswoman last January.

Politics | Omar/Tlaib/Ocasio-Cortez

Democrat Rashida Tlaib Meets With Terrorist Supporter, Extreme Anti-Israel Activist, Report Says

Far-left Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) reportedly met with a terrorist supporter and extreme anti-Israel activist in her congressional office in Washington, D.C., in mid-April.

News | Abortion

Ohio Democrat Drafts Amendment Seeking To Make Black Babies Exempt From Pro-Life Law | Daily Wire

A female Democrat state representative from Ohio, Rep. Janine Boyd, drafted an amendment last week seeking to have black babies exempted from pro-life legislation dubbed the "heartbeat bill," which bars babies with detectable heartbeats (around six weeks gestation) from being killed via abortion.

News | News

Jewish Democrats Slam Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Over Comment That Cutting US Aid to Israel Should Be ‘On the Table’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez at a rally in New York City. Photo: Reuters / Caitlin Ochs. Freshman Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) …

Politics | Omar/Tlaib/Ocasio-Cortez

Rashida Tlaib Accuses Dem Leadership Of Racism, Says Pelosi Uses Minority Members As ‘Tokens Of Diversity’ | Daily Wire

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) lashed out at Democrats -- not Republicans -- yesterday, in the wake of crticism leveled at Rep.

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Disgraceful: Newsweek Glorifies Ilhan Omar On Its Latest (And Most Vile) Cover | Daily Wire

On Tuesday morning, Newsweek debuted its latest and greatest vilest cover story. It is a true doozy.

The magazine tweeted, "NEW COVER STORY: How [Ilhan Omar] Is changing the conversation about Israel—and upending the 2020 campaign."

News | The News

'Absolutely repugnant'! Ilhan Omar has a pretty 'despicable' way of describing 9/11 [video]

"Look, we know what she is. All that is left is for Democrats to decide if that is part of who they are or not?"

Politics | Election: 2020

Gillibrand Twice Refers to Tactical Nuclear Weapons as 'Tactile'

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand  (D., N.Y.) on Friday called tactical nuclear weapons “tactile” twice during a meet and greet in New Hampshire.

Politics | Election: 2020

Beto O'Rourke Makes 5 Misleading Claims In Less Than 1-Minute

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke made five false statements in an attack on President Donald Trump this week when he was confronted over why he compared the president to the

Politics | Election: 2020

Beto O'Rourke Slammed For 'Willful Trivialization Of The Holocaust' In Attack On Trump | Daily Wire

Democrat Beto O'Rourke was slammed by America's oldest and largest pro-Israel organization for engaging in "willful trivialization of the Holocaust" in an attack he made on President Donald Trump.

Politics | Leftist Myths

Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams Claims She Won Her Election. She Lost By Nearly 55,000 Votes.

Failed Georgia Democrat gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams falsely claimed on Wednesday that she won the race for governor last year against Republican Brian Kemp.

News | Antisemitism Watch

CA: Dems Arab American Caucus Chair Accuses Schumer of Allegiance to ‘Fascist Israel Lobby’

Iyad Afalqa, the chairman of the Arab American Caucus of the California Democratic Party, accused Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) of having allegiance to the “fascist Israel lobby.”

Politics | Election: 2020

Beto O'Rourke Goes Full Socialist, Says He Will 'Break Apart' American Wealth

Perhaps threatened by newcomer upstart Pete Buttigieg, former Texas Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke has made major changes to his stated policy platform in recent days — moving further to the left — culminating in a tweet issued Saturday, wherein

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Ilhan Omar's Comms Director: 'Anti-Semitism Is A Right-Wing Force'

The senior communications director for Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) claimed on Wednesday that "anti-Semitism is a right-wing force," which comes after months of Omar promoting anti-Semitic tropes and conspiracy theories.

Politics | Politics

Senate Rejects Ocasio-Cortez ‘Green New Deal’ 57 – 0

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was joined initially by her congressional allies on other issues, among them vile attacks on Israel and on Jews, Deb Haaland, Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar, and Antonio Delgado – all Democrats.

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

WATCH: Rashida Tlaib's Friend Abbas Hamideh Gets His Jew Hatred On

Remember Abbas Hamideh, the executive director and co-founder of extreme anti-Israel BDS group Al-Awda, who tweeted a photo of himself at Michigan Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s swearing-in ceremony?

Politics | Other Politics

Mueller Just Gave Democrats a Gift. Will They Take It? - POLITICO

Scandal and impeachment were always political losers. Now the 2020 election can be about which party will improve the lives of more Americans.

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Ilhan Omar Played On Her Phone, Laughed As House Voted On Resolution Sparked By Her Anti-Semitic Comments: Report | The

Rep. Ilhan Omar played on her phone as the House voted on the resolution that was intended as a reprimand for the congresswoman's anti-Semitic comments.

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

British Invasion: The Corbynization of the Democratic Party, and what to do about it

When the Democratic Party faced a revolt from its ranks for daring to propose condemning anti-Semitism, the scene gave those of us in Britain deja vu. The American Left is following the same script that led to the rapid radicalization of the Labour Party,

Politics | Election: 2020

Beto: Netanyahu 'Sided With Racists,' But Terrorist-Supporting Abbas Only 'Ineffectual'

Speaking at Keene State College in New Hampshire on Wednesday, former Congressman Beto O’Rourke slammed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, saying he “openly sided with racists,” while characterizing Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Ab

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

How Dare Chelsea Clinton Defend the Jews? – Tablet Magazine

In his rambling, 70-page manifesto, the Australian white supremacist who massacred some 50 Muslims in New Zealand last week cited, as inspirations, British Union of Fascists leader Oswald Mosley, the People’s Republic of China, a videogame called Spyro

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Rep. Ilhan Omar's Constituents Are Unhappy With Her Rhetoric And They're Not Being Quiet About It

Last week, several outlets (including The Daily Wire) reported that Democrats in Minnesota are considering recruiting a primary challenger to Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), even though she's only been in office three months.

News | Israel/Jewish Community

The Left Abandons American Zionism

Just after midnight, on June 5, 1968, Jerusalem born-Palestinian Sirhan Sirhan murdered U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy in the kitchen pantry of the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles. Kennedy had won the California Democratic Party presidential primary earlier that evening.

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

Democrat Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang: 'One Generation Away From Americans Shooting Asians' | Daily Wire

Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang said during a recent talk that Asians will be the next minority group oppressed in the United States, going as far as to claim that he thinks white Americans are going to be "shooting up a bunch of Asians

Politics | Politics

Democrats Idolize Canada's Health System As It Recovers From Worst Year Ever

The increasing idolization of our northern neighbor's health system is ironic, as Canada's single-payer system just experienced its worst year ever.

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Before Omar, Obama Mainstreamed Anti-Semitism Among Democrats

People spoke openly of Obama's 'Jewish problem' in 2008. He went on to normalize Israel critics with dubious motivations and terror connections.

Politics | Op-Ed

Why The Democrats’ 'For the People Act' Is an Unconstitutional, Authoritarian Power Grab | National Review

The Republican-controlled Senate will almost certainly block Democrats' election-reform bill from becoming law.

Politics | Illegal Immigration

BREAKING: Democrat House Votes In Favor Of Illegal Immigrant Voting, Report Says | Daily Wire

The Democrat-controlled House of Representatives voted on Friday to defend local governments that choose to allow illegal aliens to vote in their elections.

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

Pelosi Defends Omar: 'She Has A Different Experience In The Use Of Words'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi continued to make excuses for Rep. Ilhan Omar's (D-MN) anti-Semitism on Friday, saying that Omar "has a different experience in the use of words."

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Democrats To Jews: You Don’t Know An Anti-Semite When You Hear One

The party that’s long attracted the support of 75 percent of American Jews has shown this week that their leaders won’t stand up for them when it matters.

News | News

JEXODUS: Jewish Millennials Launch A ‘Liberation Movement’ From The Democratic Party | Daily Wire

For decades, the Democratic Party has often taken the Jewish-American vote for granted.

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Every Democratic Excuse For Ilhan Omar's Anti-Semitism Is More Vile Than The Last

This week, the Democratic Party proved beyond a shadow of a doubt that it is willing to not only countenance but embrace anti-Semitism, so long as the anti-Semitism comes from members of their intersectional coalition. In less than two months, Rep.

Politics | POLITICS

Democrats’ refusal to call out Ilhan Omar’s anti-semitism is just appalling

It’s really not hard to get to the bottom of this: When you say that Jews have magical hypnotic powers to control other people, you’re an anti-Semite. When you say Jews control other people through…

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Democratic Presidential Candidates Rush To Defend Omar Over Anti-Semitism Scandal

The leading 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have come out in force to support Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) after her latest round of anti-Semitic remarks, declaring that her statements do not constitute anti-Semitism.

Politics | Leftist Lunacy

‘What. On. Earth.’ Congressional Black Caucus members just attacked our democracy to protect Ilhan Omar – twitchy.

After basically rendering House Dems’ resolution condemning anti-Semitism even more useless than it already was, the Congressional Black Caucus is now physically protecting Rep. Ilhan Omar from ever being accountable for her bigotry:

Politics | Liberal Hypocrisy

'Can't make this up': Here's where House Dems are reportedly at with that resolution condemning anti-Semitism; UPDATED

"Another clarifying moment for some folks who are slow on the uptake."

News | The News

Why House Democrats’ Anti-Anti-Semitism Resolution Is A Sham

Tomorrow, House Democratic leaders will bring to the floor a purely symbolic and toothless resolution condemning anti-Semitism.

Politics | Liberal "Tolerance"

Report: Ocasio-Cortez Threatens Democrats, If You Vote With Republicans You'll Be Put On A List

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), who recently declared, “I’m the boss!” is taking her power-hungry dreams to stomp on some of her fellow Democrats, reportedly informing them on Thursday that if they vote with Republicans she will “put them on a list” for a primary challenge.

News | Israel/Jewish Community

WATCH: Ilhan Omar Makes Most Blatant Anti-Semitic Remarks Of Her Career | Daily Wire

Omar — who is a well-documented anti-Semite — was flanked by fellow far-left Democrat Reps. Rashida Tlaib (MI) and Pramila Jayapal (WA) during the event at a Busboys and Poets restaurant.

Politics | Other Politics

House votes to overturn Trump's emergency declaration | TheHill

The vote marks the first time Congress has taken formal action to block a presidential emergency declaration

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

AOC: 'We're All Screwed' on Climate Change and 'Are Dying Now'

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

WATCH: Ocasio-Cortez Gets Compared To 'Cash Me Outside' Girl From Dr. Phil

Socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) channeled her inner Danielle Bregoli on Friday — the "cash me outside" girl from Dr. Phil — during a talk at a "Girls Who Code" event in New York City.

Politics | Op-Ed

PRAGER: Explaining The Left, Part VI: Do Leftists Believe What They Say?

Truth is not a left-wing value. I first discovered this as a graduate student studying the Soviet Union and left-wing ideologies at the Russian Institute of Columbia University School of International Affairs. Everything I have learned since has confirmed

News | Israel/Jewish Community

Virginia Democrat Who Came Under Fire for Anti-Semitic Comments Wins Special Election - Washington Free Beacon

A Virginia Democrat with a history of anti-Israel activism and anti-Semitic comments was sworn in as a member of the Virginia House of Delegates Wednesday.

Politics | From CNN

Bernie Sanders launches second presidential campaign - CNNPolitics

After months of deliberation, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders announced Tuesday that he is running for president again in 2020. It will be Sanders' second consecutive bid for the Democratic nomination after losing to Hillary Clinton in 2016.

Politics | Politics

Analysis: Democrats at the crossroads – will the party remain a home for Jews?

America's Democratic Party leadership must deal with the budding weeds of anti-Semitism now or risk going the way of Britain's Labour.

Politics | Leftist Lunacy

Democrats Don't Want ICE Notified When Illegal Aliens Try to Purchase Guns

Democrats Don't Want ICE Notified When Illegal Aliens Try to Purchase Guns - Katie Pavlich: As the debate over illegal immigration continues to rage, Democrats .02/18/2019 20:28:30PM EST.

News | Antisemitism Watch

MILLER: The Current Democratic Party Has No Use For Jews

Fearing that Jews will wake up and realize that the Democrats and their allied interest groups will confront every bias except Jew hatred, a group of Jewish Democrats has vowed to confront anti-Semitism and anti-Israel policies in their party.

Politics | Election: 2020

Kamala Harris Plans To Coast To Victory Powered By A Fawning Group Of Female Reporters

Yep, nothing at all like an impartial and unbiased press to cover your candidates

News | News

BACKFIRE: Ilhan Omar's 'Apology' For Anti-Semitism Ends In Disaster

Anti-Semitic Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) tried to apologize for promoting anti-Semitic conspiracy theories over the weekend in a statement released on Monday and ended up promoting her anti-Semitic views even more.

News | Antisemitism Watch

We already know Ilahn Omar is an anti-Semite. The question is, do Democrats care?

That Rep. Ihlan Omar, D-Minn., has made another statement peddling an anti-Semitic trope on Twitter wasn't particularly surprising. Her anti-Semitism has been obvious to any honest observer ever since she became a public figure. The only remaining questio

Politics | From the HuffPost

Elizabeth Warren Suggests Trump May Be In Prison By 2020 | HuffPost

“By the time we get to 2020, Donald Trump may not even be president. In fact, he may not even be a free person,” she said to applause.

Politics | POLITICS

30 Democrats suggest Pelosi give Trump a vote on wall funding if he reopens government

Thirty Democrats sent a letter Wednesday to Speaker Nancy Pelosi, suggesting she guarantee President Donald Trump a vote on his border security funding request if he reopens the government. Led by freshmen Rep. Elaine Luria of Virginia, the letter lays o

Politics | Politics

Schumer Shoots Down Bill to Pay Coast Guard | National Review

The Senate minority leader on Thursday blocked a Republican bill that would pay the Coast Guard without ending the ongoing partial government shutdown.

News | News

Last Year, Top Democrat Said Anti-Zionism Is Anti-Semitism. Now Silence

Due to a surge in this new form of anti-Semitism, including in the U.S. Congress, it is time for Democrat leaders to speak out again against this bigotry.

Politics | BDS

Airbnb is doing the Democrats' dirty work | TheHill

Current Democrat messaging about free speech and two states is a stall tactic. When the dust settles, from top to bottom, the Democrats will own the anti-Semitism of BDS.

Politics | Politics

Trump Highlights Democrats’ Unwillingness to Negotiate on Wall, Shutdown

President Donald Trump appears bent on proving that Democrats have no interest in negotiating a deal to end government shutdown and invest in border wall.

News | News

First Muslim Women in US Congress Misled Voters About Views on Israel

"Israel has hypnotized the world, may Allah awaken the people and help them see the evil doings of Israel." — Ilhan Omar, in a tweet, November 2012. "When a politician singles out Jewish allies as 'evil,' but ignores every brutal theocratic regime in th

Politics | Politics

Exasperated Democrats try to rein in Ocasio-Cortez

The effort is part carrot, part stick. But it's far from clear the anti-establishment political novice can be made to play ball.

Politics | Politics

The Not-So-Pretty Fine Print of the ‘Green New Deal’ | National Review

The ‘Green New Deal’ isn’t only unrealistic, it would be irresponsible to implement.

Politics | BDS

Senate Democrats back BDS anti-Israel movement with filibuster of Mideast partnership bill

Angry at the government shutdown and peeved over attempts to stifle anti-Israeli boycotts, Senate Democrats on Tuesday filibustered a bill that would have strengthened U.S. relationships in the Middle East while punishing the anti-Israel boycott movement.

News | News

Democrats Say They're Stopping A Pro-Israel Bill So They Can Reopen The Government. They're Doing It Because Democrats Have Soured On Israel And Warmed To Anti-Semitism.

On Monday, Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) threatened to cut off security assistance to Israel under Senate Bill 1 unless Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell begins to push the budget bills necessary for a government re-opening.

Politics | Politics

Ilhan Omar says she's the first refugee in Congress, but forgot these Jews

Seffi Kogen, the Global Director of Young Leadership for the American Jewish Committee, counts at least four other lawmakers who in their lifetimes had refugee status, and two of them are Jewish.

Politics | Politics

New Documents Suggest The Steele Dossier Was A Setup For Trump

After nearly two years since the Steele dossier was published, it remains the cornerstone of the case for collusion. It has also prompted other operations.

Politics | Politics

Federal Government Spent More on Food Stamps in 1 Month Than Trump Wants for 1 Year on Wall

Trump asked for around $5 billion for the year. Lawmakers balked - but the federal government blows through that amount every month for food stamps.

Politics | Politics

Senate Democrats Block Trump’s Nominees for Key Posts

Unlike a filibuster, which allows a minority to block a floor vote, cloture uses procedural tactics to prolong the confirmation process.

Politics | Politics

Dianne Feinstein caught hiding CRITICAL Kavanaugh message

It's the message Dianne Feinstein does NOT want on the internet. Learn about the critical 2:02 phone call she hid during the Brett Kavanaugh controversy.

Miscellaneous | Interesting

Democrats as the Party of Slave Power Tyranny

The Republican surrender of the House of Representatives to Democrats and the reestablishment of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) ought to remind us of the history of Democratic tyranny.They are, after all, the party of slavery, the Klan, and segrega

Politics | POLITICS

Jewish GOP group calls for resignation of 7 Democrats over 'ties' to Farrakhan

Keith Ellison and Maxine Waters among the lawmakers singled out by the RJC.

Politics | Politics

U.S. Ambassador To Germany Responds To Ocasio-Cortez Comparing Nazis To Global Warming | Daily Wire

U.S. Ambassador To Germany Richard Grenell slammed Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Monday after she compared Nazi Germany to global warming in a recent speech.

Politics | POLITICS

Ocasio-Cortez: We Must Use Blueprint From Defeating Nazis to Defeat Global Warming

Democratic candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said the way the Nazis were defeated provides a blueprint for how the U.S. should defeat global warming.

News | News

Democrats Have A New Sexual Assault Problem - 1600 Daily

A top Democrat Senator running in a tough reelection is facing a sexual assault claim. The Daily Wire reports: This sounds vaguely familiar. In what Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio is decrying as nothing less than “character assassination,R

Politics | BDS

How Democrats And The BDS Movement Are Creating Misery For Palestinians

The Dangerous Liaison: The Inside Story of the US-Israeli Covert Relationship, “supposedly a history of the secret ties between Israel and the United States, is largely dedicated to Israel-bashing for its own sake,” wrote The New York Times.

Politics | Politics

Was Former Feinstein Staffer Involved With Fusion GPS During 2016 Elections?

Views expressed in this article are the opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Epoch Times.

Politics | Politics

NPR: Amid Kavanaugh Confirmation Battle, Democratic Enthusiasm Edge Evaporates

A new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds that amid the Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation battle, the share of Republicans saying the 2018 midterms are "very important" has spiked.

History | The Constitution

Sen. Lindsey Graham: Kavanaugh's True Defender - Sara A. Carter

Senator Lindsey Graham exploded on his Democratic colleagues yesterday during the Kavanaugh “sham” sexual assault hearings in which earned him praise from the White House and anger from the left.  Graham tore apart Democrats on the Judiciary

Politics | Politics

BUSTED! Kamala Harris Caught Using Taxpayer Dollars for Her Lavish Travels - Truthfeed

Well, well, well, turns out 2020 hopeful, and Kavanaugh hearing FLOP, Kamala Harris has been mooching off the taxpayers, big time. A new report reveals that Harris has been using the taxpayers of California to fund her travel expenses, even while she was

Politics | Politics

The Democratic Party versus the Jewish People (Michael Lumish) ~ Elder Of Ziyon - Israel News

I understand that most American Jews do not want to hear this message, but there is no getting away from certain obvious political truths.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Candidate Maria Estrada Doubles Down on Anti-Jewish Hate

Maria Estrada’s hateful words spread fast on social media, in multiple print and online media from the local to national, and international levels.

Politics | Politics

Thread by @Heritage: "LONG THREAD @SenateDems have done an about-face on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination. At first, they had no doubt he was anything l […]" #SCOTUS

Thread by @Heritage: "LONG THREAD @SenateDems have done an about-face on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination. At first, they had no doubt he wless than an existential threat to the Constitution. If he were confirmed, they said, millions of liv […]" #SC

News | News

Poll: Israel not an important partner for US Democrats - Israel National News

Pew poll finds that, while Republicans see Israel as an important partner for US foreign policy, Democrats ignore it.

News | News

WATCH: Ocasio-Cortez Attacks Israel Then Admits She Has No Idea What She's Talking About

New York socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez attacked Israel in a recent interview on PBS's "Firing Line," calling them the occupiers of Palestine and later admitting that she has no idea what she is talking about regarding Israel.

News | News

Muslim Democratic congressional candidate calls Israel ‘apartheid regime’ - Diaspora - Jerusalem Post

Ilhan Omar’s tweet came in response to accusations that a tweet she wrote in 2012, accusing Israel of “evil doings,” amounts to antisemitism.

Politics | Politics

Viral ‘Walk Away’ Videos Highlight Growing Movement of Democrats Leaving the Party | The Epoch Times

News Analysis When actor James Woods tweeted out the hashtag “#WalkAway” in late June, even the alt-right missed the enormity of what lay beneath it. The Democratic Party had, in fact, struck an iceberg. Some 5 million people on Facebook and YouTube h

News | News

Democrat who upset NY incumbent accused Israel of ‘massacre’

Progressive candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who defeated incumbent NY Rep. Joe Crowley, accused Israel of 'massacring' Gaza protesters.

Politics | From CNN

Establishment Democrats get a wake-up call in New York - CNNPolitics

The out-of-nowhere upset of Democratic Rep. Joe Crowley in Tuesday's New York primary has stunned the Democratic establishment and shook up the party's likely line of succession to become the next House speaker.

Politics | Politics

A war hero is running for Congress, and she just dropped one of 2018's best political ads

Democrat M.J. Hegar's new political video traces her career as a combat helicopter pilots and gets lots of attention

News | News

Democratic Support Far From Guaranteed in Congressional Battle to Support Israel's Right to Self Defense

Democratic support for Israel's defense remains in question.

News | News

Democrats may be approaching a turning point on Israel - CNNPolitics

There are few issues as contentious in international politics as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

News | News

Chuck Schumer 'applauds' Trump for opening Jerusalem embassy | The Times of Israel

Democratic members of Congress stay away from dedication of new facility, but Jewish Senate leader praises the move

Politics | Politics

For Dems, 'blue wave' is now a trickle

(CNN) — The ballot on Tuesday left off the biggest winners: President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who stepped in to stand up for and against certain candidates.

Politics | Other Politics

Do Democrats Want an Anti-Trump, or Their Own Trump? - POLITICO Magazine

Gwen Graham could be Florida’s first female governor and a national leader in her party—but only if earnestness hasn’t gone out of style.

Politics | Politics

Clinton: Being a capitalist 'probably' hurt me with Dem voters | TheHill

Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton says identifying as a capitalist hurt her in the 2016 campaign. 

Politics | From CNN

Trump: If Dems win midterms, I'll be impeached - CNN Video

During a rally in Michigan, President Trump told supporters that if Republicans lose the majority in Congress, Democrats will impeach him.

Politics | Other Politics

MSNBC’s surging ratings fuel Democratic optimism - POLITICO

While Fox and CNN slump, left-leaning hosts on MSNBC help the network reap a 30 percent ratings gain.

News | The News

Stop, Hillary — just stop | New York Post

Hillary Clinton still can’t face “What Happened,” and it’s driving Democrats crazy. The latest: her remarks in Mumbai, India. She bragged of winning...

Politics | Politics

2 Progressives Balk At Denouncing Known Anti-Semite Louis Farrakhan | HuffPost

This shouldn't be that hard for a women's rights activist and a Democratic congressman.

Politics | Politics

The Rise of the Violent Left

Antifa's activists say they're battling burgeoning authoritarianism on the American right. Are they fueling it instead?

Politics | Politics

Dems try new slogan: 'Have you seen the other guys?’

The campaign arm for House Democrats on Wednesday tried out a new slogan: “I mean, have you seen the other guys?”

Politics | Politics

Dem governors left out of traditional White House press conference

Democratic governors and some Republican governors who attended a meeting with President Trump on Monday were excluded from the traditional bipartisan press conference outside the West Wing, party officials said.

Politics | Op-Ed

Alan Dershowitz: Why I Will Leave the Democratic Party If Ellison Is Elected its Chairman

Tomorrow the Democratic National Committee (DNC) will have to choose the direction of the Democratic Party, as well as its...

Politics | Other Politics

Here's why the 2018 Senate election will be crucial for President Trump and his Democratic foes - LA Times

In the partisan battle zone that is Washington, there is one conquest that could turn the fight decisively in Republicans ’ favor: winning 60 seats in the U.S. Senate.

Politics | Politics

Democrats scorch Obama over UN vote condemning Israeli settlements

Congressional Democrats issued scathing statements aimed at the Obama administration over...

Politics | Politics

Democrats once represented the working class. Not any more | Robert Reich

Bill Clinton and Barack Obama helped shift power away from the people towards corporations. It was this that created an opening for Donald Trump

Politics | Politics

The Democratic Party Deserved To Die | The Huffington Post

Demographics are not destiny. Candidates do matter. And it is still the economy, stupid.

Politics | Politics

CNN cuts ties with Donna Brazile after hacked emails show she gave Clinton campaign debate questions

CNN quietly cut ties with Donna Brazile, the acting Democratic National Committee chair and a longtime contributor on the cable news network, after hacked emails published by WikiLeaks revealed that she had provided questions to the Hillary Clinton campai

Politics | Other Politics

Inside the Democrats’ narrow path to the House majority - The Washington Post

A 30-seat gain is a tall order for Democrats, and these districts summarize their challenges.

Politics | From the HuffPost

Democrats Seek Criminal Probe Of Donald Trump's Donations | Huffington Post

They argue he broke the law by giving money to a prosecutor who didn't deeply investigate Trump University.

Politics | Politics

DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz to Resign Amid Email Hack - WSJ

The chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee resigned after a trove of emails were disclosed showing DNC officials working to undermine the underdog presidential campaign of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.

Politics | Politics

Leaked Emails Show DNC Officials Wanted to Publicly Question Bernie's Religion

Leaked emails appear to show that top officials at the Democratic National Committee openly mocked and criticized Bernie Sanders during the primary race against Hillary Clinton.

Politics | Politics

Bernie Sanders and his wife made $205K, according to 2014 tax returns

Sen. Bernie Sanders and his wife on Friday released their full 2014 tax return, showing a combined income of more than $205,000, following pressure from Democratic presidential campaign rival Hillary Clinton.

Politics | Other Politics

Here's what a Biden campaign would look like

The VP launches a stimulus tour to deliver a very different kind of Democratic message.

Politics | Politics

Why most American Jews vote for Democrats, explained

Rep. Steve King has questions. We have answers.

Politics | Politics

O’Malley to suspend his campaign, according to adviser - The Washington Post

The news came against the backdrop of the former Maryland governor’s weak performance in Iowa Monday.

Politics | Other Politics

These 30 Numbers Explain the 2016 Election | TIME

30 key facts about the money behind the 2016 White House race

Politics | Other Politics

Why America Is Moving Left

Over roughly the past 18 months, the following events have transfixed the nation.

In July 2014, Eric Garner, an African American man reportedly selling loose cigarettes illegally, was choked to death by a New York City policeman.The liberal era ushered in by Barack Obama is only just beginning.

Politics | From the HuffPost

8 Key Questions for the Next Republican and Democratic Debates | Peter Dreier

We probably already know how the Republican and Democratic candidates will answer these questions, but it is always good to get their views on the record and let the public see where they stand. This is particularly important because, according the public

Politics | POLITICS

Iranian aggression since Obama nuclear deal looms as 2016 headache for Democrats - Washington Times

For any Democrat anxious to see the unpopular Iran nuclear agreement fade from public view between now and November 2016, it's been a rough couple of weeks.

Politics | Other Politics

Biden: I’m not running for president in 2016

Ending months of will-he-won’t-he speculation, Vice President Joe Biden announced Wednesday that he is not running for president in 2016, saying the process of grieving for his son Beau had sidelined him for too long. The vice president spoke with his w

Politics | Op-Ed

Cory Booker Admits Iran Deal Blunder

On the most important vote affecting Israel’s security in a generation, Mr. Booker has failed.

Politics | Other Politics

Joe Biden to Enter Presidential Race

Vice President Joe Biden will enter the presidential race, according to media reports filed on Monday.

Politics | POLITICS

Democratic Blues - Jeff Greenfield - POLITICO Magazine

Barack Obama will leave his party in its worst shape since the Great Depression—even if Hillary wins. As historians begin to assess Barack Obama’s record as president, there’s at least one legacy he’ll leave that will indeed be historic—but not in the way he would have hoped.

Politics | Other Politics

Joe Biden Wades Further Into ’16 Bid - NYTimes.com

WASHINGTON — Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. is vacationing on Kiawah Island off South Carolina’s coast, riding bikes and walking the beaches with his family. But on Wednesday night, he called one of his most outspoken political supporters and wrestled with the question looming over his future: Should he run for president?

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Israel losing Democrats, 'can't claim bipartisan US support,' top pollster warns | The Times of Israel

New survey by Frank Luntz shows almost half of Democratic 'opinion elites' think Israel is racist, barely half believe it wants peace, and three quarters feel it has too much influence on US policy

Politics | Op-Ed

Alan M. Dershowitz: The Appalling Talk of Boycotting Netanyahu - WSJ

In The Wall Street Journal, Alan M. Dershowitz writes that Congress has every right, and even an obligation, to hear the Israeli leader speak about the Iranian threat.

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Who’s dividing US on backing Israel? | New York Post

How long can it last that the Republicans are the party that’s more supportive of Israel but the Democrats are the ones that get the Jewish vote? Could it be that President Obama is upending the ol...

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House Democrats push voting rights amendment - CNN.com

The Rev. Jesse Jackson joined House Democratic Reps. Keith Ellison and Mark Pocan at a press conference on Thursday to announce plans to introduce a constitutional amendment that would explicitly guarantee the right to vote to every American and give Cong

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California Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer to retire

California Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer, a tenacious liberal whose election to the Senate in 1992 heralded a new era for women at the upper reaches of political power, announced Thursday she will not seek re-election to a new term next year.

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Obama Responds to Jerusalem Synagogue Attack: 'Too Many Palestinians Have Died'

President Obama has responded to today's terrorist attack on a synagogue in Jerusalem in which four Israeli Jews attending