There are 14 candidates — including nine Democrats — running to replace Rep. Chris Van Hollen in Maryland’s 8th District, which encompasses suburbs of Washington, D.C. Two of the Democrats are Jewish, as are two of the five Republicans. The district includes a big chunk of Montgomery County, which is estimated to be as much as 10 percent Jewish.
(JTA) — Bernie Sanders, campaigning this weekend in Baltimore ahead of Tuesday’s primary in Maryland, sounded familiar and poignant notes about American poverty, arguing that the United States, the world’s mightiest power, lags behind developing countries on a number of scales.
Bernie Sanders has undeniably earned a place in history as “the first Jewish presidential candidate of a major party to win state nominating contests.” And until recently, that seemed like it would more or less sum up of his Jewish legacy as a candidate.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly asked John Kerry to publicly state that Israel does not carry out extrajudicial killings, after a group of U.S. lawmakers asked the secretary of state to investigate such claims. Meanwhile, Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., the lead lawmaker making the request, rebuked Netanyahu for his initial response…
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump said nuclear proliferation, including in Saudi Arabia, may be inevitable. Speaking Tuesday on CNN, Trump said he opposed nuclear weapons proliferation, but it may be inevitable, in part because of the nuclear deal reached last year between Iran and six major powers led by the United States….
ou get to listen to Jews yelling at you. You get to listen to mandarins tell you why they won’t listen to Jews. You get to emcee a cappella competitions. Who wouldn’t want to be White House Jewish liaison?
A common debate tactic is to try to get your opponent to express his most extreme views — revealing what I call the “crazy aunt in the attic.”
Can Bernie Sanders actually win it?
Donald Trump won big on Super Tuesday, but fell short of the clean sweep some predicted.
Hillary Rodham Clinton won decisively on Super Tuesday, but failed to sweep all the states at stake on the biggest day of the presidential primaries.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., won four state Democratic contests, giving him a total of five after he took New Hampshire last month.