A Senate bill on aid to Palestinians pits Israel’s political leaders against its military. Which side is pro-Israel? AIPAC couldn’t decide. Can you?
Al Franken is known in Washington for his ability to forge friendships with his fellow senators. The Minnesota senator hosts annual Secret Santas and is often seen laughing with other politicians while riding the congressional subway underneath the Capitol.
For years, their bromance was a fairytale success story — a rising African-American political star and a charismatic populist Orthodox rabbi. But it all ended with their bitter feud over the Iran nuclear deal.
As he weighed whether to support President Barack Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran, Representative Donald Norcross was showered with the sort of attention rarely shown to junior members of the U.S. Congress.
Democrat Cory Booker, the charismatic mayor of Newark, was the unofficial winner of a New Jersey special election on Wednesday, handily defeating a conservative Republican to fill the state’s vacant U.S. Senate seat.
New Jersey’s special election to fill the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by the death of Frank Lautenberg will go ahead this year as scheduled, after the state Supreme Court declined on Thursday to hear a legal challenge.
New Jersey’s State Supreme Court said on Friday it would hear a challenge to Governor Chris Christie’s plan to hold a special election in October to fill the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by the death of Senator Frank Lautenberg.
Newark mayor Cory Booker, who has close ties to the Jewish community, announced on Saturday that he will run for Frank Lautenberg’s senate seat.
Cory Booker has unusually deep bonds to the Jewish people and faith. As the Newark mayor eyes a run for the Senate, those ties may prove more than just spiritually valuable.
THIS WEEK: Staffers discuss John Kerry’s trip to the Middle East; the prospects for peace and Cory Booker, the Newark mayor who loves Jews.