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Ron Kampeas, JTA
Ron Kampeas, JTA

Democratic candidates’ positions on Iran

WASHINGTON — Based on the last Democratic presidential debate and, in Elizabeth Warren’s case other sources, the candidates think that President Donald Trump made a...

An impeachment chronicle

WASHINGTON — For the third time in the Republic’s history, the US House of Representatives impeached a president. There were a number of firsts on Dec. 18: Donald...

Bloomberg’s pluses and minuses

WASHINGTON — After a season of maybes, the media magnate and former New York mayor who got the phrase thrice-elected into his bio is entering the presidential race...

Lt. Col. Vindman came to the US as a Soviet refugee

WASHINGTON — Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, the National Security Council staffer who testified that President Donald Trump sought dirt from Ukraine on a political...

Democrats diverge on Middle East, but all criticize Syria pullout

WESTERVILLE, Ohio — The fourth Democratic presidential debate revealed fissures among the candidates on whether to keep US troops in the Middle East. The 12 hopefuls...

How Pittsburgh changed shul security

WASHINGTON — Here’s the sad paradox of the shooting nearly one year ago at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue: The killing of 11 worshippers, the worst attack on...

Volodymyr Zelensky waves to supporters at his campaign headquarters in Kiev, Ukraine, April 21, 2019. (Xinhua/Sergey/Getty)

The phone call that ignited action

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5780 SECTION A PAGE 11 WASHINGTON — A week ago, impeachment was not the flavor of the season. The interest in Robert Mueller’s special counsel...

The other Democrat from Michigan

LANSING — Tom Dalton could be the poster boy for Elissa Slotkin’s path to a second term and, she would argue, to Democrats keeping the US House of Representatives....

Jefferson Kraft

Meet the budding journalist covering the debates

DETROIT — For any reporter, careening in a year from reviewing restaurants to covering the presidential debates would be a pretty fast rise. But then again, Jefferson...

US House: No to BDS

WASHINGTON — The US House of Representatives overwhelmingly condemned the movement to boycott, divest and sanction Israel. The House vote Tuesday, July 23, on the...