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US Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump speaks during the 2016 AIPAC conference. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty)

Republicans overseas seek support among Americans in Israel

JERUSALEM — On behalf of Donald Trump, Republicans last week launched a get-out-the-vote campaign geared to Americans living in Israel. The initiative, which began...

Hillary Clinton and US Sen. Tim Kaine at a rally in Northern Virginia. (Alex Wong/Getty)

At convention, Democrats seek unity, but cracks show on Israel

PHILADELPHIA — The Democratic Party spent the first couple days of its convention projecting unity on issues from fighting racism to fair trade. But fissures were...

Judy Jackman is an alternate delegate from Texas and a member of Christians United for Israel.

Trump: from anti to pro

CLEVELAND — On the day Donald Trump wrapped up the Republican primaries, Marc Zell was ready to resign his position as vice president of Republicans Overseas, the...

The tweet from Trump's campaign that was accused of being anti-Semitic.

Trump says he wouldn’t have removed tweet

NEW YORK — Donald Trump kept alive a controversy over a campaign tweet featuring imagery  seen by some as anti-Semitic by saying his staff “shouldn’t have taken...

Trump tries damage control on anti-Semitic tweet

NEW YORK — Donald Trump blamed the “dishonest media” for the dust-up over a tweet showing a Star of David shape and dollar bills superimposed over an image of...

Cruz woos Jews

LAS VEGAS — Ted Cruz came here to woo Republican Jews last weekend, and in the absence of his opponents came away with qualified support based not on who he is but who...

At AIPAC, Trump changes tune on Israel

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump, staking out a pro-Israel position that had nary a mention of the neutrality he had asserted earlier, earned an enthusiastic response to his...

At AIPAC, Clinton calls Trump ‘feckless’

WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton derided Donald Trump as a feckless negotiator and told AIPAC that “walking away” from the Middle East was not an option for the US, a...

Ahead of Iowa, presidential candidate round-up

WASHINGTON — On Monday, Feb. 1, Iowans will gather to launch the 2016 presidential election with an arcane ritual — the caucus. In living rooms and meeting halls...

Bernie Sanders suddenly is taken seriously

WASHINGTON — Talk of a Bernie Sanders presidency has suddenly become a lot more serious. Recent polling shows the independent Vermont senator and Democratic...