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Presidential Elections

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...

Where does Bernie Sanders stand on Israel?

WASHINGTON — Bernie Sanders’ best friend is a Zionist who teaches Jewish philosophy, he had a formative experience on a kibbutz and “Saturday Night Live” dubbed him...

Trump joins the race: ‘I’m no apprentice on Israel’

IN THE middle of a phone interview with Jewish News Service on June 26, billionaire real estate mogul and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump leaves his desk...

GOP in ‘frank conversations’

WASHINGTON — The Republican Party as a whole is having the morning-afters, reconsidering how it might have done better in an election that saw the party fail to win the...

Americans in Israel vote heavily for Romney

TEL AVIV — Most Israelis were asleep as the polls closed in America and voters waited for the results, but on one rooftop in central Tel Aviv a party with loud classic...