Sanders blasts 'demogogue' Trump, backs ClintonBernie Sanders uses Democratic National Convention speech to call for party unity - but not everyone was buying it.
Wasserman Schultz drops out of conventionIn surprise move, after insisting she would address the Democratic National Convention no matter what, DNC chairwoman gives in to pressure.
5 things to expect from Bernie Sanders at the DNCWhen Sanders began his campaign, no one expected him to make it so far; at the Democratic Convention, he'll seek to make his message heard.
Democrats' convention starts under cloudDonald Trump surges ahead of Hillary Clinton in latest polls, as backlash continues over leaked Democrat email scandal.
Leaked emails threaten image of Democrat unityRevelations of Clinton campaign's attempt to derail Sanders cast shadow over attempts to portray unity.
Abner Mikva, presidential mentor, dies at 90Mikva served as federal judge and congressman, as well as mentor to Obama and many other Chicago Democrats.
Clinton, Sanders find common ground on IsraelDelegates to Democratic Party's platform drafting committee say it must reflect the hardships faced both by Israelis and Palestinians.
Both Jewish 25-year-olds bidding for Congress failErin Schrode - who faced anti-Semitic onslaught - and Alex Law lose primaries to Democratic incumbents in California, NJ.
J Street calls for 'balanced position' on IsraelJ Street echoing Sanders’ push to make Democratic platform more balanced when it comes to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Clinton's silence on anti-Israel platform fightClinton refuses to comment on Sanders' press for pro-Palestinian party platform, in a calculated move given shifting Democratic sentiments.
Report: Dems debating ouster of Wasserman SchultzDebbie Wasserman Schultz facing a backlash from the hard-left of her party for her clashes with Bernie Sanders.
Sanders wants Dem platform to back PalestiniansDemocratic presidential candidate wants 'Palestinian rights' to figure more prominently in his party's official platform.
How NY Jews set stage for Clinton-Trump showdownLarge Jewish communities key for primary results in the Eastern states.
Jews set to hand Clinton FloridaSanders has been absent from densely Jewish Miami, Palm Beach and Boca Raton counties. Polls predict 2:1 victory for Clinton.
Watch: Sanders denies poor white people existAsked about racial blind spots, Bernie Sanders says, 'when you're white you don't know what it's like to live in a ghetto or be poor.'
Pro-Iran Deal Resolution Shot Down in Dem. GroupWhile President Obama tries to sell his Iran deal to the American people, he is having trouble selling it to members of his own party.
Democratic Chair Stumped: Are We Socialist?Watch: Democratic National Committee chair on national TV unable to answer 'what's the difference between Democrat and socialist?'
AIPAC Forms Lobbying Group Against Iran DealPowerful US pro-Israel lobby has created Citizens for a Nuclear Free Iran in effort to influence Congress against recent deal.
WSJ: Obama's Iran 'Obsession' Sunk the DemocratsDeputy editor Henninger assesses how Obama's Iran 'legacy' will turn into another hostage crisis-like fiasco a la Carter for his party.
Amplified Partisanship Splits American JewsDaniel Pipes highlights that some Americans, including Jews, are becoming fiercer critics of Netanyahu than even Israeli liberals.
Senator Feinstein is another Rabbi WiseRabbi Stephen Wise, WJC president in WWII, kept quiet about the genocide about which he was informed. Six million Jews paid the price.
NY Rep 'Backed Out of Klinghoffer Protest'Republican nominee for Congress slams Democratic rival who he says opted out of speaking at protest against Met's anti-Semitic opera.
Republicans: Obama is 'All Talk and No Action'Republican lawmakers called on President Obama to stop threatening Putin and take some action.
Did Sarah Palin Predict Current Ukraine Trouble?Sarah Palin warned in 2008 that if Obama were elected, Putin would be encouraged to invade Ukraine. At the time, she was mocked.
AIPAC Backs Down from Support of SanctionsPro-Israel lobby says Congress should wait before passing new sanctions on Iran.
Kerry Rules Out 2016 Presidential Run"This is my last stop," says Secretary of State about his current position.
House Democrats Support Obama Against SanctionsReps. Lloyd Doggett and David Price mobilizing their colleagues against a bill to slap more sanctions on Iran.
Senator: Can't Let Israel Determine About WarSenator Feinstein causes outrage after declaring that "we cannot let Israel determine when and where the United States goes to war."
Senate Democrats to Wait with Iran Sanctions BillSenate Majority Leader Reid wants to see how the Iran-West deal is played out before bringing new sanctions to a vote.
14 U.S. Senators Plan New Sanctions on IranBipartisan group of 14 senators says they plan to slap new set of sanctions on Iran after the Thanksgiving break.
Biden: Iran Sanctions Relief Will be ModestU.S. Vice President Joe Biden briefs Democratic senators on the negotiations with Iran over its nuclear weapons program.
Senate, House Approve Deal to End ShutdownThe short-term bill will end the partial government shutdown and raise the debt ceiling.
Boehner: Obama Insisting On Our SurrenderU.S. House Speaker rejects Obama’s stance that he’ll talk to Republicans only after the partial government shutdown ends.
Obama: Raise the Debt Ceiling Or We're in TroublePresident Barack Obama says the U.S. economy risks a “very deep recession” if Congress doesn’t raise the debt ceiling.
White House to Support Retroactive PayWhite House says it will support legislation that would retroactively pay federal workers who have been furloughed due to the shutdown.
Obama 'Exasperated' by ShutdownPresident Barack Obama announces he won't negotiate with the Republicans until they end the government shutdown.
House Passes Budget OfferShutdown getting closer: House approves a counterproposal to rein in ObamaCare and fund the government, then the Senate rejects it.
US Lawmakers to Unveil Rival BudgetsDemocrats will unveil their first budget in four years this week in the US Senate as House Republicans put forward their own blueprint
Senate Confirms Hagel as Secretary of DefenseThe U.S. Senate confirms Chuck Hagel to be secretary of defense, ending an acrimonious nominations process.
NJDC 'Confident' Hagel Will Follow Obama's LeadThe National Jewish Democratic Council issued a statement saying it is confident that Chuck Hagel will follow Obama's "pro-Israel" lead.
House Balks at Endorsing Fiscal Cliff DealRepublicans angry that fiscal cliff deal raises taxes on the rich but does nothing to cut social programs that swell the deficit.
U.S.: Deal Reached to Avert 'Fiscal Cliff'The White House and top Republicans have struck a deal to avert huge New Year tax hikes and spending cuts known as the "fiscal cliff".
U.S. to Miss Fiscal Cliff DeadlineU.S. lawmakers miss their deadline to avoid the fiscal cliff come close a deal to ease the worst impact of the crisis.
Obama: Tax Must Rise for the RichIn his first speech since being re-elected this week, U.S. President Barack Obama claims a mandate to raise taxes on the rich.
Jewish Democrats Grayson, Frankel Win in FloridaLois Frankel and Alan Grayson, both Jewish Democrats, won congressional seats in Florida.
Adelson: I Didn't Leave Democrats; They Left Me"There is now a visceral anti-Israel movement among rank-and-file Democrats," writes Sheldon Adelson in The Wall Street Journal.
Obama Aide Dismisses Iowa Paper's EndorsementObama's deputy campaign manager dismissed the Des Moines Register endorsement of Romney, saying it was not “based at all in reality.”
Dems Join Israel, Slam EU for Plan Visit to IranSenate Democrats on Wednesday strongly urged their European Union counterparts to cancel a planned trip to Iran.
NY Democratic Politician Warns Jewish VotersThe candid interview with NY politician Dov Hikind that shocked Democrats across the U.S. as the Assemblyman warns Jewish voters.
Biden Gaffe: Democrats 'Buried' Middle ClassVice President Joe Biden suggests the middle class has been "buried" during the last four years. Republicans agree.
Jewish Dems Warn PM to Stay Out of US ElectionA number of leading Jewish Democrats are warning Israel to keep out of the upcoming U.S. elections.
Carter's Grandson: Family Honor Caused Romney LeakGrandson of former president Jimmy Carter said he helped leak a secretly recorded video that has become most recent setback for Romney.
G-d and Jerusalem ResurrectedIt looks unlikely that Democrats who care for Jerusalem as Israel's capital might lightheartedly vote for Obama. Italian MP writes about the DNC changeabout.
'Removing G-d From Coins, Like Alien Attack'Obama campaign rebuffed claims by GOP that it would “take G-d off our coins,” saying such a move is as likely as aliens attacking Florida.
GOP Congressman Apologizes for Holocaust RemarksU.S. Rep. Roscoe Bartlett (R-Md.) apologized after invoking the Holocaust in reference to federal student loans.
Jewish Candidate Accused of Nazi 'Big Lie'Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) released a new ad against his Republican rival Josh Mandel, accusing him of using the “big lie” Nazi strategy
New GOP Ad Blasts Democrats on JerusalemNew Republican Jewish Coalition ad highlights DNC's platform reversal, says party is "split when it comes to supporting Israel"