'Being black doesn't give you license to call everyone racist'

Prominent American jurist Alan Dershowitz slams Democratic congresswoman Maxine Waters after she accuses him of racism.David Rosenberg, 8/8/2017, 12:17 PM

Massachusetts Democrats reject anti-settlement resolution

Massachusetts Democratic Party rejects attempt to amend platform to single out 'settlements' as the obstacle to Middle East peace.JTA, 6/4/2017, 7:11 PM

The Democrats are not done ruining the country

This is not your father’s Democratic Party. Jack Engelhard, 2/28/2017, 12:53 PM

'Obama can still be a thorn in Trump's side'

Senior editor Caroline Glick says Obama plans unprecedented action against his successor.Benny Toker, 1/20/2017, 11:14 AM

Anti-Israel Congressman likely next DNC head

Congressman Keith Ellison is likely to usher in a Democratic Party that is more critical of Israel.Shlomo Vile, 11/23/2016, 3:41 PM

FBI investigating hacking of Democrats' mobile phones

FBI is investigating suspected attempts to hack mobile phones used by Democratic Party officials.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/28/2016, 1:04 AM

'Renounce Israel or else'

Progressive Democrats have become openly opposed to Israel, Alan Dershowitz warns, demanding that members renounce Jewish state.David Rosenberg, 8/25/2016, 9:49 AM

Watch: Bloomberg says Trump is 'conning' America

Watch: Independent Mike Bloomberg endorses Democrat Hillary Clinton as the United States' next president.Rachel Kaplan, 7/28/2016, 7:20 PM

Clinton personally ensured pro-Israel platform, says adviser

Clinton adviser Wendy Sherman says she was asked by Democratic nominee to ensure platform is pro-Israel.JTA, 7/28/2016, 2:41 AM

Sanders blasts 'demogogue' Trump, urges vote for Clinton

Bernie Sanders uses Democratic National Convention speech to call for party unity - but not everyone was buying it.Michael Mathes, 7/25/2016, 9:57 PM

Debbie Wasserman Schultz at last minute drops out of convention

In surprise move, after insisting she would address the Democratic National Convention no matter what, DNC chairwoman gives in to pressure.JTA, 7/25/2016, 9:42 PM

5 things to expect from Bernie Sanders’ speech at the DNC

When 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.Ben Sales, 7/25/2016, 9:38 PM

Democratic National Convention starts under cloud of controversy

Donald Trump surges ahead of Hillary Clinton in latest polls, as backlash continues over leaked Democrat email scandal.Michael Mathes, 7/25/2016, 8:02 PM

Leaked emails threaten image of Democratic party unity

Revelations of Clinton campaign's attempt to derail Sanders cast shadow over attempts to portray unity.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/23/2016, 9:00 PM

Abner Mikva, judge who mentored a president, dies at 90

Mikva served as federal judge and congressman, as well as mentor to Obama and many other Chicago Democrats.JTA, 7/7/2016, 9:26 AM

Clinton, Sanders platform drafters find common ground on Israel

Delegates to Democratic Party's platform drafting committee say it must reflect the hardships faced both by Israelis and Palestinians.JTA, 6/24/2016, 4:32 AM

Both Jewish 25-year-olds bidding for Congress come up short

Erin Schrode - who faced anti-Semitic onslaught - and Alex Law lose primaries to Democratic incumbents in California, NJ.JTA, 6/9/2016, 12:33 PM

J Street calls for 'balanced position' on Israel

J Street echoing Sanders’ push to make Democratic platform more balanced when it comes to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.JTA, 6/7/2016, 2:12 AM

Clinton's deafening silence on anti-Israel platform fight

Clinton refuses to comment on Sanders' press for pro-Palestinian party platform, in a calculated move given shifting Democratic sentiments.Ari Yashar, 6/1/2016, 8:24 AM

Report: Democrats debating ouster of Wasserman Schultz as chair

Debbie Wasserman Schultz facing a backlash from the hard-left of her party for her clashes with Bernie Sanders.JTA, 5/26/2016, 11:10 AM

Sanders wants Democrat platform to support 'Palestinian rights'

Democratic presidential candidate wants 'Palestinian rights' to figure more prominently in his party's official platform.JTA, 5/22/2016, 2:55 PM

How NY, and its Jews, sets stage for Clinton-Trump showdown

Large Jewish communities key for primary results in the Eastern states.Ron Kampeas, 4/20/2016, 9:34 PM

Jews set to hand Clinton Florida

Sanders has been absent from densely Jewish Miami, Palm Beach and Boca Raton counties. Polls predict 2:1 victory for Clinton.Gil Ronen, 3/14/2016, 8:44 PM

Watch: Sanders denies poor white people exist

Asked 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.'Ari Yashar, 3/7/2016, 4:12 PM

Pro-Iran Deal Resolution Shot Down in Democratic Natl. Committee

While President Obama tries to sell his Iran deal to the American people, he is having trouble selling it to members of his own party.Yaakov Levi , 8/31/2015, 1:12 AM

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?'Ari Yashar, 7/31/2015, 10:45 AM

Pro-Israel AIPAC Forms Lobbying Group Against Iran Deal

Powerful US pro-Israel lobby has created Citizens for a Nuclear Free Iran in effort to influence Congress against recent deal.Cynthia Blank, 7/19/2015, 10:57 AM

WSJ Says Obama's Iran 'Obsession' Has Sunk the Democrats

Deputy editor Henninger assesses how Obama's Iran 'legacy' will turn into another hostage crisis-like fiasco a la Carter for his party.Ari Yashar, 4/24/2015, 3:03 PM

Amplified Partisanship Splitting US Jewish Community

Daniel Pipes highlights that some Americans, including Jews, are becoming fiercer critics of Netanyahu than even Israeli liberals.Gedalyah Reback, 3/31/2015, 11:48 AM

Senator Feinstein is another Rabbi Wise

Rabbi Stephen Wise, WJC president in WWII, kept quiet about the genocide about which he was informed. Six million Jews paid the price. Mark Langfan, 3/22/2015, 7:35 AM

NY Congresswoman '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.Gil Ronen, 9/22/2014, 8:47 PM

Republicans: Obama is 'All Talk and No Action' on Russia

Republican lawmakers called on President Obama to stop threatening Putin and take some action.Elad Benari, 3/3/2014, 5:15 AM

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.Elad Benari, 3/2/2014, 5:16 AM

AIPAC Backs Down from Support of New Iran Sanctions

Pro-Israel lobby says Congress should wait before passing new sanctions on Iran.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/7/2014, 10:00 PM

Kerry Rules Out 2016 Presidential Run

"This is my last stop," says Secretary of State about his current position.Elad Benari, 2/6/2014, 4:44 AM

House Democrats Support Obama Against Iran Sanctions

Reps. Lloyd Doggett and David Price mobilizing their colleagues against a bill to slap more sanctions on Iran.Elad Benari, 2/4/2014, 6:16 AM

Senator: We Can't Let Israel Determine When We Go to War

Senator Feinstein causes outrage after declaring that "we cannot let Israel determine when and where the United States goes to war."Elad Benari, 1/16/2014, 6:08 AM

Senate Democrats to Wait with Iran Sanctions Bill

Senate Majority Leader Reid wants to see how the Iran-West deal is played out before bringing new sanctions to a vote.Elad Benari, 1/15/2014, 4:10 AM

14 U.S. Senators Plan New Sanctions on Iran

Bipartisan group of 14 senators says they plan to slap new set of sanctions on Iran after the Thanksgiving break.Elad Benari, 11/22/2013, 4:16 AM

Biden to Senators: Iran Sanctions Relief Will be Modest

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden briefs Democratic senators on the negotiations with Iran over its nuclear weapons program.Elad Benari, 11/21/2013, 4:43 AM

Senate, House Approve Deal to End Shutdown

The short-term bill will end the partial government shutdown and raise the debt ceiling.Elad Benari, 10/17/2013, 5:36 AM

Boehner: Obama's Insisting On Our Unconditional Surrender

U.S. House Speaker rejects Obama’s stance that he’ll talk to Republicans only after the partial government shutdown ends.Elad Benari, 10/9/2013, 3:14 AM

Obama: Raise the Debt Ceiling Or We're in Trouble

President Barack Obama says the U.S. economy risks a “very deep recession” if Congress doesn’t raise the debt ceiling.Elad Benari, 10/9/2013, 12:15 AM

White House to Support Retroactive Pay to Federal Workers

White House says it will support legislation that would retroactively pay federal workers who have been furloughed due to the shutdown.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/4/2013, 11:06 PM

Obama 'Exasperated' by Shutdown, Won't Talk to Republicans

President Barack Obama announces he won't negotiate with the Republicans until they end the government shutdown.Elad Benari, 10/3/2013, 2:12 AM

House Passes Budget Offer, Senate Rejects It

Shutdown getting closer: House approves a counterproposal to rein in ObamaCare and fund the government, then the Senate rejects it.Elad Benari, 10/1/2013, 4:46 AM

Lawmakers to Unveil Rival Budgets Amid Obama Charm Bid

Democrats will unveil their first budget in four years this week in the US Senate as House Republicans put forward their own blueprint, 3/12/2013, 3:33 PM

Senate Confirms Hagel as Secretary of Defense

The U.S. Senate confirms Chuck Hagel to be secretary of defense, ending an acrimonious nominations process.Elad Benari, 2/27/2013, 1:12 AM

Jewish Democrats 'Confident' Hagel Will Follow Obama's Lead

The National Jewish Democratic Council issued a statement saying it is confident that Chuck Hagel will follow Obama's "pro-Israel" lead. Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/7/2013, 8:48 PM

House Balks at Endorsing Fiscal Cliff Deal

Republicans angry that fiscal cliff deal raises taxes on the rich but does nothing to cut social programs that swell the deficit., 1/2/2013, 2:15 AM

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".Elad Benari, 1/1/2013, 5:13 AM

U.S. to Miss Fiscal Cliff Deadline

U.S. lawmakers miss their deadline to avoid the fiscal cliff come close a deal to ease the worst impact of the crisis., 1/1/2013, 2:44 AM

Obama in First Post-Election Speech: Tax Must Rise for the Rich

In his first speech since being re-elected this week, U.S. President Barack Obama claims a mandate to raise taxes on the rich.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/9/2012, 10:00 PM

Jewish Democrats Grayson and Frankel Win in Florida

Lois Frankel and Alan Grayson, both Jewish Democrats, won congressional seats in Florida. Rachel Hirshfeld, 11/7/2012, 7:07 PM

Adelson: I Didn't Leave the Democratic Party; Party Left Me

"There is now a visceral anti-Israel movement among rank-and-file Democrats," writes Sheldon Adelson in The Wall Street Journal. Rachel Hirshfeld, 11/5/2012, 3:50 PM

Obama Aide: Des Moines Register Endorsement Not Based in Reality

Obama's deputy campaign manager dismissed the Des Moines Register endorsement of Romney, saying it was not “based at all in reality.” Rachel Hirshfeld, 10/29/2012, 1:21 PM

Dems Join Israel in Slamming EU for Planned Delegation to Iran

Senate Democrats on Wednesday strongly urged their European Union counterparts to cancel a planned trip to Iran.Rachel Hirshfeld , 10/18/2012, 9:34 AM