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

NY Democratic Politician Warns Jewish Voters

The candid interview with NY politician Dov Hikind that shocked Democrats across the U.S. as the Assemblyman warns Jewish voters. Chana Ya'ar, 10/4/2012, 8:20 AM

Biden Gaffe Suggests Democrats 'Buried' Middle Class

Vice President Joe Biden suggests the middle class has been "buried" during the last four years. Republicans agree.Elad Benari, 10/3/2012, 4:23 AM

Jewish Democrats Warn Netanyahu to Stay Out of US Election

A number of leading Jewish Democrats are warning Israel to keep out of the upcoming U.S. elections. Rachel Hirshfeld , 9/24/2012, 4:09 PM

Carter's Grandson: Family Honor Caused Him to Leak Romney Video

Grandson of former president Jimmy Carter said he helped leak a secretly recorded video that has become most recent setback for Romney.Rachel Hirshfeld, 9/19/2012, 11:32 AM

G-d and Jerusalem Resurrected

It looks unlikely that Democrats who care for Jerusalem as Israel's capital might lightheartedly vote for Obama. Italian MP writes about the DNC changeabout.MP Fiamma Nirenstein, 9/11/2012, 3:50 PM

Obama: Removing G-d From Currency as Likely As Alien Invasion

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.Rachel Hirshfeld , 9/10/2012, 2:04 PM

GOP Congressman Apologizes for Holocaust Remarks

U.S. Rep. Roscoe Bartlett (R-Md.) apologized after invoking the Holocaust in reference to federal student loans.Rachel Hirshfeld , 9/9/2012, 8:29 PM

Rival Accuses Jewish Republican of Being 'Candidate of 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 strategyRachel Hirshfeld, 9/9/2012, 1:59 PM

New GOP Ad Blasts Democrats on Jerusalem

New Republican Jewish Coalition ad highlights DNC's platform reversal, says party is "split when it comes to supporting Israel"Rachel Hirshfeld, 9/9/2012, 12:36 PM

Obama: You Have a Choice Between Two Different Paths

President Barack Obama accepts the Democratic Party nomination for president, outlines plan for the next four years.Elad Benari, 9/7/2012, 5:53 AM

Kerry: I Believe Netanyahu Over Romney

Senator John Kerry defends Obama's foreign policy, says Romney is lying when he says Obama won't stand by Israel.Elad Benari, 9/7/2012, 4:32 AM

Chorus of Boos at Reinclusion of Jerusalem in Dem. Platform

Top Democratic official says that decision to ditch platform naming Jerusalem as Israel's capital was not deliberate. Boo-ers disagree.Elad Benari, 9/7/2012, 3:14 AM

'Stop Calling us Nazis,' GOP Tells Democrats

Romney campaign issued a statement demanding Democratic officials "cease and desist from comparing those with whom they disagree to Nazis."Rachel Hirshfeld, 9/6/2012, 4:17 PM

Democrats Resume Nazi-GOP Comparison, Third Time in Three Days

South Carolina Democratic chairman compared his state's GOP female governor to Hitler's mistress, in third Holocaust analogy in three days. Rachel Hirshfeld , 9/6/2012, 1:59 PM

Rivlin: Democratic 'Jerusalem Mistake' No Accident

The omission of Jerusalem from the Democratic Party platform was intentional, Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin saysDavid Lev, 9/6/2012, 11:07 AM

Clinton: I Want Obama to be the Next President

Former President Bill Clinton speaks at Democratic National Convention, slams Republicans for attacking Obama.Elad Ben Ari, 9/6/2012, 6:23 AM

Democratic Platform Change Ordered by Obama Himself

Obama ordered his party to reinsert recognition of Jerusalem to the party platform, but they were not too pleased with the idea.Elad Benari, 9/6/2012, 5:14 AM

Democrats Bring Back 'Jerusalem' and 'G-d' to Party Platform

After facing sharp criticism, the Democrats bring back to their platform language which recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital.Elad Benari, 9/6/2012, 12:59 AM

Obama has No Understanding of Mideast, Says Knesset Speaker:

Speaker Rivlin says Democrat platform's omission of Jerusalem as capital of Israel has "far reaching significance."Gil Ronen, 9/5/2012, 8:55 PM

Democrats Eliminate 'G-d' from Platform

The Democrats’ election platform, which in 2008 spoke of people’s “G-d given potential,” drops any mention of Him in the 2012 version. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/5/2012, 5:07 PM

Romney Criticizes Democrats Over Failure to Mention Jerusalem

Unlike previous years, the Democratic Party platform doesn’t state that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel.Elad Benari, 9/5/2012, 1:18 AM

Obama’s Platform Puts Israel, PA on Back Burner

Democrats' platform states "unshakeabale commitment" to Israel, with no mention of Jerusalem or peace process. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/4/2012, 2:35 PM

Democratic Leader Nailed for Comparing GOP with Goebbels

Both Democrats and Republicans were outraged at the head of California's Democrats for comparing Republicans with the Nazis' Goebbels. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/4/2012, 2:43 AM

Leading Conservative Rabbi to Pray for Democrats

Conservative Jewish leader David Wolpe, voted in Newsweek as the most influential American rabbi, will pray at the Democratic convention. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/3/2012, 10:31 AM

Muslims Plan 3-Day Jumah Event to Pressure Democratic Convention

"Jumah at the DNC" to highlight Muslim concerns. Leaders are anti-Semitic;one held Jews responsible for 9/11. Fern Sidman, NY Correspondent, 8/28/2012, 9:04 AM