Politics

Bernie Sanders’ Florida Campaign Office Vandalized With Swastikas

FLORIDA (JTA) — A Florida campaign office for Bernie Sanders was vandalized with swastikas. A tweet Saturday from the Florida for Bernie account showed two large swastikas paint...

Israeli-american Challenges Longtime Lawmaker Jerry Nadler For Congressional Seat

NEW YORK (JTA) - An Israeli American who advised Andrew Yang’s presidential campaign is challenging Jerry Nadler in the Democratic primary for the veteran lawmaker’s congressional ...

British PM Boris Johnson Tests Positive For COVID-19

LONDON (AP) —British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tested positive for the coronavirus, his office said Friday, while the number of infections in the United States surged to the mos...

Trump Camp Threatens Local TV Stations Over Democratic Ad

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's reelection campaign is threatening legal action against local TV stations in Florida, Michigan, Minnesota, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin if ...

Virus Relief Package Could Help Trump, Kushner Businesses

WASHINGTON (AP) — The $2 trillion legislative package moving through Congress to shore up the U.S. economy devastated by the coronavirus was carefully written to prevent President ...

Analysis: Winners And Losers In Thursday’s Mad Political Upheaval In Israel

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — After a rollercoaster week in Israeli politics, Israel has gone from being a parliament without a government and governed by the judiciary to a government ind...

Drama In Knesset: Blue-And-White Falls Apart As Gantz To Join Netanyahu In Unity Government

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In a dramatic move designed to establish a government in Israel after three unresolved elections over the past year, Benny Gantz's faction in Blue-And-White h...

Too Big To Infect? Some Us Leaders Defy Virus Guidelines

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department has advised against all international travel because of the coronavirus, but that didn't stop Secretary of State Mike Pompeo from flying to A...

Of America And Sacrifice: Is The Country Ready To Step Up?

WASHINGTON (AP) — For most Americans alive today, the idea of shared national sacrifice is a collective abstraction, a memory handed down from a grandparent or passed on through a ...

US Sen. Cramer Apologizes For Calling Pelosi A Retard

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Sen. Kevin Cramer apologized Wednesday for a late-night tweet in which he used an offensive term to describe House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Crame...

Virus Briefings Are The New Campaign Rallies For Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has a new daily ritual now that the pandemic has put the kibosh on the signature campaign rallies that helped him get elected four years ag...

Trump Pulling Back From Calling Novel Coronavirus The ‘China Virus’

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump isn’t calling the new coronavirus the “Chinese virus” anymore. Trump had insisted on pointing out the virus’ Chinese origin in appearances ov...

‘Imaginary Clock’: Governors Reject Trump’s Virus Timeline

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Governors across the nation on Tuesday rejected President Donald Trump's new accelerated timeline for reopening the U.S. economy, as they continued to impose m...

States Differ On Exempting Worship From Coronavirus Closures

NEW YORK (AP) — As multiple governors issue orders to curb large gatherings and implore residents to stay home in a bid to slow the spread of the coronavirus, at least a half-dozen...

Analysis: Trump Struggles To Adjust To Crisis Presidency

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has never been known for his patience or long attention span. Now, as the coronavirus crisis threatens his presidency, and upends his ca...

Ex-Campaign Staffer Sues Bloomberg Over Layoffs, Cites Fraud

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former staffer for Mike Bloomberg's presidential campaign filed a class-action lawsuit Monday alleging the billionaire broke a promise to pay his thousands of c...

Pompeo: Iranian Officials Stole More Than $1 Billion In Coronavirus Assistance

WASHINGTON (JNS) — Iranian officials have stolen more than $1 billion in European assistance to combat the coronavirus pandemic, instead pocketing the funds for themselves, alleges...

Trump’s Dilemma: How To Protect Both Health And Economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump put it bluntly: “WE CANNOT LET THE CURE BE WORSE THAN THE PROBLEM ITSELF." Trump, who tweeted his declaration overnight, is caught in th...

Klobuchar Says Husband Hospitalized With Coronavirus

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar announced Monday that her husband, John Besser, has tested positive for the coronavirus. The former Democratic presidential candi...

2020 Watch: Can President Donald Trump Reclaim Control?

ATLANTA (AP) — The coronavirus outbreak has grounded the 2020 presidential race — but not ended it. What we're watching heading into a new week of what we used to call the campaign...

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