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  • Despite snub, show up for Netanyahu

    Despite snub, show up for Netanyahu
      Correction: In this editorial about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s scheduled speech to a joint session of Congress, we mistakenly referred to him as a “head of state.” The prime minister is the head of government. The...
  • Some U.S. House Democrats seek postponement of Netanyahu speech

    WASHINGTON Some U.S. House Democrats are circulating a petition asking Speaker John Boehner to postpone a planned March 3 speech by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to a joint meeting of Congress. "As members of Congress who support Israel, we...
  • Obama invites Congressional Black Caucus for meeting amid push for agenda

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama is bringing members of the Congressional Black Caucus to the White House Tuesday as he lobbies to get his agenda through Congress, including action on a major trade agreement. Obama has been trying to make the case for a...
  • Dems angered by Netanyahu's upcoming speech, but hope to limit harm to party, US-Israel ties

    The Israeli prime minister's upcoming speech to Congress without President Barack Obama's blessing has angered Democratic lawmakers, but they see little remedy except to hope for minimal damage to their party and U.S.-Israel relations. Democrats simmered...
  • Biden's snub sharpens Israeli debate over Netanyahu's speech to US Congress

    JERUSALEM White House displeasure with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fueled new election bickering on Sunday after U.S. Vice President Joe Biden decided to skip the Israeli leader's contentious speech to Congress and met with his top rival....
  • Biden will skip Netanyahu Congress speech along with Obama

    WASHINGTON Vice President Joe Biden is the latest Democrat to say he'll skip the speech by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu next month to a joint session of Congress. Biden will be traveling internationally when Netanyahu speaks at the...
  • Democrats' boycott of Netanyahu gains

    WASHINGTON The head of the Congressional Black Caucus said Thursday he will boycott Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's scheduled address to a joint session of Congress next month, joining a small band of Democrats skipping the event that could...
  • Some Democrats might skip Netanyahu talk to Congress

    WASHINGTON House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi refused to use the B-word Thursday when talking about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's scheduled speech to a joint session of Congress next month. Amid reports that several congressional...
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Nation remembers with parades, service

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Nation remembers with parades, service
    The nation celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday with parades, community service and calls for harmony after a year that again tested the boundaries of race relations in the United States. With major parades in Los Angeles and San Antonio,...
  • In 'Selma,' David Oyelowo digs deep to play Martin Luther King Jr.

    In 'Selma,' David Oyelowo digs deep to play Martin Luther King Jr.
    Shortly before the actor David Oyelowo began shooting the part of Martin Luther King Jr. in the new historical drama "Selma," he set out on a video-hunting mission. Oyelowo was searching for something that would help him get under the skin of his...
  • Truth takes a back seat in another historical movie

    WASHINGTON -- As the uproar died down over the Hollywood comedy that depicted the fictitious assassination of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, another movie came under fire for taking liberties with the truth. The film in question, "Selma," seemed to...