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  • History trailing Japanese leader on his upcoming US visit

    History will be trailing Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during his visit to the United States. Abe intends to promote a free trade pact and stronger defense ties as his government loosens the shackles of Japan's pacifist constitution 70 years after...
  • Courting the cucumber-infused crowd: Democrats woo millennials

    NEW YORK On a Thursday evening earlier this month, a group of Democratic lawmakers entrusted with a big chunk of the party's future mingled with well-dressed young professionals in an industrial-chic space in Manhattan, drinking glasses of wine and...
  • Democratic candidates are ready for Hillary Clinton

    WASHINGTON Hillary Rodham Clinton's candidacy for president became official on Sunday, but Democrats already see the down-ballot benefits she brings as the presumptive nominee. Staring down Republican majorities in the House and Senate, Democrats have...
  • Kerry pitches Iran deal to skeptical lawmakers

    Secretary of State John Kerry personally pleaded with House Republicans and Democrats on Monday to give the Obama administration more room to negotiate a final nuclear deal with Iran, but several lawmakers said they remained skeptical and a bill to give...
  • House Democrats challenge GOP to condemn LGBT discrimination

    WASHINGTON House Democrats, sensing a growing political advantage over Republicans on LGBT issues, are pushing a resolution to express congressional condemnation of discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. The action comes on the...
  • House Democrats forced to choose sides in Iran debate

    WASHINGTON House Democrats on the fence about the White House's proposed nuclear deal with Iran will be asked next week to close ranks and get behind the president. With the House and Senate getting back to work on Monday after a two-week recess, most of...
  • 2 Massachusetts Democrats voice unhappiness with Pelosi

    Two Democratic stalwarts from Massachusetts say Rep. Nancy Pelosi should change her leadership style— or even step down — after big electoral losses last year and in 2010. Reps. Michael Capuano and Stephen Lynch made the statements in a joint...
  • A sampling of editorials from around New York

    The Post-Star of Glens Falls on the state's ethics reform efforts. April 4 In need of a tourniquet, the state is slapping a Band-Aid on the bleeding wound of public corruption. With Gov. Andrew Cuomo pushing, the state budget includes an ethics...
  • Can Jewish Americans support both Democrats and Israel?

    Can Jewish Americans support both Democrats and Israel?
    "I don't understand how Jews in America can be Democrats first and Jewish second and support Israel along the line of just following their president," vented Rep. Steve King, an Iowa Republican, on Boston Herald Radio last week. It was a small...
  • Can Jewish Americans support both Democrats and Israel?

    Can Jewish Americans support both Democrats and Israel?
    Can Jewish Americans support both Democrats and Israel? “I don't understand how Jews in America can be Democrats first and Jewish second and support Israel along the line of just following their president,” vented Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) on...
  • More Democrats say they'll skip Netanyahu's speech to Congress

    More Democrats say they'll skip Netanyahu's speech to Congress
    As the furor grew over Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's agreement to address a joint session of Congress, more Democratic lawmakers said Tuesday they would skip the event. House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) had invited Netanyahu without...