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  • Challenger pushes liberal causes in Democratic primary

    Michael Etienne is trying to make some points by challenging U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson in the Democratic primary in District 24, which straddles Broward and Miami-Dade counties. But he doesn't expect to win. The Democrat-dominated district —...
  • Accusations against Israel are latest disservice to coiner of the word 'genocide'

    Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan claims Israel is carrying out "systematic genocide" in Gaza. South Africa's ruling party, the African National Congress (ANC), asserts that Israel's actions in Gaza "remind [us] of the atrocities of Nazi...
  • Hold Iran to account on AMIA bombing

    NEW YORK (JTA) — On July 18, 1994, a hellish scene unfolded in Buenos Aires as a car bomb set by Iranian agents destroyed the AMIA/DAIA Jewish center, killing 85 people and wounding hundreds. Twenty years later, there is still no justice in the...
  • The genesis of Obamacare's disputed provision on insurance subsidies

    The Times ran multiple opinion pieces last week -- by me, by the editorial board and by op-ed contributors -- arguing that, contrary to what the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for D.C. ruled, the 2010 healthcare law makes insurance subsidies available in...
  • Conservatives compete to run against Wasserman Schultz

    Two fiscal conservatives with prior congressional campaigns are competing in a Republican primary to run against U.S. Rep Debbie Wasserman Schultz in November, a daunting task in a mostly Democratic district. Joseph Kaufman, backed by conservative...
  • US sales to Russia have only risen since sanctions imposed

    WASHINGTON In the months since the United States imposed sanctions on Russian businesses and close associates of President Vladimir Putin's, an odd thing has happened: U.S. exports to Russia have risen. U.S. Census Bureau foreign trade data show that...
  • Warner urges renewal of Ex-Im Bank

    Warner urges renewal of Ex-Im Bank
    NORFOLK — A few years ago, the Export-Import Bank was one of the things most Democrats and Republicans agreed upon – and the fact that it's now at risk is a sign of how badly partisan Washington has become, Sen. Mark Warner said Monday....
  • U.S. surveillance programs threaten freedom of press, report says

    U.S. surveillance programs threaten freedom of press, report says
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. surveillance programs are making it more difficult for government officials to speak to the press anonymously, two rights groups said on Monday. Large-scale surveillance, on top of the Obama administration's crackdown on...
  • Capitol Hill negotiators unveil deal to fix the VA

    WASHINGTON House and Senate negotiators unveiled a $17 billion compromise plan Monday to repair a Department of Veterans Affairs mired in controversy over delayed patient care and agency efforts to conceal the problem. The deal ends weeks of sometimes...
  • Lost in Afghanistan: US can't track weapons it sends

    WASHINGTON The Pentagon has shipped Afghan security forces tens of thousands of excessive AK-47 assault rifles and other weapons since 2004 and many have gone missing, raising concerns that they've fallen into the hands of Taliban or other insurgents....
  • 3 local congressional races feature GOP primaries

    3 local congressional races feature GOP primaries
    On August 26 Central Florida Republicans will pick congressional candidates in three Central Florida districts, including one in which a longtime incumbent faces opposition. District 7 Eleven-term incumbent U.S. Rep. John Mica, Winter Park, faces...