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  • Local activists push for global human rights

    Local activists push for global human rights
    Three volunteer Jewish activists from South Florida traveled to Washington, D.C. on May 13 as part of the American Jewish World Service Policy Summit, where they met with members of Congress to advocate for policies that combat violence against women and girls and advance LGBT rights worldwide.
  • Jonathan Bernstein: How Obamacare subsidies fight could play out

    We don't know whether the Supreme Court's decision in the King case will be to take away subsidies for people who signed up for insurance through healthcare.gov, the Obamacare exchanges. If that is what happens, however, the legislative politics of a...

    Democrats in 2016: Why not Joe?

    Admittedly, it's early. But it's still amusing to see the difference between how Republicans and Democrats are lining up for 2016. No fewer than 19 -- count 'em: 19! -- Republican self-declared candidates showed up in New Hampshire last week to strut...

    Biden calls rape kit testing 'absolute priority'

    Biden calls rape kit testing 'absolute priority'
    Pointing to the existence of hundreds of thousands of untested rape kits across the country, Vice President Joe Biden told advocates in Baltimore County on Monday that the Obama administration is committed to increasing funding to help clear a backlog...

    President Obama, others on Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski

    President Obama, others on Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski
    Soon after Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski announced Monday she wouldn't seek a sixth term in office, comment began rolling in from across the country. President Barack Obama "Senator Mikulski is more than just a legendary senator for the people of Maryland,...