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‘Hillary’s been in the room,’ Obama says in vouching for Clinton’s White House credentials

28 July 2016

PHILADELPHIA — President Barack Obama forcefully made the case Wednesday that Hillary Clinton has the tenacity, heart and temperament to guide the nation as commander in chief, while painting Donald Trump as a candidate of cynicism and fear unfit for the office. “There has never been a man or a woman” more qualified to be [...]

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I-8 Jewish Travel: S.D. Chargers’ fabled 1963 season

28 July 2016

-67th in a Series- Exit 65, Boulevard, California ~ Rough Acres Ranch By Donald H. Harrison BOULEVARD, California—Whatever developers may someday build on the Rough Acres Ranch, it will be remembered by pro football fans as the place where San Diego Chargers Head Coach Sid Gillman decided to conduct the team’s 1963 summer training camp.  Gillman [...]

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Analysis: Kaine holds his own among biggest Democratic stars in speech

27 July 2016

PHILADELPHIA — Hillary Clinton already has a powerhouse sales force: Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Michelle Obama and Bill Clinton. On Wednesday night, Tim Kaine joined the team. And he had one of the bigger jobs: trying to balance the ticket and attract voters while distinguishing himself from his more famous allies. As he introduced himself [...]

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Here are some of mind games that convention designers play

27 July 2016

PHILADELPHIA — Democrats are messing with your mind at this convention. Republicans last week did, too. Democrats are making sure that their star speakers stand in front of soothing colors. They speak on a set that’s wide open and welcoming. Behind them are slogans that the party wants you to associate with Hillary Clinton. It’s [...]

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Former NY Mayor Michael Bloomberg says Trump is a lousy businessman

27 July 2016

PHILADELPHIA — Former New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg hit Donald Trump on Wednesday night where it hurts: in his business portfolio. The political independent, showing up at the Democratic National Convention to lend his support to Hillary Clinton, called Trump a “dangerous demagogue” and said he spoke from experience when he described the Manhattan [...]

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Democrats Talk Abortion, Other Issues Ignored by GOP

27 July 2016

Abortion rights activists were on the defensive last year, pummeled by conservatives and Republicans in Congress after a series of anti-abortion sting videos stirred controversy, ultimately debunked, about Planned Parenthood. But the movement has come roaring back in 2016, and nowhere is this more obvious than at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Groups such [...]

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Obama and Clinton’s Legacy on Promoting Women’s Issues

27 July 2016

This article was originally published in The Conversation. Read the original article. Hillary Clinton, the first woman presidential nominee of any major party, has a lifetime of experience in fighting for the rights of children and families. She draws on the inspiration from her mother’s Dickensian childhood. President Obama and Hillary Clinton appeared on the [...]

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Trump mixes up Sen. Tim Kaine and Gov. Tom Kean

27 July 2016

WASHINGTON — Former New Jersey Gov. Tom Kean says Donald Trump is not the only one who has confused him with Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia, a former governor picked last week to be Hillary Clinton’s running mate. Trump appeared to mix the two men up during a news conference Wednesday. “Her running mate, Tim [...]

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Republican Jewish Coalition says Kaine no friend to Israel

27 July 2016

By Fred Brown WASHINGTON, D.C. —   With the nomination of Tim Kaine for Vice President, the Democrat Party has made it their priority is to continue the same failed foreign policies of the Obama Administration. Whether it’s support for the Iran nuclear deal, to a lack of support for Israeli military funding, the Clinton-Kaine ticket threatens to widen the gap [...]

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U.S. State Department blasts Israeli building program

27 July 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. State Department spokesman John Kirby on Wednesday, July 27, issued the following statement about Israeli construction activity in disputed territory. “We are deeply concerned by reports today that the Government of Israel has published tenders for 323 units in East Jerusalem settlements.  This follows Monday’s announcement of plans for 770 units [...]

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Danny Glover: Clinton and Sanders united on Israel

27 July 2016

PHILADELPHIA — One of Senator Bernie Sanders’s most prominent celebrity supporters has taken his call to rally behind Hillary Clinton for the sake of defeating her Republican challenger. Actor Danny Glover, who has starred in films like “Lethal Weapon,” “The Color Purple,” “Angels in the Outfield” and “The Royal Tenenbaums,” arrived to the Philadelphia Convention [...]

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EU questions Israel’s «long-term intentions» as settlement progresses

27 July 2016

Brussels (dpa) – The European Union on Tuesday called into question Israel’s intentions for the future, after progress was made on a controversial project to build 770 housing units in the East Jerusalem settlement of Gilo. The move comes despite the EU, the United Nations, the United States and Russia calling in early July for [...]

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Chelsea Clinton tells LGBT delegates this is ‘most important election in my lifetime’

27 July 2016

PHILADELPHIA — At an LGBT delegate luncheon Wednesday, Chelsea Clinton lit into the Republicans, calling the rhetoric out of their convention in Cleveland “divisive, degrading, demeaning.” “I thought about what I found most offensive last week — it’s hard to pick just one part,” the soft-spoken Clinton said, stepping into the convention spotlight in a [...]

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Yaalon: Palestinians believe all of Israel is a ‘settlement’

27 July 2016

Former Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon blasted Israel”s political establishment, Palestinian irredentism, and Israeli supporters of the land-for-peace formula on Wednesday in a speech at Bar Ilan University. The ex-Likud minister, who bolted the party after losing the Defense Ministry to Yisrael Beytenu Chief Avigdor Liberman, made a thinly-veiled jab at Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, railing [...]

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