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With Trump and Netanyahu in lockstep, Democrats wrestle over support for Israel

Two Democrats unveiled a resolution condemning the boycott movement targeting Israel to counter the perception the party is fractured in its backing for the Mideast ally.

Posted: 22 March 2019 | 2:48 am

Democrats unveil bipartisan measure rebuking boycott movement against Israel

The House resolution also reaffirms the need for a two-state solution to the decades-long conflict in the Middle East.

Posted: 22 March 2019 | 1:57 am

John McCain’s daughters fire back at Trump, calling him ‘a child’ who lacks decency and compassion

Bridget and Meghan McCain criticized President Trump — one calling on him to be “decent” and another suggesting she’s not holding her breath.

Posted: 21 March 2019 | 11:40 pm

For Trump, attacking McCain is a way to appeal to his political base

The late Arizona senator and war hero “was the embodiment of a lifetime career politician,” one Trump backer said.

Posted: 21 March 2019 | 11:40 pm

For Trump, attacking McCain is a way to appeal to his political base

The late Arizona senator and war hero “was the embodiment of a lifetime career politician,” one Trump backer said.

Posted: 21 March 2019 | 11:40 pm

Barack Obama to attend celebration with freshman House Democrats

The former president will meet with the new members at a reception Monday evening.

Posted: 21 March 2019 | 11:30 pm

The Trailer: What we learned about Beto for America this week

In this edition: Beto on the trail, Seth Moulton looking for an opening, and the return of Mike Gravel.

Posted: 21 March 2019 | 11:02 pm

Beto O’Rourke is running for president. Andrew Gillum and Stacey Abrams are ‘working.’

In an interview, Gillum outlined his effort to register 1 million new Florida voters before 2020.

Posted: 21 March 2019 | 10:53 pm

Beto O’Rourke is running for president. Andrew Gillum and Stacey Abrams are ‘working.’

In an interview, Gillum outlined his effort to register 1 million new Florida voters before 2020.

Posted: 21 March 2019 | 10:53 pm

Trump praises First Amendment a day after attacking ‘phony’ press

The president signed an executive order to withhold federal funds from universities found to restrict free speech on campus.

Posted: 21 March 2019 | 10:41 pm