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US POLITICAL AFFAIRS: ‘The election has to happen’
"Our teams will be in touch and we will arrange a call," Biden's deputy campaign manager, Kate Bedingfield, said in a statement.
Massie insisted that Congress adhere to a rule that a majority of House members are present to do business. Most members had returned home in order to avoid contracting or spreading the coronavirus.
The poll showed that the coronavirus had rattled the entire country, with 89% saying they were "very" or "somewhat" concerned by the respiratory disease.
There are more than 100,000 cases of the novel virus in the United States.
"He just wants the publicity. He can’t stop it, only delay," President Trump wrote in a series of tweets. ."... throw Massie out of Republican Party!"
He is torn between the damage that the coronavirus is causing to the economy and the fact that as of writing, over 50 thousand people in the US already tested positive for a disease with no vaccine.
Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden said on Sunday he needed to start vetting possible running mates "in a matter of weeks."
Ohio, Louisiana, Dallas issue stay at home orders; 32,000 U.S. cases, over 400 deaths; 10% of quarter million tested have the virus. Trump: 'We are at war, and we are fighting an invisible enemy.'
The arrival of the coronavirus in the US Senate threatens to complicate lawmakers' efforts to pass the spending bill aimed at shoring up the nation's economy.
Rhode Island ranks ‘most aggressive’ at combatting COVID-19
US Rep. Devin Nunes, a California Republican, told Fox News that 'If you’re healthy, you and your family, it’s a great time to just go out, go to a local restaurant, likely you can get in easy.'
The decision comes as nations around the world seal their borders and ban travel to stop the virus' spread.
The bill, passed by a vote of 90-8, now goes to President Donald Trump for signing into law
The November US election is quickly shaping up as a race between former vice president Biden and US President Donald Trump.
Ohio's Republican governor, Mike DeWine, in calling for a delay, said at-risk populations would be unable to vote.
It’s not clear whether Israel currently uses American equipment in home demolitions, which Israeli officials say target illegally built units.
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has recommended that gatherings of 50 people or more be cancelled or postponed for the next eight weeks.
Now that the contest for the Democratic presidential nomination in America is narrowing to a two-person race, the case for Joe Biden is even more compelling and urgent.
Due to the coronavirus outbreak, he bumped elbows with fellow contender Sen. Bernie Sanders instead of shaking hands – in a debate with no audience.
IfNotNow organizes protests against Israel and pressures Jewish institutions to be less supportive of the country.
President Donald Trump said he supported the package, raising the likelihood that it will pass the Republican-controlled Senate next week.
SCIFs are intended to be used for classified matters and include restrictions on attendees such as prohibiting most cell phones.
The legislation would guarantee free coronavirus testing for anyone who requires it, including uninsured people.
The president announced on Wednesday night that the US will suspend all travel from Europe to the United States for the next 30 days.
The packed event attracted 18,000 people, including 4,000 students, and presidents from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Columbia, Estonia and Serbia.
At stake on Tuesday were 352 delegates. Based on early partial results, Biden has won at least 132 delegates and Sanders at least 73, according to Edison Research.
Sanders' loss in a state he won in the 2016 Democratic primary will increase pressure on the democratic socialist US senator from Vermont to exit the race and help Democrats prepare to face Trump.
DMFI endorsing Biden at this stage means the PAC is positioned to help him keep Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, Biden’s only serious rival, from getting the nomination.
Michigan appears poised to put a major dent in his White House run.
The senator said, "[I was] informed that ten days ago at CPAC I briefly interacted with an individual who is currently symptomatic and has tested positive for COVID-19."
Many workers are advised to stay home if they exhibit symptoms of the virus, but workers who lack paid sick days will essentially forfeit a day's pay.
The lawsuit aims “to hold the publishers accountable for their reckless false reporting and also to establish the truth.”
So what does the Jewish campaign look like if Biden is the nominee?
"There's no question but that the appearance of looking into Burisma and Hunter Biden appears political. And I think people are tired of these kind of political investigations," Romney said.
"We're doing very well," the president said. "But it's an unforeseen problem ... came out of nowhere but we're taking care of it."
Manning, 62, a former immigration lawyer who is well known in the 6th District for her philanthropy, defeated four candidates with 48 percent of the vote.
While Sanders criticizes the Israeli government any chance he gets, rarely will you hear him criticize the PA and Hamas for their human rights abuses.
Super Tuesday has winnowed the Democratic candidates. What does this mean for Israel?
The former New York City mayor spent hundreds of millions of dollars of his own money in a bid to secure the candidacy.
He not only won the states in the American South that he was expected to win, but also Massachusetts, Minnesota and Texas, where he had not been predicted to do as well.
President Donald Trump will speak at the Republican Jewish Coalition’s annual conference on March 14, for the second consecutive year.
Bernie Sanders was projected to win his home state of Vermont
14 States will get to vote today, which is equal to some one-third of the delegates needed to win the nomination at the Democratic convention in Milwaukee in the summer.
Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg made the case Monday that he requires more gun protection than the average citizen due to persistent threats against his life.
He "guaranteed" that Trump with throw Pence "under the bus" due to his handling of the coronavirus, saying that the task is an unwinnable battle for the vice president.
Sanders, currently the front-runner in the Democratic race, told Brennan he is not anti-Israel and is concerned about the suffering of the Palestinian people.
The names that loomed largest at AIPAC this year were the ones that did not make an appearance: Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump.
Klobuchar of Minnesota will announce the suspension of her White House campaign in Dallas, Texas, where she will publicly back Biden, a campaign aide said.
“Pete is heading back to South Bend and will give a speech tonight suspending his campaign,” the campaign aide told Reuters.
Recorded history shows that Jews have lived in Azerbaijan for 2,600 years; an estimated 30,000 currently live there.
"The people of Selma will struggle for the soul of the nation," Bloomberg told his audience, as a number of those in attendance silently stood and turned their backs.
With 99% of the precincts reporting, Biden had 49% of the vote and Sanders was a distant second with 20%, according to official state results.
Vice President Mike Pence will be the keynote speaker this year. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and US Ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, will address the conference as well.
The United States signed a historic deal with Taliban insurgents on Saturday that could pave the way toward a full withdrawal of foreign soldiers from Afghanistan over the next 14 months.
In 2016 the group rejected an offer by Bernie sanders to message through video, explaining that they barred all video speeches that year.
Among the some 850 signatories to the #JewsforWarren declaration are Joshua Malina, the “Scandal” actor, Representative Andy Levin and more than 40 rabbis.
The survey, released Friday by the Jewish Electorate Institute, found that two-thirds of Jewish voters said they would choose any Democratic candidate over President Donald Trump.
About 60,000 people have been sent back to Mexico to await the outcome of their cases in often dangerous border towns.
The law would classify mass violence motivated by hate as a felony punishable by up to life in prison without parole.
Americans view Bernie Sanders as the least religious of four Democratic presidential front-runners, a survey released Thursday found.
Israel-US Politics: Is Israel about to get ‘Berned’?
"He (Sanders) called Netanyahu a racist, but he did not address comments by Ilhan Omar," Dershowitz said.
Vice President Mike Pence will be among the speakers at AIPAC.
"We strongly support Israel's right to defend itself and its people against acts of terror," the progressive Jewish group J Street said.
The fund will run an anti-Sanders ad during tomorrow's Democratic debate in key swing states such as Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Arizona.
Announcement comes amid public clash between pro-Israel lobby and leading Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, who has announced he will not attend
With politics in Israel and the US became so polarized, it seems impossible to be both an influential and bipartisan organization in Washington these days.
Sanders wants to pander to his progressive base in the Democratic party, and to supporters like his surrogate Linda Sarsour, an anti-Israel activist, and anti-Israeli congresswomen Ilhan Omar.
The Vermont Senator is projected to win at least 17 delegates
The senator from Vermont has said that he will not be attending this year's conference.
For Biden and other moderates who argue that Sanders is too liberal to beat Trump and who have been trying to blunt his momentum, however, the job has become much harder.
The action was first reported by the Los Angeles Times.
It was not clear what form the Russian assistance had taken, the paper added.
In the past week, two Bloomberg offices in Ohio were defaced with the spray-painted words “oligarch.” In Michigan, offices were vandalized with “corporate pig” and “Eat the rich.”
"The defendant lied about a matter of great national and international significance," the judge added. "This is not just 'Roger being Roger'."
The essay netted a young Pete Buttigeig $3,000 after it won first prize in a national competition.
On the live site it read: “Died: February 19, 2020. Cause of death: Senator Elizabeth Warren.”
Richard Grenell took the lead in Europe by highlighting Iran’s genocidal antisemitism targeting Israel.
"The unelected Guardian Council has purged sitting parliamentarians, reformists, and even select traditional conservatives from this election." Behnam Ben Taleblu, senior fellow at FDD, said.
Teenagers, including many who aren't yet of voting age, expressed interest in creating sponsored content for Bloomberg. "I would be down - bread is bread," said one teenage Instagram user.
"We [Jews] are very diverse in our opinions," said former Congresswoman Shelley Berkley.
Bloomberg will join Bernie Sanders and the rest of the remaining Democratic presidential hopefuls on stage Wednesday in Nevada, the next state to hold a nominating contest.
William Barr is growing increasingly exasperated with the president commenting on ongoing Justice Department investigations on the social media platform.
More than 1,000 former department officials and legislators have now called for Barr to resign following Trump's twitter interference into the sentencing of Roger Stone.
Some of his rivals have made clear they see the televised debate as their best opportunity to subject Bloomberg, who has been rising fast in the polls, to greater public scrutiny.
Sanders has emphasized his Jewishness throughout this year's race for the Democratic nomination.
Trump served as grand marshal at the annual National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing event
US President Donald Trump also attended the wedding of immigration hard-liner and advisor Stephen Miller to Katie Waldman, VP Mike Pence's press secretary.
"The simple truth is that Mayor Bloomberg, with all his money, will not create the kind of excitement and energy we need to have the voter turnout we must have to defeat Donald Trump," Sanders said.
"DMFI, in reality, represents a minority of pro-Israel Democrats, who seem more concerned with targeting progressives over Israel policy than with confronting the destructive agenda of Donald Trump."
Avi Berkowitz, representative for international negotiations, traveled to participate in the Munich Security Conference and met with senior officials from four Arab countries.
White House adviser Robert O’Brien denied that his downsizing of the National Security Council was an effort to dismantle what Trump has called the “deep state.”
Prior years has seen the award given the Israeli Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer and the Republic of Guatemala.
The announcement that Hoyer would speak comes amid an organized campaign from the left pressuring Democrats not to attend the conference.