Barney Frank Denied Interim Senator Post

William Cowan, a former aide to Governor Deval Patrick, will represent Massachusetts

Daybreak: Israel Strikes Syria/Lebanon Border?

Plus John Kerry confirmed as secretary of state

Senate Committee Okays John Kerry for State

Next up: a vote to confirm him (or not)

Daybreak: Kerry Aims to Revive Peace Process

Meanwhile, 3,000 Gaza teenagers graduate Hamas training school

John Kerry’s Jewish Grandfather

Kerry learned of his grandfather’s Judaism back in 2003

Sundown: Gun Control Plan Emerging

Plus Massachusetts rabbi considering Senate run

Obama Picks John Kerry for State

Will he glide through the nomination process?

Daybreak: Newtown Brings Focus to Faith

Plus John Kerry to replace Clinton at State Department

Daybreak: Gaza Rockets End, Israel Mulls

Plus the brother of the Toulouse gunman speaks

Iran Cyberwar Leaks Prompt Political Brawl

Conservatives, Senate accuse White House; White House accuses NYT

Arizona’s Savvy Israel Ally

Wunderkind Democrat Andrei Cherny, ‘Clinton’s heir,’ is focusing on the Jewish state in his race for Congress

Daybreak: Abbas Would Deal With New Gov

Plus Bibi switches course on settlement neighborhood, and more in the news

Religious Republican Glass Ceiling Shattered

The imminent landmark very few are talking about

Florida Goes For Romney; Did Boca Show Up?

A smaller percentage of the GOP electorate was Jewish than in 2008

Admin. Engages Brotherhood in Egypt

Or: tomorrow’s Republican talking point, today

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