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Daybreak: Iran Agrees to Bilateral Talks

Plus Sheldon Adelson vs. Shelley Berkley

by
Adam Chandler
October 22, 2012
Senator George McGovern(SIPA)

• Officials in the Obama administration say that Iran has agreed in principle to bilateral talks with the United States over its nuclear program. The talks would take place (hypothetically) after the presidential elections. [NYT]

• Tablet contributor Steve Friess details the long-standing feud between casino magnate Sheldon Adelson and Nevada Representative Shelley Berkley, whose run for Senate is being plagued by Adelson-funded attack ads. [Politico]

• Activist Anat Hoffman writes about her recent arrest at the Western Wall. [HuffPo]

• In the Jerusalem Review, Allison Good introduces some of the political newcomers who are trying to make their way into Knesset in the upcoming elections. [Jerusalem Review]

• George McGovern, the one-time Democratic presidential nominee, has died. [NPR]

Adam Chandler was previously a staff writer at Tablet. His work has appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Atlantic, Slate, Esquire, New York, and elsewhere. He tweets @allmychandler.

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