Rolling commentary on the Republican National Convention, as it happens
The results are in and the good news is that voters rejected four of the public officials from our list. The bad news is that they kept the other four in office.
The late senator embodied the classical republican virtue of aristocracy, yet he was not above the barbarous opportunism that brought us Sarah Palin, and her political heirs
Contrasting platform language about BDS, Palestinian statehood, and ‘occupation’ presents a picture of two parties drifting apart on matters relating to the Jewish state
Explaining the nihilist candidate’s brutish appeal
Republican presidential hopeful gears up for 2016 with some schmoozing
Tennessee Republican Stacey Campfield ‘regrets’ that people missed his point
In the wake of the military takeover, realists and neocons revisit the legacy of George W. Bush’s Freedom Agenda
The brief tenure of a state GOP Director of Jewish Outreach
Gay, Jewish Republican candidate threatening legal action
Created opportunity for unscripted dialogue between candidates
Conservative network changes requirements, says gay Republican candidate ineligible
Fred Karger is a gay, Jewish Republican, and he’s running for president. His plan is to embarrass the Mormon GOP frontrunner, Mitt Romney, and get the church to drop its support for gay-marriage bans.
Proposed budget cuts pit Republicans against pro-Israel group
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, the highest-ranking Jewish elected official in U.S. history, hails not from the urban melting pot but from a Southern, explicitly Christian America
Barack Obama courted American Jews as a candidate, but the relationship is on the rocks
Glenn Beck’s favorite ‘historian’ enlists the Founding Fathers in a battle against diversity
How the heir to an Orthodox rabbinical dynasty landed in Pennsylvania’s Senate race
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