Tag: Bernie Sanders 2016

WATCH: Sanders – Obama Likes Israel Too Much

TEL AVIV – In his latest anti-Israel remarks, Senator Bernie Sanders on Sunday said that President Barack Obama has been too supportive of Israel and was not sufficiently supportive of the Palestinians. The Democratic candidate, speaking to ABC’s George Stephanopoulos, also

Israeli Minister Says Sanders’ Gaza Death Figures ‘Loony’

An Israeli cabinet minister described as “loony” on Thursday an account by Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders of the number of Palestinian civilians killed in the 2014 Gaza war that went well beyond any official assessments. The minister, Zeev Elkin,

Five Outrages in Bernie Sanders’s Undelivered AIPAC Speech

TEL AVIV – Earlier this week, Bernie Sanders’s presidential campaign released the text of the speech he would have given had he attended this week’s annual convention of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). Sanders, the sole Jewish candidate in this year’s presidential elections and the first Jewish politician to ever win a presidential primary, was also the only presidential candidate not to speak at AIPAC’s conference.

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Overwhelming Majority of Democrats in Israel Vote Sanders

TEL AVIV – An overwhelming majority of American Democrats living in Israel voted for Bernie Sanders in the Democrats Abroad global primary. Sanders received 60.8 percent of the vote in Israel, while Hillary Clinton earned 39.1 percent, the Associated Press reported. The

Survey: Saudi-Americans Support Sanders

JAFFA, Israel – Saudi-Americans take great interest in the upcoming presidential elections and mainly support Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders, the London-based Al Hayat newspaper reported. The paper carried out a survey in partnership with the student group “Saudis in USA” and found that Sanders gets the highest approval ratings out of all the candidates.

Saudi Commentator: ‘Racist Demagogue’ Trump Is Worst GOP Candidate for Us, Rubio is Best

TEL AVIV – An immensely influential Saudi columnist ranked the US presidential candidates on his Twitter account, offering insight into how this year’s election season may be perceived by Sunni Muslim elites across the Arab world. Khaled Eldakhil, a columnist for the London-based Al Hayat pan-Arab newspaper and a sociology professor at King Saud University in Saudi Arabia, tweeted: “For the Arabs, the worst candidates are first and foremost Donald Trump, who is a racist demagogue, and then Ted Cruz, one of the most radical neoconservatives in the Republican Party.”

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Bernie Sanders Loses Nevada, Wins Hispanics

With 90% of the vote in, Bernie Sanders is losing Saturday’s Nevada Caucus by a margin of more than 5 points (52.6% to 47.4%). As he musters on with a narrow loss in Iowa and a massive win in New

Desperately Seeking South Carolina: Sanders and Clinton Go After Black Vote

Both Democratic candidates seeking the presidential nomination were desperately fighting for the black vote on Wednesday, ahead of the upcoming South Carolina primary. Bernie Sanders is attempting to continue the momentum from his massive victory in New Hampshire, while Hillary Clinton is hoping that the South Carolina primary on February 27th becomes a firewall that helps shut down Bernie Sanders.

Paper: Hillary Plans to Attack Sanders on Israel

TEL AVIV – After losing in New Hampshire, there are indications Hillary Clinton will use Sen. Bernie Sanders lack of significant support for the Jewish state as a campaign tactic to woo Jewish and pro-Israel voters.