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Samantha Power Faces Opposition for USAID Post over Anti-Israel Record, ‘Unmasking’

Former U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power, President Joe Biden’s pick to be Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), faces opposition over her anti-Israel record, including fateful lame-duck vote in 2016 to abstain from a UN Security Council Resolution declaring the Israeli presence in Jerusalem illegal, allowing it to pass.

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Fifth Circuit Sanctions Democrat Election Lawyer Marc Elias

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit sanctioned Democrat election lawyer Marc Elias and attorneys from his Perkins Coie law firm on Friday for filings in an election law case that “violated their duty of candor to the court.”

Attorney Marc E. Elias makes an argument during a hearing on Mark E. Harris v. NC State Board of Elections in Superior Court in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. A North Carolina judge is considering a demand to order the victory of the Republican in the country's last undecided …

Jared Kushner to Joe Biden: Follow Trump’s Road Map to Peace

Former White House adviser Jared Kushner published an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal on Sunday, urging President Joe Biden not to squander the opportunity for peace created by the Trump administration’s diplomacy in the Middle East.

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 11: U.S. President Donald Trump, flanked by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence (L) and Advisor Jared Kushner, speaks in the Oval Office to announce that Bahrain will establish diplomatic relations with Israel, at the White House in Washington, DC on September 11, 2020. The announcement follows …

San Francisco Parents Rally for Five Full Days of In-person School

Parents of children in the San Francisco Unified School District held a rally Saturday to demand five full days of in-person school instruction, rather than the hybrid model that the teachers’ union and the district have accepted for school reopening.

Pre-kindergarten students listen as their teacher reads a story at Dawes Elementary in Chicago, Monday, Jan. 11, 2021. Chicago Public Schools students began their return to the classroom Monday as school doors opened to thousands of pre-kindergarten and some special education students after going remote last March due to the …