Steve Israel

Steve King Has the Chutzpah to Speak Truth About Jewish Democrats

Rep. Steve Israel (D-NY) took Tea Party stalwart Rep. Steve King (R-IA) to task for his criticism of liberal Jews: “I don’t understand how Jews in America can be Democrats first and Jewish second and support Israel along the line of just following their president. They’re knee-jerk supporters of the president’s policy.” The context was the decision of several dozen Democrats, including some Jews, to boycott the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress.

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Netanyahu Is The Thorn In Obama’s Side

On March 3, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu will deliver what many believe will be an epic anti-Obama administration speech to a joint session of the U.S. Congress, over the president’s ongoing and ill-advised nuclear negotiations with Iran. Speaker John Boehner

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Pelosi: Shaky, Not Stirred – For Now

If anyone needs a drink right now, it may well be 74 year-old House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi who by all accounts gets to keep a job she’s now failed at for two election cycles. But she no longer seems to

Pelosi: Shaky, Not Stirred – For Now

Obama Visits Ted Lieu's Campaign Headquarters

President Obama stopped by the campaign headquarters of state Sen. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance) on Thursday to offer his endorsement of the candidate in person and to provide some motivation to campaign volunteers working the phones. Lieu is running against Republican

Obama Visits Ted Lieu's Campaign Headquarters

Limbaugh Hits Back At DCCC

Rush Limbaugh spokesperson  Brian Glicklich claims the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is “lying” about Limbaugh’s recent remarks on sexual abuse in “a disturbing and cynical attempt to fund-raise from the serious problem of sexual abuse.” On Tuesday, DCCC Chairman Steve Israel

Andrew Cuomo Visits Israel

The New York Times is reporting that Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York, who likely harbors thoughts of a 2016 presidential run, traveled to Israel recently.  Cuomo told Reuven Rivlin, Israel’s president, “We know you’re going through a very difficult

Andrew Cuomo Visits Israel

Obama in Bay Area Tuesday for Fundraising Coastal Trip

The Contra Costa Times has outlined Barack Obama’s schedule for his fundraising visit to California this week. Fresh out of raiding the fundraisers in Seattle, Obama will arrive Tuesday night in the Bay Area, then appear at a Democratic Congressional

Obama in Bay Area Tuesday for Fundraising Coastal Trip

DCCC Chairman Wants Criminal Investigation of VA

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Rep. Steve Israel (D-NY) said that he was “fed up” with the ongoing scandal at the VA and called for a criminal investigation of the department along with Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki’s resignation.  Israel

DCCC Chairman Wants Criminal Investigation of VA

Democrats Not Sure They'll Participate in Benghazi Select Committee

HouseDemocratssay they’re still waiting by the phone for Speaker JohnBoehner’s call, and until they hear from him, they cannot decidewhether to participate in the Benghazi Select Committee towhichRepublicans were named Friday. “Thespeakerhas not responded to respectful and reasonable requests forbipartisan

Democrats Not Sure They'll Participate in Benghazi Select Committee

Racism is the new Black

U.S. Attorney General Holder was clearly inferring racism especially given the room at the National Action Network which included one of America’s top race baiters, Al Sharpton. Democrats are pushing a racism narrative in a cynical, divisive election year political

Facing Election Losses, Democrats Cry Racism

As their hold on control of the U.S. Senate becomes more tenuous, high-ranking Democrats — including the president — are invoking charges of GOP racism more aggressively. Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee chairman Steve Israel told CNN’s Candy Crowley that “not

Facing Election Losses, Democrats Cry Racism