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Elanna Cahn — October 29, 2014 – 11:11 am | Foreign Policy | Israel

Jewish Democrats Disappointed in Inappropriate Language from Obama Administration

Jewish Democrats “Disappointed” in “Inappropriate” Language from Obama Administration The National Jewish Democratic Council expresses surprise and disappointment at the profane and inappropriate language attributed to a senior administration official in describing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.  Even in informal conversation, the use of the term was unprofessional and does not… Read More | Comments (0)

NJDC Intern — October 22, 2014 – 3:47 pm | 2014 Election | Barack Obama | Democrats | Domestic Policy | Separation of Church & State

Jewish Values Voters in the 2014 Mid Term Elections

If there’s one thing American voters agree on, it’s how divided they are. With the all-important midterm elections coming up, Americans are divided sharply down the middle, with 44% of voters saying they will vote for a Democratic candidate for their House of Representatives district and 41% going for the… Read More | Comments (0)

Elanna Cahn — September 18, 2014 – 9:03 am | Congress | Democrats

Jewish Democrats Applaud Bi-Partisan Resolution Condemning Anti-Semitism

Washington, D.C. - The House of Representatives today took a firm stand against rising anti-Semitism across the globe, passing a unanimous resolution rejecting “anti-Jewish hatred” and violence. The National Jewish Democratic Council applauded the passage of H.R. 707, sponsored by Reps. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Pete Roskam (R-IL), Nita Lowey (D-NY) and… Read More | Comments (0)

NJDC Intern — September 15, 2014 – 9:45 am | 2014 Election | Democrats

Breaking the Glass Ceiling in Maine

Hillary Clinton isn’t the only politician that may soon break a glass ceiling. Rep. Mike Michaud of Maine may soon become the first openly gay governor of a U.S. state. And his positions show that he is a champion of progressive issues. Michaud advocates for a stronger pre-k program in… Read More | Comments (0)

NJDC Intern — September 12, 2014 – 10:41 am | Women's Leadership Network | Congress | Democrats | Domestic Policy | Women's Issues

The 20th Anniversary of VAWA

This Saturday marks 20 years since the landmark domestic violence legislation, the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), was signed into law. VAWA signified an important departure from the previous ways the United States government and the American public approached domestic violence. Prior to the passage of VAWA, domestic violence was… Read More | Comments (0)

NJDC Intern — August 28, 2014 – 3:13 pm | 2014 Election | Republicans | Ron Paul

A Bombshell in Kentucky

A recent bombshell struck the reelection campaign for Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell from Kentucky. His campaign manager, Jesse Benton, was implicated in a two year old scandal in Iowa. Benton was the manager for Ron Paul’s campaign to win the Iowa Republican caucus. He has been implicated in a… Read More | Comments (0)