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Tibi Singer On Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Adelson’s Online Gambling Ban Initiative Fails in Lame-Duck Session

Sheldon Adelson’s attempt to attach a ban on online gambling to legislation in the current session of Congress has probably failed, Poker News reports. Despite the lavish investments the Sands’ More...

JP Updates On Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

GOP Darling Rand Paul Stands with Obama, Kerry, on Iran

Originally published by JP Updates by Boruch Shubert Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul defended his libertarian-leaning philosophy on foreign policy and national security during an interview on Tuesday with the editor More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Sunday, November 30th, 2014

North Koreans Hacked Sony Pictures over Its Upcoming Movie ‘The Interview’

Sony Pictures may have been hacked by some nefarious North Koreans who are unhappy with how their country is portrayed in Seth Rogen’s upcoming new movie The Interview. The movie, which co-stars James Franco, More...

Tibi Singer On Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

Quinnipiac Poll: Clinton Tied with Christie, Romney, Bush Top GOP Contenders for 2016

  Republican voters nationwide want the man who lost the 2012 presidential bid Mitt Romney to have another go at it, giving him the top position at 19 percent in an early Quinnipiac University national More...

Reuters On Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

Israel’s lurch to the right dims two-state peace prospects

– A cartoon in Israel’s left-leaning Haaretz newspaper showed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu studying a poster made by his publicity team of Mahmoud Abbas, the mild-mannered, soft-featured More...

Noam Meir On Monday, November 24th, 2014

Political Fortune Teller Nate Silver Does Football, Too

Nate Silver, best known for his stunningly accurate predictions of the results in the 2012 US Presidential elections, is also predicting sports these days. He has just listed his picks for the top rankings More...

Reuters On Friday, November 21st, 2014

Eyeing 2016, Clinton, Bush weigh in on Obama’s immigration plan

– Soon after President Barack Obama announced his immigration plans on Thursday evening, Democrats and Republicans who might be angling for his job in 2016 weighed in on an issue that is almost certain More...

Lilach Weissman On Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Republican Jewish Coalition Leader Predicts GOP May Force Action Against Iran

Matthew Brooks, leader of the Republican Jewish Coalition, told Haaretz what the GOP victory in the Senate can mean for the Jews, particularly for Israel. “The Republicans have made significant gains More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Stocks Rise Wednesday Morning on GOP Senate Win

U.S. stocks rose on news of the Republicans winning the Senate at the opening, with the Dow approaching its all-time high of 17, 481 early on the day on Wednesday. The perception that the Republicans are More...

Lilach Weissman On Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

The GOP May Be Able to Replace Obamacare, But Only Piecemeal

With the GOP’s victory in the Senate, many wonder if they will make good on their pledge to dismantle Obamacare. Perhaps, but only by making many dents rather than creating a sweeping change, according More...

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