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NJDC — March 27, 2015 – 1:13 pm | 2016 Election | Congress | Democrats

Jewish Dems Thank Senate Minority Leader Reid for Decades of Service

This morning, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced that he will not seek re-election in 2016, bringing an end to a career that spanned three decades and saw the passage of some of the most influential legislation in United States history. The National Jewish Democratic Council applauds Sen. Reid on… Read More | Comments (0)

Barbara Goldberg Goldman — March 26, 2015 – 8:53 am | Women's Leadership Network | Congress | Democrats | Reproductive Rights | Republicans | Women's Issues

A fifth, and essential, question

A version of this piece was originally published in the Washington Jewish Week. Why is this Passover different from others in our past?  This might be the fifth essential question being asked during American Seder tables this year. The NJDC’s Women’s Leadership Network (WLN) is urging that as we are… Read More | Comments (0)

NJDC — March 24, 2015 – 3:45 pm | 2016 Election | Domestic Policy | Health Care | Reproductive Rights | Republicans | Women's Issues

2016 GOP Candidate Ted Cruz: Out of Step with Jewish Values

The 2016 Presidential election began on Monday with Republican Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) declaring his candidacy. Among the goals laid out in his candidacy speech at Liberty University were calls for a repeal of the Affordable Care Act, a cause for which he already shut down the federal government and… Read More | Comments (0)

Max Samis — March 24, 2015 – 12:14 pm | Barack Obama | Civil Rights | Congress | Democrats | Republicans

No More Delays: Hold Loretta Lynch’s Confirmation Vote at Once

It can be safely argued that when it comes to domestic issues, there is no single position in a president’s administration more important than the Attorney General. We look to our Justice Department for guidance on some of the most important issues of the day, including national security, law enforcement,… Read More | Comments (0)

NJDC — March 23, 2015 – 2:00 pm | Barack Obama | Democrats | Foreign Policy | Iran

Burns: Will Congress torpedo Obama’s Iran deal?

As Republican senators continue to clamor over how good or bad a diplomatic deal with Iran is—regardless of the fact that the deal does not yet exist—respected Harvard academic Nicholas Burns penned a column this week describing the dangers recent actions have towards our government’s ability to conduct foreign policy… Read More | Comments (0)

NJDC — March 20, 2015 – 4:46 pm | Barack Obama | Democrats | Israel | Republicans

Jewish Democrats Slam Rep. King for Questioning their Jewish Commitment, Implying Anti-Semitism

The National Jewish Democratic Council harshly condemned remarks made by Rep. Steve King (R-IA) today asking “how Jews in America can be Democrats first and Jewish second.” Greg Rosenbaum, chair of the NJDC Board of Directors, stated:   “I was shocked and horrified when I heard the remarks made by… Read More | Comments (0)