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Obama meets with Jewish leaders and donors

By Ron Kampeas WASHINGTON (JTA) – Jewish leaders expected President Barack Obama to sell them hard on the Iran nuclear deal. Instead, participants in two White House meetings on Monday said he offered a softer pitch on how deeply he cares for Israel and the Jewish... read more

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Emerging Voices: A healthier democracy?

8.5.16 Issue Connor P. Mullin At this point in time, we know for certain the 2016 general election will pit Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump against each other for the presidency, and if that idea fills you with complete disgust, you’re hardly alone. Both of these... read more

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