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Elrich, Blair, Riemer condemn Roe reversal

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The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, ending the constitutional right to an abortion, has been condemned by the three Democratic front...

The Perils of Eileen

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  When Eileen Filler-Corn was elected speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates two years ago, she received donations from Democrats and Republicans. That is...

Where do Chuck Schumer and Madison Cawthorn both quote Torah?

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It was a day of dancing, libations, congressmen over 70 and controversial House Rep. Madison Cawthorn — who got so excited he called Jews...

Advocacy groups push aid for disadvantaged during Md. General Assembly session

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Maryland lawmakers have headed back to the statehouse for the 2022 session and local advocacy groups are right behind them, making sure their voices...

Jewish Republicans hold webinar on race relations

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At a webinar hosted by the Maryland Jewish Republican Council, Nicole Bennett, the chairman of the Maryland Black Republican Council and first vice-chairman of...

Democrats are trying to make antisemitism a key issue in the Virginia governor’s race...

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McLEAN — On a crisp fall night in this leafy Washington suburb, Doug Emhoff, the second gentleman, and Eileen Filler-Corn, the speaker of the...

When a colleague compared a mental health bill to the Holocaust, Shane Pendergrass interrupted...

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It only took 54 seconds for Shane Pendergrass to stand up and call out another member in the Maryland General Assembly for diminishing the...

Nikki Haley talks defending Israel, leaving Iran deal

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(Nikki Haley by Gage Skidmore is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0) Growing up in a small South Carolina town, where she and her family were...

Do Jewish conservatives still have a home in the post-Trump Republican Party?

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Five months ago, Rabbi Alan Sherman appeared in a political ad draped in a prayer shawl and blowing a shofar ”as a wake-up call...

2020 polling errors, dissected

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When it comes to the 2020 presidential election, it’s all over but the shouting. Joe Biden has taken office as the 46th president of...