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J Street and the 2016 Election in the Home Stretch

  The Context and Opportunity: This election cycle, foreign policy continues to play a more central role than in any election since 2004. National security remains a threshold issue that candidates must address before breaking through with voters on other topics. The electorate is anxious for policies that safeguard the United States and its interests […]

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In battle for Senate, the Iran deal is looming large (JTA)

By Ron Kampeas WASHINGTON (JTA) – While the Iran nuclear deal gets fleeting attention in the presidential race, it is shaping up as a key issue in at least nine states integral to Democrats’ hopes of regaining control of the U.S. Senate. Rival pro-Israel factions are pouring money into many of those races, and candidates are using support or […]

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POLITICO: J Street spots push back on GOP Iran Deal advertising

By NAHAL TOOSI 10/04/16 02:58 PM EDT Republicans have unleashed a barrage of television ads over the past year slamming Democrats running for House and Senate for supporting the Iran nuclear deal. For the most part, the targets of the ads have tried to duck the topic. Now, a handful of those Democrats are getting […]

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Trail Mix: 1st Presidential Debate

A good deal of the foreign policy discussion in last night’s presidential debate was centered on the Iran nuclear agreement. While Donald Trump reiterated a series of his standard ill informed attacks on the agreement, Secretary Hillary Clinton offered one of the most concise, thorough and powerful defenses of the Iran deal that we’ve heard […]

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Trail Mix: Clinton, Kaine and Trump on the Iran Agreement

With Labor Day behind us, we’re in the home stretch of the campaign. That means Trail Mix is back! And with just two months until Election Day, we’ve been pleased to see the Iran agreement championed from podiums across the country. It’s further evidence that in 2016, running on the Iran agreement is good politics […]

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J Street and the 2016 Election Headed into the Home Stretch

  The Context and Opportunity: This election cycle, foreign policy continues to play a more central role than in any election since 2004. National security remains a threshold issue that candidates must address before breaking through with voters on other topics. The electorate is anxious for policies that safeguard the United States and its interests […]

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What I’m hearing in Philadelphia (July 27, 2016)

If you’re just watching the Democratic convention on TV or following Trump’s tweets, you’re missing out on a whole lot. I wish you could hear what I’m hearing in Philadelphia. Yesterday, I was at an event that J Street hosted on the evolving politics of the Jewish community. The room was filled with delegates, activists […]

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J Street Applauds Vice Presidential Pick Tim Kaine (July 22, 2016)

JULY 22ND, 2016 J Street congratulates Senator Tim Kaine on his selection as the Democratic candidate for Vice President of the United States. In the course of his lengthy career in public service, Senator Kaine has proven himself to be a great friend of Israel and a champion of pragmatic, proactive American foreign policy. On […]

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Rep. Keith Ellison: The Quiet Triumph of Diplomacy

The Quiet Triumph of Diplomacy Rep. Keith Ellison Co-chair, Congressional Progressive Caucus; U.S. Representative for Minnesota’s 5th District I just returned from the Holy Land — Israel and Palestine — where I met with a diverse group of elected officials, civic advocates, and residents. The thing that struck me most was what was not said: […]

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POLITICO: J Street calls for ‘balanced’ Democratic platform on Israel, Palestinians

J Street calls for ‘balanced’ Democratic platform on Israel, Palestinians By NAHAL TOOSI 06/03/16 03:17 PM EDT A left-leaning Jewish American advocacy group is urging the Democratic Party to establish a “balanced position” on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as its crafts its platform this year, including acknowledging Palestinian claims to East Jerusalem. “The overall tone of […]

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