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Trail Mix: May 4, 2016

Trail Mix updates readers on the statements of the candidates related to Israel and the Middle East. J Street does not endorse candidates for President.  With last night’s victory in Indiana, Donald Trump became the presumptive Republican nominee for President of the United States. J Street has made our opposition to Mr. Trump’s candidacy quite […]

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J Street and the 2016 Election Headed into the Second Quarter

  The Context and Opportunity: This 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 abroad […]

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Trail Mix: April 15, 2016

Last night the Democratic candidates for President faced off at a CNN debate in Brooklyn, ahead of Tuesday’s New York primary. Mid-way through the debate, moderator Wolf Blitzer asked the candidates about their stances on the US-Israel relationship and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. What followed was perhaps the most interesting and substantive discussion of our issues […]

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Trail Mix: April 11, 2016

Several presidential candidates discussed Israel and the Middle East over the weekend. Ted Cruz was the lone Republican to address a gathering of the Republican Jewish Coalition in Las Vegas, while Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders took to the media to share their views on issues including Gaza and the settlements in West Bank.   […]

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Ted Strickland Announces Endorsement of JStreetPAC

  COLUMBUS, OH — Today the Ted Strickland for Senate campaign announced that Ted has earned the endorsement of JStreetPAC. JStreetPAC was established in 2008 as the first-ever federal political action committee (PAC) to explicitly promote American leadership to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The PAC’s goal is to demonstrate the depth and breadth of political […]

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Kirk, Johnson Targeted by Liberal Groups for Iran Votes – Roll Call

By Rachel Oswald Roll Call Staff Feb. 4, 2016, 5 p.m. Votes this past fall against the Iran nuclear deal could come back to haunt two vulnerable Republican senators up for re-election. At least that’s what some progressive organizations are hoping. Several left-leaning political action committees are raising funds to target the re-election campaigns of […]

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Cortez Masto Supports Iran Deal while Heck calls it unenforceable

By Ben Botkin Las Vegas Review-Journal JStreetPAC put out a call to raise money for Catherine Cortez Masto’s U.S. Senate campaign and has bundled upward of $15,000. The group is pro-Israel and favors the Nevada Democrat’s approach to national security. That includes her support of the Iran deal, which is intended to prevent that Middle […]

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J Street Launches 2016 Offensive – Politico

  By Anna Palmer 01/15/16 01:02 PM EST As national security continues to dominate the presidential primary season, J Street is launching an aggressive political campaign. The liberal-leaning pro-Israel group, which expects to raise more than $3 million through its political action committee for federal candidates, is also going on the offensive against Republican Sens. […]

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