Kerry’s standing goes ‘poof’

After spending more than 2 1/2 hours testifying in front of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Secretary of State John Kerry is fending off criticism from all sides as Democrats, Republicans and members of the media accuse him of blaming Israelis for derailing peace negotiations. During a hearing held as a review of the State… Read More

Bipartisan group seeks fund for survivors

A bipartisan group of more than 60 members of the House of Representatives is seeking to create a $5 million Holocaust Survivor Assistance Fund. The request was made in an April 4 letter to Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga.), chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Rep. Rosa… Read More

Justices critique Hobby Lobby arguments

In oral arguments on March 25 over the reach of the Affordable Care Act and the religious rights of private corporations, jurists on America’s highest bench seemed to split along predictable lines, with the Supreme Court’s liberal-leaning wing questioning former Bush administration Solicitor General Paul Clement’s reasoning that the health care law runs afoul of… Read More