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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Analysis: Cantor Loss Proves All Politics Is Local

By Mark Z. Barabak, Los Angeles Times The stunning primary defeat of Eric Cantor this week was, by any metaphoric measure, an enormous event: an earthquake, a volcanic explosion, a political tsunami. But, at bottom, it also underscored some of the essential truths of politics, none more so than that old chestnut — oft-quoted and ascribed […]

June 11, 2014

U.S. Stocks Pare Losses In Early Trade

New York (AFP) — U.S. stocks were flat in early trade on Thursday, paring back hefty opening losses after a batch of mixed economic data. After 45 minutes of trade, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 63.77 points (0.39 percent) at 16,205.22. The S&P 500, a broad measure of the markets, shed 9.34 (0.50 […]

March 27, 2014

NY-9 Race Leaves Obama Little Room To Maneuver On Israel

Though it is hardly scientific to brandish a few poll numbers about and claim to know that Democrats lost Anthony Weiner’s once-safe House seat because of Jewish Democratic disillusionment with Barack Obama’s stance toward Israel, the electoral outcome nonetheless portends further collapse of peace efforts, as Obama lacks the political room to continue to push […]

September 14, 2011