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Posted: Mon, 03/07/2016 - 14:38 | Political Insider

The Israeli government is touting tomorrow's visit by Vice President Joe Biden as an expression of the "strong relations" between the two countries.

This will be Biden's second trip to Israel since 2010 when he was blindsided by the announced of major settlement construction in annexed east Jerusalem at a time when the Obama administration was seeking a settlement freeze and trying to revive the peace process.

Posted: Wed, 03/02/2016 - 18:28 | Political Insider

With the GOP congressional leadership's "hope and prayer" strategy for dumping Donald Trump having collapsed, they've moved to the public handwringing and clumsy plotting phase.

Posted: Fri, 02/26/2016 - 14:18 | Political Insider

Why are the two first generation sons of Cuban immigrants so anti-immigration?

Posted: Thu, 02/25/2016 - 13:56 | Political Insider

Why is Donald Trump afraid to release his tax returns?  He keeps promising to do it and putting it off.  Is it that he didn't pay very much or anything at all?  Mitt Romney thinks "We have good reason to believe there's a bombshell in Donald Trumps taxes." Either he's not anywhere near as wealthy as says he is, or he hasn't been paying the taxes he should or he's not giving level of contributions to vets, the disabled and others he has boasted of, Romney said.

Posted: Sun, 02/21/2016 - 11:17 | Political Insider

Republicans claim that country's only Indian-American Republican governor, Nikki Haley (now that Bobby Jindal is out of office) and the country's only African American Republican senator, Tim Scott, endorsing the anti-immigration son of a Cuban immigrant, Marco Rubio, constitutes diversity in the GOP, which has only one Jewish member in the entire Congress. 

Posted: Fri, 02/19/2016 - 11:53 | Political Insider

In the opening of Fiddler on the Roof, Nahum the beggar asks Lazer the butcher why he was giving only one kopek this week when he gave two last week. Lazer replied that he had a bad week, and the beggar responded, "Just because you had a bad week doesn't mean I should, too."