DNC

Why Bill Clinton’s Hebrew Hillary Button Resonated

07/29/2016 - 11:49
JTA

Philadelphia — There was a thrill ride on Jewish Democratic social media Wednesday night when Bill Clinton was spotted at the Democratic National Convention sporting a button backing his wife – in Hebrew.

Bill Clinton sporting a Hebrew Hillary Clinton button on Wednesday July 27 2016 at the Democratic National Convention. JTA

Accepting Nomination, Hillary Clinton, Lays Out Progressive Agenda And Assertive Foreign Policy

07/29/2016 - 10:11

PHILADELPHIA — Hillary Clinton laid out a broadly progressive domestic agenda as she accepted the Democratic presidential nomination, adopting rhetoric and policies championed by her primary rival, Bernie Sanders.

Hillary Clinton speaking on the fourth day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, July 28, 2016. Getty Images

LIVE-BLOG: DNC Day Four

All the stories, events and speeches throughout the Democratic National Convention, live from Philadelphia

07/28/2016 - 10:39

SUMMARY (ALL TIMES EST):

Barack Obama receiving a standing ovation on the third night of the convention. Getty.

Democrats Scramble For A Unique Message That Appeals To Jewish Millennials

07/27/2016 - 11:44
JTA

PHILADELPHIA (JTA) — Amanda Renteria, the national political director for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, was running through the campaign’s messages for minorities and women: immigration for Hispanics, land use for Native Americans, various policies for defending children and women.

She didn’t mention Jews in her briefing Tuesday morning for specialty media, and there’s a reason for that: There wasn’t a Clinton issue that was unique to the Jews.

Speaking earlier at a J Street session, journalist Peter Beinart, has written extensively about the drift away from Israel. JTA

LIVE-BLOG: DNC Day Three

All the news, speeches and events from around Philadelphia, throughout the Democratic National Convention

07/26/2016 - 23:34

SUMMARY (ALL TIMES EST):

Supporters hold up Clinton signs after she secures the nomination. Getty.

LIVE BLOG: DNC Day Two

All the news, speeches and stories throughout the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia

07/26/2016 - 15:55

SUMMARY (ALL TIMES EST):

Michelle Obama addresses the crowd on the first night of the convention. Getty.

Accepting VP Slot, Kaine Praises Survivor Who Died A Hero In Virginia Tech Massacre

07/25/2016 - 14:08

Philadelphia — Sen. Tim Kaine, accepting Hillary Clinton’s invitation to join her as running mate, cited as an inspiration a Holocaust survivor who died protecting others during a shooting massacre.

Sen. Tim Kaine speaking about Liviu Librescu, a Holocaust survivor and victim of the 2007 Virginia Tech shooting. JTA

Michael Bloomberg Set To Endorse Hillary Clinton

07/25/2016 - 14:04

Philadelphia — Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg will endorse Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention.

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg at the National Tennis Center, Aug. 26, 2013. JTA

Wasserman Schultz To Quit As Democratic Chief Under Pressure Following Email Leaks

07/25/2016 - 13:54

Philadelphia — Under fire for emails showing rancor between the Democratic National Committee and the Bernie Sanders campaign, Debbie Wasserman Schultz is stepping down as party chairwoman, but will join Hillary Clinton’s campaign in a senior role.

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, chair of the Democratic National Committee, speaking to a reporter before a debate. JTA

Debbie Wasserman Schultz, The DNC, And The Anti-Bernie Emails

One week after playing the anti-Semitism card against Trump, the South Florida congresswoman resigns as DNC chair over aide's emails.

07/25/2016 - 13:48
JTA

Just last week, Debbie Wasserman Schultz was playing the anti-Semitism card against Donald Trump. But in a startling turnaround, on the eve of her own party’s convention, it’s the South Florida congresswoman who is out as chair of the Democratic National Committee — over a Jewish-related controversy of her own.

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, chair of the Democratic National Committee, speaking to delegates at the party’s convention. JTA
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