A Foul Play by Progressives Over Israel’s Iron Dome

Progressive Dems are wrong to target a defensive weapon system. 

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9/11 Brought About ‘Seismic Change’ for Muslim Americans

The legacy of the 2001 attacks for Muslim Americans remains fraught, a story of struggle and of determination.

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House Narrowly Passes $1.9 Billion Capitol Security Bill

The one-vote margin of passage reflected opposition on the right and left. The measure faces long odds in the Senate, where it is likely to face a filibuster.

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New Political Pressures Push U.S. and Europe to Stop Israel-Gaza Conflict

President Biden faces a leftward shift in his party. In Europe, Muslim migration, terrorism fears and populist politics make diplomacy more urgent than ever.

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New Political Pressures Push US, Europe to Stop Israel-Gaza Conflict

President Biden faces a leftward shift in his party. In Europe, Muslim migration, terrorism fears and populist politics make diplomacy more urgent than ever.

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Tlaib Confronts Biden on Israel, Saying Support Enables Crimes Against Palestinians

During a conversation on a tarmac in Detroit, Representative Rashida Tlaib told the president that he must do more to protect Palestinian lives and human rights.

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Progressives’ Wish List for Biden Starts With Warren and Sanders

The Sunrise Movement and Justice Democrats, two of the left’s most prominent groups, are calling on the president-elect to appoint progressive allies to 13 key government positions.

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Progressive Victories Signal Staying Power for the Movement

After Bernie Sanders fell to Joe Biden, the young left mourned what could have been. Now, after a series of victories in congressional races, it’s hopeful again.

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Kris Kobach Loses Kansas Senate Primary, Easing Republican Worries

Mr. Kobach, a polarizing figure in Kansas politics and an ally of President Trump’s, was defeated by Roger Marshall, the preferred choice of many Washington Republicans.

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Primary Election Voters Start a Virus-Era Wait for Results

In states including Michigan, Missouri and Kansas, mail voting was put to the test as some of both parties’ fiercest advocates for their bases competed for the House and Senate.

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Today’s Primary Elections: What to Watch For

Kris Kobach is competing in a Senate primary in Kansas that has Republicans nervous, and Rashida Tlaib is hoping to hang on against a Democratic challenger in a Michigan House race.

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Rashida Tlaib Beat Her Primary Opponent by 900 Votes in 2018. How Will the Rematch Go?

The Michigan Democrat is facing a rematch against a challenger who says she hasn’t done enough for her district in Detroit.

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Race Takes Center Stage as Rashida Tlaib Faces Primary Challenge

Some of Detroit’s most prominent Black leaders are backing a challenger to Ms. Tlaib, a Palestinian-American who has gained celebrity status since winning her seat in 2018.

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In ‘And She Could Be Next,’ Women of Color Take on Politics

The two-part documentary, which follows the campaigns of several female politicians of color and the communities that rally with them, shows what a systemic shift actually looks like.

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