Saturday, July 12, 2014 Tammuz 14, 5774
After a long and bitter presidential election campaign, the political cease-fire between the parties has given us not only a respite from harsh rhetoric, but an opportunity to take stock of the state of our democracy. Though those who supported the Republicans are, no doubt, disappointed by the outcome of the vote, there is no question that the election of...
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Given the election results, the end of the Bush administration is an event that's been eagerly anticipated by most of the nation. The lame-duck president is limping out of office with near-record low levels of popularity and a reputation for incompetence that the recent economic tailspin has only made worse. There have been many assessments of every aspect of the...
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The end of the marathon presidential election race this week (though the final results were not known as this page went to press) puts a period on a fascinating campaign that held the nation's attention for more than a year. But the election of a new president and Congress is not the end of politics or public policy. On the...
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By:
Stu Goldman
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It may be overshadowed at the moment by the vote that will be held here next week, but Israelis are now preparing for their own election this winter. The failure of Kadima Party leader Tzipi Livni to build a viable coalition in the Knesset has made it imperative to give Israelis the chance to change their leaders. It's been less...
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