What does Senator Kamala Harris’s record on Israel look like? Perhaps JTA’s Ron Kampeas summed it best when he wrote that “she’s more AIPAC Than J Street.”
Party platforms reveal the balance of forces of political debate within the major parties. So, what does the Democratic Party platform tell us about the party in 2020?
Every poll on conditioning aid to Israel shows that the Democratic establishment is completely out of step with the people who actually vote for them.
On Tuesday the House of Representatives voted down an amendment that would have cut The Pentagon budget by 10%.
While their state is being devastated by COVID, a number of Florida lawmakers are spending their time trying to oust Florida State University’s student senate president over a social media post he made as a 12-year-old.
The beltway consensus on military aid to Israel is finally beginning to face a legit political challenge. There’s obviously still a long way to go, but it’s telling that so many Democrats now feel they can safely challenge aid without facing disastrous political consequences.
A new poll has Jamaal Bowman up by 10 points over incumbent, and Israel lobby favorite, Eliot Engel. “Though the Democratic old guard has frequently been criticized as out of touch with the party base, name recognition and the right donors have held most would-be challengers at bay. If this poll is accurate, that time is rapidly ending,” tweeted American Prospect executive editor David Dayen.