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Democrats smash fundraising records after death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

According to ActBlue's executive director Erin Hill, the $91 million stemming from 1.5 million donations broke the record for dollars raised both in one day and in one hour by the non-profit.

21/09/2020
US Senate Democrats to offer their own China plan

Prospects for passing the legislation were not clear because President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans hold a majority of seats in the Senate and control which legislation is considered there.

By REUTERS
17/09/2020
People take a knee in support of the Black Lives Matter movement outside the US Supreme Court in Was
Democrat voters fuelling increasing divide over race in America - poll

America has grown increasingly polarized over the last four years thanks to Democrats hardening their stance on race relations and equality.

Democrats to propose bill requiring response to reported Russian bounties

The bill adds to pressure on Trump, who is already under fire for what critics say is a pattern of disrespect for the military after a media report that he denigrated fallen soldiers in France.

By REUTERS
10/09/2020
US Election 2020 - To vote or not to vote when you’re an American expat

We asked a cross-section of olim from the US about their reasons to vote, or not, in the presidential election this coming November.

By Rivkah Lambert Adler
11/09/2020
Democrats drew support from various sources to make 2018 gains - report

The Democrat Party widened a two point lead in 2016 to a nine point lead in 2018 by picking up voters from a range of demographics, Pew Research has found.

Leading US Democratic Rep: F-35 sales to UAE puts Israel in danger

Wasserman Schultz, a past chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, wrote that the sale of the jets to the UAE would erode Israel’s qualitative military edge.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
09/09/2020
Jewish former Marine wins Massachusetts Democratic congressional primary

He links to a full position paper on Israel and other Jewish issues on his website; in it he notes that he experienced antisemitism in the military.

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
09/09/2020
Trump blasts media, Democrats over report he disparaged US troops

Representatives for the White House had no immediate comment on the Bloomberg report, which cited several people familiar with the episode. Reuters could not confirm the report.

By REUTERS
06/09/2020
'The Princess Bride' cast to reunite for virtual script reading

The reading is part of a fundraiser for the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, a "signup and donation" is required to view the reading "but no minumum" donation is required.

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