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Tzipi Livni’s Victory Address

00:45AM IL: Kadima leader Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni, presumably the victor in the election, has decided to wait for Netanyahu to complete his address,...

Poll: Race Tied Less Than A Week Before U.S. Election

President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney remain effectively tied as public opinion remains remarkably stable less than a week from Election Day, according...

Dem Compares Ryan Remarks to Nazi Tactics

The chairman of the California Democratic Party offered a qualified apology after comparing Republican tactics -- and specifically Paul Ryan's convention remarks -- to...

Cabinet Approves Continuation of Gaza Operation

6:00PM IL: The Security Cabinet on Wednesday, after conferring in the Defense Ministry in Tel Aviv for hours, decided to continue with Operation Cast...

Kiryas Joel: Aide to House Minority Whip Denies Speaker Push at Hasid Meeting

Maggie Haberman of Politico reports: A spokesman for House Minority Whip Eric Cantor is denying a report that he told Hasidic leaders in Kiryas Joel...

Barak Shot in All Directions at Economic Press Conference

Labor leader Defense Minister Ehud Barak at a Monday economic press conference used the opportunity to lash out in all directions.   His focus was primarily...

Was Obama Rattled by Developing Donor Scandal Story?

President Obama's reelection campaign, rattled by his Wednesday night debate performance, could be in for even worse news. According to knowledgeable sources, a national...

Huntsman Suspends Presidential Campaign, Backs Mitt Romney

Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman formally dropped out of the presidential race on Monday. "Today I am suspending my campaign for the presidency," Huntsman said...

9:00PM IL: Motzei Shabbos News Briefs from Eretz Yisrael

**Likud officials on motzei Shabbos also released statements in support of continuing Operation Cast Lead until Hamas is brought to its knees and willing...

7 New York Gubernatorial Candidates Hold First Debate

Just a little over two weeks until Election Day, the Democratic and Republican front runners in the race for governor avoided confrontation during an...

9:40AM News Update from Eretz Yisrael

09:28: Two Arabs wearing yarmulkes (kippot) were stopped by police and asked to identify themselves at the entrance to Jerusalem on Sunday morning. They...

Gingrich: Goal Is To Get To Super Tuesday

GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich said Sunday that following his loss in the Nevada caucuses to Mitt Romney this weekend, his campaign is betting...

Kadima Party Targets Chareidi Community in Election Campaign

Kadima officials are not ‘targeting’ chareidim in the hope of getting them to support the party, but in the negative sense, addressing the “extortionist...

Same-Gender Marriage Judges Get the Boot In Iowa

Three Iowa Supreme Court justices lost their seats Tuesday in a historic upset fueled by their 2009 decision that allowed same-gender couples to marry. Vote...

Day 19 – Israel Continues to Target Terrorists in Gaza

While there are media reports of an ‘impending ceasefire agreement’ based on the Cairo initiative, the IDF today, Wednesday, day 19 of Operation Cast...

8:40PM EST: Lakewood Results Starting To Trickle In

The results in Lakewood have started coming in.......sources tell YWN that the numbers are looking good for Meyer Lichtenstein & Menashe Miller in their reelection...

Rockets Rain Down On Ashkelon; One Dead, Many Injured [UPDATED 10:35AM IL]

9:31AM IL: An unspecified number of rockets landed in Ashkelon a short time ago. According to preliminary reports, a number of people have...

Letter To YWN From Bloomberg Campaign Manager

Dear YWN, We just got the news we've been working toward for months – the voters of New York City have re-elected Mike Bloomberg as...

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