Friday, September 21, 2018

Republican Party Tag

Eric Cantor and the Capitol Building

Cantor’s loss: The Jewish factor

11:49 12 June in Latest
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  Eric Cantor, the House of Representatives’ majority leader and only Jewish Republican, has officially been buried. One day after a stunning loss to Tea Party challenger Dave Brat--who ran an aggressive campaign vowing for free-market change and denouncing Congress's bipartisan budget deal--the high-potential politician announced that he would...

How Jerry Falwell Changed the Republican Party

11:41 14 March in Culture, History, Politics, Religion, U.S. Politics
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By Caitlin Yoshiko Kandil Jerry Falwell “stamped out” anti-Semitism in the Republican Party, said Michael Sean Winters, a reporter for the National Catholic Reporter—and no Falwell sympathizer—at the Center for American Progress in Washington, DC earlier this week. By making Israel a concern for conservative Christians, Falwell...