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  1. Ted Cruz Vows to Make Improving Relations With Israel a PriorityRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Forward

    Vying for the attention of major donors, Republicans attending a Jewish forum for presidential contenders said they would make better relations with Israel a priority. The four-day long gathering in Las Vegas at the Venetian Resort, owned by Sheldon Adelson, a major backer of the Republican Jewish Coalition, drew more 700 activists from across the country.

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  2. "There are no puffs of smoke coming from the Venetian just yet."Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    ... closed to the press, except four speeches Saturday, by Cruz, Perry, Indiana Governor Mike Pence and Ohio Senator Rob Portman. But the sidebars tell the real story of why the RJC is a force in Republican politics: Its members include some of the ...

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  3. Ted Cruz Courts Jewish RepublicansRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal

    Sen. Ted Cruz appeared to charm a crowded room of influential Jewish Republicans convening in Las Vegas on Saturday, presenting a withering critique of President Obama's foreign policy and pointing to what he said was his ardent support of Israel. Mr. Cruz mixed humor with pointed jabs at top Democrats: President Obama, Secretary of State John Kerry and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton .

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  4. GOP presidential hopefuls meet at Republican Jewish CoalitionRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KLAS-TV Las Vegas

    ... will step up to play its constitutional role in trying to stop Iran from getting the bomb," said Senator Rob Portman of Ohio. Some call this the Sheldon Adelson primary because historically, the Las Vegas billionaire likes to back a Republican ...

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  5. Gay rights case caps transition for CincinnatiRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Jim Obergefell says he "instantly pictured growing old" with John Arthur when they fell in love here in 1992. Just seven weeks after they began dating, Arthur gave Obergefell a ring set with diamonds - a sign that, in their hearts if not in law, they were married.

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  6. In Las Vegas, GOP candidates court Jewish donors by supporting IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, a Republican presidential candidate, meets with audience members after speaking at the Republican Jewish Coalition meeting Saturday in Las Vegas. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, a Republican presidential candidate, meets with audience members after speaking at the Republican Jewish Coalition meeting Saturday in Las Vegas.

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  7. Republican 2016 contenders promise to restore strong U.S. support for IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    Top Republican 2016 presidential nomination contenders on Saturday called for restoring America's historic relationship with Israel through concrete steps enthusiastically received by a Jewish GOP group gathered here for its annual spring meeting. Former Gov. Rick Perry of Texas told the Republican Jewish Coalition that his administration would immediately move the U.S. embassy to Israel from Tel Aviv to west Jerusalem and endorse more housing construction inside Israeli settlements located in the West Bank.

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  8. The yeas and nays: How Maine's congressional representatives voted this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangor Daily News

    There were six key votes and 12 roll call votes in the House, and there were six key votes and 11 roll call votes in the Senate this week. The most important House votes were to pass two cybersecurity information sharing bills.

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  9. A welcome but tardy tide of Great Lakes legislation washes over Congress: editorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Plain Dealer

    Last week, Congress was awash in bipartisan legislation to prevent harmful algal blooms in the western basin of Lake Erie. Ohio itself recently enacted a tough law aimed in part at farm fertilizer and manure runoff implicated in the problem.

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  10. Ohio Dems' attempt to force P.G. Sittenfeld from Senate primary race could backfire: editorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Plain Dealer

    The obvious goal of the Ohio Democratic Party's April 11 endorsement of ex-Gov. Ted Strickland to be its 2016 U.S. Senate nominee was to nudge another Democrat out of the race and give Strickland a clear shot against GOP Sen. Rob Portman of suburban Cincinnati. But besides likely backfiring, the maneuver shows the extent to which narrow-minded self interest still guides Ohio Democratic Party insiders despite the party's poor electoral showing in recent statewide races.

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  11. With donors on his mind, Ted Cruz heads to VegasRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WICU12 Erie

    ... z will attend Shabbat dinner on Friday evening and speak Saturday morning, as will Perry, Pence and Ohio senator Rob Portman. Graham and House Speaker John

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  12. Exclusive - "Ted Cruz: Loretta Lynch Was Confirmed Because GOP Establishment Wanted Her to BeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Breitbart.com

    The vote that mattered in confirming Loretta Lynch to become the next Attorney General was not her actual confirmation vote, but the cloture vote that set that up, Sen. Ted Cruz told Breitbart News in an exclusive interview on Friday. Cruz said: Yesterday I gave an impassioned floor speech calling on Senators to stop this confirmation.

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  13. Currency debate on Capitol Hill threatens Obama's trade agendaRead the original story

    Yesterday | Xinhuanet

    Currency became a hot topic of debate on Capitol Hill in the past two days as U.S. lawmakers considered moving forward President Barack Obama 's ambitious trade agenda by passing the so-called fast-track legislation. The fast-track legislation, formally known as trade promotion authority , empowers the president to negotiate trade deals and then present them to Congress for up-or-down votes, with no amendments allowed.

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  14. Key congressional committees approve anti-BDS amendmentsRead the original story

    Friday | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    Key congressional committees approved amendments to a major trade act that would require U.S. negotiators to discourage trading partners from boycotting Israel or Jewish settlements in the West Bank. The amendments, authored by Sens. Ben Cardin and Rob Portman and U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam were unanimously approved Wednesday by the Senate Finance Committee and Thursday by the House Ways and Means Committee.

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  15. GOP presidential hopefuls to make 2016 pitch to Jewish donorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    White House hopefuls Ted Cruz and Rick Perry will be among the GOP presidential contenders making a pilgrimage to Las Vegas as the invisible primary for Republican super-donor Sheldon Adelson's millions heats up, hoping to stand out for their unwavering support of Israel and deep skepticism of President Obama's nuclear deal with Iran. Cruz and Perry are set to speak back to back Saturday morning at the annual meeting of the Republican Jewish Coalition, an opportunity for them to redouble their long-running appeals to some of the most prominent Jewish donors in the country.

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  16. Please, Gov. Kasich, Waste Your Time Losing A Presidential PrimaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Plunderbund

    Ohio Gov. John Kasich doesn't want to "go out there and waste time," campaigning for the presidency if he's not going to win. Well, John Kasich is not going to win, but I'd love to see him go out there and waste his time anyway.

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  17. Perry, Cruz to Make 2016 Pitch to Jewish Donors a " Including a Big OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | MyHighPlains.com

    Former Gov. Rick Perry and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and are heading to Las Vegas to make their presidential pitches to a group of major Jewish donors that includes billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson. The two White House hopefuls are scheduled to speak Saturday morning at the annual meeting of the Republican Jewish Coalition.

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  18. The delay confirming Loretta Lynch was wrong, but it wasn't racistRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Los Angeles Times

    When Loretta Lynch was finally confirmed by the Senate this week as U.S. attorney general, she received 10 Republican votes -- many fewer than she should have received but more than were expected given the GOP majority's recent hyper-partisanship. Even Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell voted for Lynch.

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  19. GOP Contenders Gather for - Sheldon Adelson Primary' in VegasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Breitbart.com

    This weekend, leaders of the Republican Jewish Coalition hold their annual spring meeting in Las Vegas-and, as in prior years, many Republican presidential hopefuls will be in attendance. The conference is hosted by Sheldon Adelson, casino magnate, philanthropist and Republican mega-donor.

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  20. RINOS confirm Loretta Lynch at attorney general despite dire warningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Examiner.com

    Responding to the Senate grapevine that some Republican Senators would be voting to confirm Loretta Lynch as the attorney general to replace exiting Eric Holder, Senator Ted Cruz challenged them. "In my view, the obligation of every Senator to defend the Constitution is front and center why we are here," Senator Cruz said before the voting yesterday.

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