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COVID Vaccines: Short Supply or Shortsighted?

As the crushing effects of the COVID pandemic and uncertainty about its trajectory raised national anxiety to high levels, murmurs that the virus could be beaten back with a vaccine…

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How a House Divided Can Stand

Recent days have ushered in a period of questions for the future of America’s Congress in vastly different forms. Hours before the nation learned that the Capitol was overrun by…

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Tracking the New Coronavirus Strain

News of an emerging new strain of the novel coronavirus has led to many questions and concerns. First detected in England about a month ago, it has quickly appeared in…

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A Ray of Hope and a Lot of Question Marks

News of the U.S. approving and beginning distribution of a COVID vaccine raised hopes that the fight against the deadly pandemic might be turning a corner. It also raised a…

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A Race Against the Clock

With the Electoral College set to meet on Monday to select the 46th president of the United States, President Donald Trump and his team continue to advance and argue claims…

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The Lies That Just Won’t Die

Unraveling the Tangled Web of Deceit That Cost Jonathan Pollard His Freedom for 35 Years For decades, Jonathan Pollard, the only American ever sentenced to life in prison for passing…

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Taking Stock of a High Court Win

The Supreme Court’s decision to halt strict limitations on the number of people permitted to attend services at houses of worship in areas of New York hard-hit by COVID cases…

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Second Time Around

As the Western world was first hit by mass spread of the novel coronavirus last spring, governments acted with near uniformity in enacting shutdowns of society, shuttering schools and all…

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Arming Up for a COVID Vaccine

Pfizer’s recent announcement that its COVID-19 vaccine (which it is developing with its German partner BioNTech) is 95% effective made international headlines. The apparent success story is the culmination of…

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Biden Wins the Presidency: Post-Election Debriefing

If it seemed like 2020 just wasn’t ending, a drawn-out and nail-biting national contest didn’t help the calendar move along any faster. With razor-thin margins, elections 2020 certainly added another…

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Clearing the Air

Americans following much of the national media’s coverage of domestic politics came to election night with the expectation that a nation furious about the Trump presidency would resoundingly throw him…

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‘THERE WILL BE A RECKONING’

An Interview With One of President Trump’s Legal Defenders President Trump might be fighting the biggest battle of his political life but he’s not fighting alone. Garnering stamina and support…

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Bumps in the Road to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue

Chaotic Presidential Elections in U.S. History   Since 1789, when George Washington won the presidency unopposed, the United States has seen 58 presidential elections. Most produced clear victors and either…

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A Look at America’s Two-Party System

In George Washington’s “Farewell Address,” (September 17, 1796), he warned: “However [parties] may now and then answer popular ends, they are likely in the course of time and things, to…

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The GOP Elephant and the Jewish Question

Whether navigating the courts of kings and emperors or the halls of power in Western democracies, determining where the Jewish People’s best interests lie has never been an easy or…

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