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Top 20 stories affecting Israel in 2020

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2020 was one for the ages – one of the strangest, most painful, most bizarre, yet most historic years in modern global history. This was certainly true in Israel and throughout the ...

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Donor disclosure laws threaten constitutional rights, attorney says

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The freedoms of speech and association are under attack according to sixty-two percent of Americans who are afraid to reveal their opinions on matters of public importance. Nearly one-third believe they will ...

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Poll: Missourians support term limits by wide margin

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By an overwhelming majority, Missourians favor term limits. According to a new poll conducted by Scott Rasmussen, voters want the state legislature to advance and defend limits at all levels of government. ...

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Israel could face new election if budget deal fails

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Israel is heading toward more political turmoil as lawmakers look like they’ll fail to compromise on a new budget. The collapse of the government will mean another election in the spring. If ...

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From police reform to expanded mail-in ballots, the Missouri Senate prepares for 2021 session

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Like everyone else, the Missouri Senate is eager for 2021 to arrive. These are some of the pre-filed bills that will be addressed in the upcoming legislative session. The session will cover ...

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Here’s where recounts and lawsuits stand in battleground states

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As the winner of the 2020 election remains unclear, numerous lawsuits and recounts continue. The President-Elect will be determined on December 14, by which time all states will have certified the winner ...

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How history guides us in a contentious presidential election

How can American history be our guide in a modern contested election? We are in the thick of what could become the greatest Constitutional crisis in American history. The mainstream media and ...

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Christian music icon John Michael Talbot says keep your eyes on Jesus during the storm

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Acclaimed musician John Michael Talbot has advice for Christians as they process the results of the recent elections. “Don’t be overly exhilarated if your candidate wins, and don’t be overly depressed if ...

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Local Catholic bishop criticized for letter encouraging pro-life voting

Bishop James V. Johnston Jr. of the Kansas City-St. Joseph Diocese is under fire for a letter he wrote encouraging Catholics to vote for pro-life candidates. The letter does not explicitly tell ...

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When noted journalists bashed political polls

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Poll-bashing – the aggressive, even extreme lambasting of pollsters and their work – used to be blood sport among prominent American journalists. Mike Royko, one of Chicago’s most famous, if cantankerous, journalists, was ...

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Johnson County Republicans elect two conservative immigrants to lead the party

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The Republican Party in Johnson County, Kansas has a new public image after a surprise ending to a vote for party chair and other board positions. It has huge implications for the ...

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No results on election night? Get ready, says Federal Elections Commission

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The head of the Federal Elections Commission this week warned Americans that there is a “substantial chance” the final outcome of the presidential election may not be known on election night. The ...

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VOTER GUIDE: Kansas US Senate race

The Kansas U.S. Senate race is one of the most important races for people of faith this election cycle. For Republicans, it may be one of the most difficult to win. The ...

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Our Church Votes initiative seeks participation in this year’s elections

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A nonpartisan initiative called Our Church Votes hopes to motivate evangelical Christians to vote in this year’s elections. “We are trying to reach every church,” CEO Jason Yates stated. “We are trying ...

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Trump-backed candidates sweep House, Senate primaries

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Candidates who tied themselves closely to President Trump swept Republican primaries across the nation on Tuesday as voter enthusiasm among Republicans reaches historic levels. Two of the races have huge implications for ...

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Family Research Council releases biblical principles for political involvement

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The Family Research Council and 21 partnering state family policy councils have released a publication titled “Biblical Principles for Political Engagement: Worldview, Issues and Voting.” It aims to provide pastors and Christians with biblical ...

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Missouri’s Tuesday elections will be the ‘cleanest’ ever for voters

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Pandemic or not, many Missouri residents will be voting on local issues in elections on Tuesday. Gov. Mike Parson told those voters to put their personal safety first. “I hope people feel ...

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As Democrats push for mail-in ballots, postal carrier charged with election fraud

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Federal prosecutors announced on May 26 that a West Virginia postal carrier has been charged with attempted election fraud after the party affiliations of several mail-in requests for absentee ballots were altered. The ...

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Groups organize to force widespread mail-in ballots in Missouri, raising concerns over voting fraud by others 

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The way in which Missouri voters cast their ballots this November will change if a growing group of Jewish leaders and other clergy have their way. Not so fast, say others who ...

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President Trump locks up nomination with primary victories in Florida, Illinois

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Although it was overshadowed by coronavirus news and the Democrat primaries, President Donald Trump secured the Republican presidential nomination on Tuesday. He won both the Florida and Illinois primary elections. In a ...

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Runner-up Gantz tasked with forming government in Israel

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JERUSALEM, Israel – Israeli President Reuven Rivlin has asked Blue and White Party leader Benny Gantz to form a government. The decision throws into question Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s political future ...

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Will Netanyahu survive Monday’s election?

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Monday will bring yet another national election in Israel – the third in less than a year. The top two candidates for Prime Minister have pulled out all the stops to get ...

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UK’s Boris Johnson recommits Britain to support for Jews, Israel

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Just days after his conservative party won a historic landslide victory, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has made combatting anti-Semitism and supporting Israel a top priority. Johnson says Parliament will pass legislation ...

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Israel headed toward March 2 election if no coalition formed

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Is Israel headed towards another historic election – the third in less than a year? That’s the plan as Israel’s two biggest parties agreed on a March 2 election date, barring a last-minute power-sharing ...

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Democrat candidate Pete Buttigieg courts black vote in church

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Pete Buttigieg has been coming on strong in the Democrat presidential primary race but has struggled to gain support among African Americans. Especially those that attend church. Black Americans have been slow ...

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