U.S. Embassy Met With Group Trying to Influence Israeli Elections

protest outside the US embassy in Tel Aviv, Israel, Sunday, May 22, 2011

Top officials at the U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv met in late January with one of the main progressive groups working to tip the upcoming Israeli elections against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and helped facilitate the organization’s visit to the United States this week to learn political organizing techniques.

Memo Reveals Plan of U.S.-Funded Groups to Influence the Israeli Elections

An Israeli Likud party member casts his vote during Likud party primary elections in Jerusalem, Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014

A coalition of U.S.-funded progressive groups has planned a massive get-out-the-vote effort to influence the Israeli elections, targeting communities that are most likely to vote against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his right-leaning Likud Party, according to a confidential strategy memo obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.

Rand Paul’s Latest Hire: Give Edward Snowden the Nobel Peace Prize

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A blogger who has been hired to do social media work for Sen. Rand Paul’s (R., Ky.) likely presidential campaign is not a fan of “stupid armchair jingoes” in the Republican Party, says Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.) “will use anything to satisfy his blood lust,” and wants Edward Snowden to receive a Nobel Peace prize, according to her Facebook page.