Alana Goodman

Brady Campaign Links Donald Trump’s Rhetoric to Orlando Terror Attack

‘We’ve had enough of politicians like Donald Trump who preach hatred’

Florida shootingOne of the nation’s most powerful gun control groups said Donald Trump’s rhetoric “fuels hatred” that leads to violence such as the terrorist attack at a gay nightclub in Orlando on Saturday, during a conference call with reporters on Monday.

Bid to Save Visa Program for Afghan Allies Blocked in Senate

Last chance for additional visas on Monday

An amendment to the defense bill that would preserve the U.S. refugee program for endangered Afghan military interpreters was blocked from a vote in the Senate late last week, prompting outrage from advocacy groups and military veterans.

Clinton Quiet on Democratic Platform Fight Over Israel

Sanders appoints outspoken critics of Jewish state to influential party committee

Hillary ClintonHillary Clinton is staying silent about whether she supports changing the Democratic Party’s platform on Israel amid reports that Bernie Sanders is fighting to incorporate criticism of Israeli policies.

Inside the Pro-Iran ‘Echo Chamber’

Private email list pushed pro-Iran message to journalists, think tankers, officials

A White House-allied group funded a private email listserv that pushed out pro-Iran talking points and anti-Israel conspiracy theories to hundreds of influential policy experts, government officials, and journalists during the Iran nuclear debate.