Former New York mayor and presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg ripped Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) for Sanders's criticism of AIPAC, saying the Vermont socialist is "dead wrong" that the pro-Israel group fosters racism.
Sen. Bernie Sanders's (I., Vt.) campaign manager Faiz Shakir on Monday dodged a question about whether Democratic leaders are bigots for attending the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) annual conference.
Rep. Betty McCollum (D., Minn.) released a statement Wednesday calling recent ads run by the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) "hate speech," denouncing the pro-Israel lobbying group as a "hate group."
A Democrat-backed effort to boycott the nation's leading pro-Israel group is gaining steam, worrying center-left advocates of the Jewish state who have been struggling in recent months to ensure their party continues to uphold the historically close U.S.-Israel relationship.
Presidential candidates Sen. Cory Booker (D., N.J.) and former Vice President Joe Biden left an anti-Israel group fuming over the weekend for not answering questions to its satisfaction about pressuring the Israeli government to end its "occupation" of the Palestinians.
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) hit back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) following the speaker's comments during a Tuesday speech at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee conference where she condemned the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel.