Sundown: Boehner Remains House Speaker

Plus Eric Trager writes on the future of the Egyptian electorate

‘I’m With Eric Cantor’

House Majority Leader plays a large role in opposition to fiscal crisis deal

Sundown: Calls for Bipartisanship Ring Out

Plus Turkey and Syria continue to heat up

Common Ground

With a looming deadline, deep-seated distrust, and competing claims to resources, Washington’s effort to reach a debt deal is a stateside version of the ongoing quest for Israeli-Palestinian peace

U.S. Debt Default Could Threaten Israel Bonds

And Rep. Cantor is a crucial player in the negotiations

The Gentleman From Virginia: The Rise and Fall of Eric Cantor

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, the highest-ranking Jewish elected official in U.S. history, hails not from the urban melting pot but from a Southern, explicitly Christian America

Cantor Ascends to Majority Leader

Highest-ever-ranking Jewish legislator has rough first day

Jewish Leaders Hit the Hill

Lobbying Congress for tougher sanctions on Iran

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