A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Kucinich: Retirement it is

By Zach Silberman, JTA May 18, 2012

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) announced that he will not run for a House seat in Washington after losing the Democratic nomination for his seat in Ohio.  "After careful consideration and discussions with Elizabeth and my closest friends,...

Rep. Marcy Kaptur, seen here posing with Code Pink protesters in 2008, is stressing the economy in her bid for the top Democratic spot on the House Appropriations Committee.

With election months away, bids among Dems for top House committee spots already underway

By Ron Kampeas, JTA April 17, 2012

WASHINGTON – Amid the election season tumult, behind-the-scenes campaigns are also underway for who will be the next top Democrats on two key congressional committees -- with Jewish lawmakers in the running for both leadership slots. Two veteran congresswomen,...

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