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GOP Purity Test Is a 'Suicide Pact'

Republicans are saying that 'thinking people need not apply'

(Newser) - Just when things start going in Republicans' favor, along comes the idiotic idea of forcing candidates to take a purity test , complains Kathleen Parker. This is no test—it's a "suicide pact." The idea is to withhold party support from candidates who fail to sign on to 10... More »

Peace Deal Unlikely This Year: Israel

Minister sets sights on 'declaration' with Palestine

(Newser) - Israel and Palestine probably won't sign a peace deal this year but could agree on a "declaration of principles," a top Israeli minister said today. The announcement by Vice Prime Minister Haim Ramon follows weeks of warnings that a peace treaty could topple Israeli's coalition government, and that... More »

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