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PBC News & Comment: Sanders is First Jewish American to Win a Primary

In historic wins, Bernie Sanders becomes first American Jew to win a primary, Trump is first combover reality TV star to break the barrier…--Sanders doesn’t really identify as Jewish, but he handily won New Hampshire

--Trump and Sanders cause heartburn for their respective party leaders

--Daily Beast article quotes petulant progressive women who say they won’t ever vote for Clinton

--at The Nation, Michelle Alexander, author of “The New Jim Crow”, explains why the Clintons don’t deserve the support they get from African Americans

--Ohio blogger Zachary Leven dismisses the Sanders surge in “The Case for Hillary” which does offer critical context to her vote on bankruptcy law

--our friend and colleague Jason Leopold made national news twice yesterday: CIA boss John Brennan was quizzed by Sen. Wyden about the draft apology letter that Leopold exposed last summer, and

--federal judge slams State Dept. for slow release of Clinton emails, suggests they should just be sent directly to Vice

--in unprecedented move, Supreme Court blocks EPA rules for coal power plants before appeals court has ruled on the matter

--Texas prosecutor is disbarred for sending innocent man to death row

--Trump virus reaches Israel, where Netanyahu says he will build a fence around Israel’s entire border

--New York legislature passes new law to create a blacklist of people and groups supporting BDS against Israel

--listener reports that her friend who posted civil comments supporting Sanders on Facebook has been blocked by false report of “suicidal tendencies”