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PBC News & Comment: Democrats Press Resolution for Selective Political Correctness

While the amended resolution rejects all forms of hate, it’s clearly driven by false claims of anti-Semitism, proving Israeli influence….–confusion continues as leaders want to vote today to avoid distraction from election reform bill that is dead on arrival

NY Times columnists with deep ties to Israel slam Omar while posing as free speech advocates: Bret Stephens, here; and Tom Friedman, here

–Sens. Sanders, Warren and Harris defend Omar, one more than the others

–Israeli electoral committee bans Arab candidates for Knesset, but allows far right candidate to run

–second federal court issues stronger ruling against adding citizenship question to 2020 census

–Homeland Security boss declares border crisis is real, uses unproven claim of “recycling” of child immigrants

–the budget bill that ended risk of government shutdown was supposed to fund more immigration judges, but it didn’t

The Guardian tours detention camp for migrant kids in Homestead, Florida, it’s not pretty

–Dr. Jeff Kaye publishes detailed report on alleged suicide of Haji Naseem at Gitmo

–Dem prez updates: Sherrod Brown drops out, Joe Biden wants to feel a draft, and Tulsi Gabbard touts her marijuana legalization plan

–Michael Cohen accused of lying about pardon prospects and his interest in a White House job

–in emotional testimony, appointed AZ Sen. Martha McSally says she was raped while serving in the Air Force

–Facebook founder Zuck offers a vision of greater privacy for his users, and Sam Biddle says we should be skeptical