Day: April 7, 2019

Democrats Rethink the Death Penalty, and Its Politics.

ImageSince Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an executive order placing a moratorium on captial punishment in March, Democratic candidates for president have lined up to support it.CreditCreditRich Pedroncelli/Associated PressLOS ANGELES — By signing an executive order, Gov. Gavin Newsom of California recently ended the threat of execution as long as he is in office for the…

Explainer: Israeli occasions running within the 2019 election

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israelis vote in a national election on Tuesday. Polls show that veteran Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, seeking a fifth term in office, is best positioned in the tight race to win and head the next government. His decade-long dominance of Israeli politics has been the biggest issue of the campaign. FILE PHOTO:…