Netanyahu declares victory in election; Herzog says Likud celebration is premature

Celebrations at the Likud headquarters in Tel Aviv, March 17, 2015. (photo credit:MARC ISRAEL SELLEM/THE JERUSALEM POST) Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared victory after the first exit polls released following Tuesday’s elections showed the Likud ahead of, or tied with, the Zionist Union. Netanyahu wrote on his Facebook page: “Against all odds, a great victory for the…

Midterm ripples: ‘Abortion lost’

‘The American people have sent pro-life legislators to Washington’ The midterm election was a tidal wave across the nation, not just at the federal level where members of the Republican Party took control of the U.S. Senate by a huge margin but also added to their large majority in the House, but also at the…