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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., leaves the House Chamber after President Joe Bidens State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress at the Capitol on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023, in Washington.

Opinion | Republican political tactics show the party still doesn’t care about antisemitism

By Grant Van Robays, Staff Columnist February 16, 2023
The GOP’s moral crusade against antisemitism in the Democratic party is purely political and shows that the party doesn’t care about preventing the spread of hate.
U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., walking from her new office in the Longworth House Office Building to the U.S. Capitol, a few hours before being sworn in as a member of Congress.

Editorial: Inciting violence against politicians hurts everyone

By The Pitt News Editorial Board April 15, 2019
It is natural to disagree with politicians, but no matter how opposed one is to their values, inciting violence against them through misinformation — as Trump did with his video — is never OK.
Ilhan Omar has been criticized and called anti-Semitic after she made an offensive tweet about Jewish money controlling foreign policy.

Opinion | Anti-hate resolution overshadows anti-Semitism

By Ana Altchek, Staff Columnist March 20, 2019
While the resolution began as a direct response to Omar’s anti-Semitism, it quickly transgressed into a wishy-washy general prerogative to abstain from all forms of hatred.
Ilhan Omar, D-Minn. — one of two Muslim women recently elected to the House of Representatives — awaits the start of the 116th Congress on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 3 in Washington, D.C.

Editorial: Pro-Palestine doesn’t mean anti-Semitic

By The Pitt News Editorial Board February 11, 2019
The tweets, which have been decried by Democrats and Republicans alike, lacked the context of a long history of anti-Semitic tropes and offensive stereotypes.
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