Special Report: As a deadly superbug spread, UCLA doctors raced to find the source

Ben Cardin

Cardin responds when caller calls Jewish heritage a conflict

When a C-SPAN caller suggested that U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin's Jewish heritage was a conflict of interest on the president's Iran nuclear deal, the Maryland Democrat fired back, saying the assumption was offensive. During an appearance on "Washington Journal" on Wednesday, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee stressed that lawmakers should review the deal carefully and his test will be whether it keeps Iran from becoming a nuclear weapon state. One caller, identified as a Georgia Democrat, told the host she should disclose that Cardin is Jewish and therefore concerned with Israel, which Iran has threatened to destroy. "If the public was...