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2012 Presidential Elections

GOP in ‘frank conversations’

WASHINGTON — The Republican Party as a whole is having the morning-afters, reconsidering how it might have done better in an election that saw the party fail to win the...

Americans in Israel vote heavily for Romney

TEL AVIV — Most Israelis were asleep as the polls closed in America and voters waited for the results, but on one rooftop in central Tel Aviv a party with loud classic...

How the Jewish vote went: About 70/30

WASHINGTON — President Obama’s Jewish numbers are down, but by how much and why? Expect four more years of tussling between Jewish Republicans and Democrats about the...

Obama’s second term: More of the same, at least until Iran flares

WASHINGTON — The day after the election looks a lot like the day before for President Obama, particularly in areas that have attracted the attention of Jewish voters:...

Election 2012: Obama and the Jews

WASHINGTON — The moment in the final presidential debate when President Obama described his visit to Israel’s national Holocaust museum and to the rocket-battered town...

Election 2012: Romney and the Jews

WASHINGTON — Mitt Romney’s record as a moderate Republican governor would seem to have made him ideally suited to peel off Jewish votes from President Obama. The...

Israel in presidential debate 29 times

  WASHINGTON — Israel, a heated issue throughout the campaign, finally took center stage at the final presidential debate. It was mentioned a total of 29 times by...

Romney’s peace pessimism

WASHINGTON — Mitt Romney’s pessimistic take on Israeli-Palestinian peace prospects drew some media attention but not much noise from centrist Jewish groups. Only...

Convention focuses on Jewish swing votes

CHARLOTTE — Jewish swing voters could make or break President Obama’s bid for reelection. At least that’s the case that Democratic Party leaders made in a training...

Romney’s moment; convention covers Jewish bases

TAMPA — On Sunday night, Aug. 26, at the opening bash of the Republican National Convention at Tropicana Field, the home of Major League Baseball’s Tampa Bay Rays in...