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Presidential Elections

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...

At conventions, which party will dig deeper into the Jewish vote?

WASHINGTON — Get set for a political double feature with much of the same plot, but with different outcomes for the issues that tend to preoccupy Jewish voters. The...

The Jewish take on Paul Ryan

WASHINGTON — Anointing Paul Ryan as his running mate, Mitt Romney attached a name and face to his fiscal policy. Jewish Republicans, including the House majority...