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No Earthquake, but Tremors for the GOP

Rep. Charles Schumer's upset of Republican Sen. Alfonse D'Amato is the election's biggest seismic shock; Jewish incumbents fare well

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/old_stories/article/no_earthquake_but_tremors_for_the_gop_19981106

Two months ago, most pundits were predicting that the White House sex scandal would trigger a Republican earthquake at the polls. But Tuesday's electoral tremors mostly rattled a GOP leadership that made Bill Clinton's moral lapses a top issue despite polls suggesting voters were tired of the controversy and opposed to impeachment.

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