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Factor: Who’s better for Israel, Romney or Gingrich?

by Shmuel Rosner

January 20, 2012 | 11:01 am

Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich at the Republican debate in Iowa last month. (Photo: Reuters)

Our Israel Factor panel was never directly asked this question: Who’s better for Israel, Romney or Gingrich? And if both candidates Romney and Gingrich survive the SC, Florida and Nevada primaries we will make sure to fix this in our next survey.

But in the meantime, as the duo enters the SC primary almost tied in the polls, we wanted to compare the performance on the two in previous Factor surveys and try to assess what makes each of them a stronger candidate in the eyes of the panel.

First, the numbers, Romney and Gingrich since 2006:


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