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  • Hagel gets key Jewish endorsements for secretary of defense

    January 15, 2013 | 10:36 am

    Chuck Hagel added three major Jewish Democrats to his list of endorsers, clearing his way to likely confirmation as secretary of defense.

    Sens. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) each said they were satisfied Hagel, a former Republican senator from Nebraska,...

  • Don’t take my word for it: What do others say about President Obama’s record?

    November 3, 2012 | 12:50 pm

    True friendship is measured in actions and deeds, in promises made and promises kept. It is judged by what we do and how we act when the chips are down and the stakes are high.

    I support President Obama and have spoken often of his strong leadership in support of the U.S.-Israel...
  • Streisand urges Jews to reelect Obama [VIDEO]

    November 2, 2012 | 9:33 am

    Barbra Streisand, in a National Jewish Democratic Council video, urged the reelection of President Obama, saying Mitt Romney "does not share our values."

    Streisand, who had already endorsed Obama, released the video Friday through the NJDC. She emphasized women's rights in her...

  • Three top Jewish women activists endorse Obama

    June 5, 2012 | 10:21 am

    Three past and current leaders of Jewish women’s advocacy groups endorsed President Obama, citing their concerns about women’s rights.

    Nancy Ratzan, the immediate past president of the National Council of Jewish Women; Barbara Dobkin, the founding chairwoman of the Jewish Women’s...

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  • Koch endorses Obama

    September 27, 2011 | 11:32 am

    Ed Koch says he’s now on the “Obama reelection express.”

    The former New York mayor told supporters in an e-mail Monday that he is backing the president in the wake of his pro-Israel speech last week at the United Nations, among other factors.

    Koch credited his role in the...

  • Local women’s caucus endorses Clinton’s presidential bid

    By Mike Sacks

    April 19, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    When the Westside chapter of the National Women's Political Caucus (NWPC- LA) gathered at the home of philanthropist Daphna Ziman in Beverly Hills on April 12 to announce the organization's formal endorsement of Sen. Hillary Clinton for president, it took just a few steps into the...
  • Questions Emerge Over School Board Candidate

    By Howard Blume

    March 1, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    A leading contender in next week's L.A. school board race is at odds with USC and UCLA over his academic standing, the latest in a series of uncomfortable disclosures for Christopher Arellano.

    Arellano, 33, the candidate endorsed by the powerful Los Angeles teachers union, did not...

  • Not for Hahn After All

    By Idan Ivri

    March 3, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    Six prominent members of the Jewish community have sent a letter of protest to Mayor Jim Hahn, claiming Hahn's re-election campaign used their names in endorsement advertisements without their permission.

    The ad, titled "Our community leaders agree! Re-elect Mayor Jim Hahn," ran...

  • The Arnold Factor

    By Jill Stewart

    January 13, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    With the candidates for Los Angeles mayor increasingly invoking the name of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on the campaign trail, a buzz is

    breaking out over whether Schwarzenegger will endorse any of the challengers to Mayor James Hahn. Such a move could hurt more than help him, but...

  • Justice, Justice

    By Marlene Adler Marks

    November 2, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Is there a "Jewish stake" in the district attorney race between two-term incumbent Gil Garcetti and head Deputy District Attorney Steve Cooley? Maybe it comes to this: How far out of step is this community going to be?

    Steve Cooley has won the endorsement of every local newspaper,...

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