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  • The impact of the moderate Republican

    By Raphael J. Sonenshein

    October 17, 2012 | 5:09 pm

    On Oct. 28, 1980, a beleaguered President Jimmy Carter stood on a debate stage with his Republican challenger, former California Gov. Ronald Reagan.  Carter’s one chance to save his presidency depended on his ability to portray Reagan’s views as extreme. The best levers appeared to...

  • Gingrich wins Republican primary in Georgia, TV networks project

    March 6, 2012 | 5:08 pm

    Newt Gingrich won the Republican presidential primary in his home state of Georgia, TV networks projected on Tuesday, giving the former congressman his second victory of the primary season.

    Gingrich, who spent much of the last week campaigning on his home turf, last won a victory in January in South Carolina. Georgia has the biggest number of delegates of the states holding nominating contests on Super Tuesday and Gingrich had said he had to win the state to keep his campaign viable.

    Reporting by Deborah Charles; Editing by Vicki Allen

  • Romney wins in Michigan, Arizona

    February 29, 2012 | 10:22 am

    Mitt Romney won Republican primary contests in Arizona and Michigan, maintaining his front-runner status.

    In Michigan, the state his father governed and where he was raised, Romney beat back a challenge Tuesday by Rick Santorum, the former Pennsylvania senator, 41 percent to 38...

  • Economy more worrying than Mideast for Florida Jews

    January 30, 2012 | 12:14 pm

    Newt Gingrich describes the Palestinians as an invented people and seeks covert action against Iran, while Mitt Romney accuses President Barack Obama of throwing Israel under a bus.

    But the Republican presidential candidates’ tough talk on the Middle East in Florida before Tuesday’s...

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  • Gingrich, Romney blame Palestinians for lack of peace

    January 27, 2012 | 11:10 am

    Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich put the blame for the impasse in Middle East peace talks squarely on the Palestinians.

    The candidates were responding a a question at the latest GOP debate Thursday night, in Jacksonville, Fla., from an audience member, Abraham Hassan.

    “How would a...

  • Republicans—and Democrats—pitch to Florida’s Jews

    January 24, 2012 | 10:31 am

    Barack Obama won’t show up on the vote tallies after polls close in Florida’s Republican primary on Jan. 31, but the president’s supporters already are waging a fight for the Sunshine State.

    Democrats are rolling out a campaign to rival any of the GOP candidates, with a...

  • SC exit polls show Gingrich won evangelical votes

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    January 22, 2012 | 2:38 pm

    Still wondering about evangelicals in the South Carolina primary? The New York Times has the exit poll stats and shows the breakdown of how Newt Gingrich closed a massive gap. Evangelicals played a big role.

    Nearly two-thirds of the voters described themselves as evangelical or...

  • Gingrich blows open GOP race with S.C. romp

    January 22, 2012 | 2:05 pm

    Newt Gingrich won the Republican primary in South Carolina by a wide margin, throwing open the race for the party’s presidential candidacy.

    Gingrich, the former U.S. House of Representatives speaker, defeated Mitt Romney, long believed to be the front-runner, 40.4 percent to 27.9...

  • Why Gingrich’s views on federal judiciary are so terrifying

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    January 19, 2012 | 4:19 pm

    With Rick Perry dropping out and endorsing Newt Gingrich, now is probably a good time to discuss why Newt terrifies me.

    All other political issues aside, Gingrich’s understanding of the judiciary’s role in the U.S. democracy is appalling. You don’t need to take Professor Varat’s...

  • Perry set to drop out of presidential race

    January 19, 2012 | 10:41 am

    Rick Perry reportedly is dropping his bid to become the Republican presidential nominee.

    CNN and The New York Times reported Thursday that the Texas governor will announce later in the day his decision to bow out; a news conference reportedly is scheduled in South Carolina.

    Perry,...

  • Where Will Backers of Lieberman Go?

    By Matthew E. Berger

    February 5, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    The withdrawal of Sen. Joseph Lieberman (D-Conn.) has left many Jewish fundraisers and donors without a candidate and has sparked a new round of fundraising calls and solicitations.

    Much of the discussion focuses on Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.), who has emerged as the front-runner after...

  • Life After New Hampshire

    By Matthew E. Berger

    January 29, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Now that the race for the Democratic nomination for president is moving south and west, Jewish scrutiny of the candidates is likely to intensify.

    Sen. John Kerry (D.-Mass.), who won New Hampshire with a healthy margin, was propelled forward with his second win in two weeks. He has...

  • Mitzna Wins Labor

    By Naomi Segal

    November 21, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    If Haifa Mayor Amram Mitzna hopes to becomes Israel's next prime minister, he faces a daunting challenge: resuscitating a moribund Labor Party in a little more than two months.

    A day after the dovish newcomer to national politics won a sweeping victory in Labor's leadership primary,...

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