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  • The Nat’l Jewish Democratic Council’s questions for Scott Walker

    May 11, 2015 | 1:14 pm

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a likely candidate for the Republican presidential nomination, is about to visit Israel for the first time — without media, as we reported last week.

    So the National Jewish Democratic Council has ginned up a few questions for him. Some of these are,...

  • Republican Romney opts out of a 2016 run for president

    January 30, 2015 | 10:58 am

    Republican Mitt Romney bowed out of the 2016 U.S. presidential race on Friday after considering a third run, and told supporters it was time for the next generation of party leaders to seek the White House.

    Romney's decision will probably boost the fortunes of former Florida...

  • Three very quick comments on Santorum’s departure

    By Shmuel Rosner

    April 10, 2012 | 4:46 pm

    Our Israel Factor panel was never overly generous with candidate Santorum - as you can ‎see in the graph below. The panel thought Santorum was too hawkish, too religious. ‎No one would doubt his support for Israel, but such support is apparently not enough. ‎


  • March 28, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    March 28, 2012 | 6:15 am

    Syria after Assad

    Writing in Project Syndicate, Ronald Lauder warns of the pitfalls that could lie ahead once Bashar Assad is removed from power. 

    To avoid the political chaos and regional escalation witnessed in other Arab countries recently, it is critical that any new Syrian...

  • Must Read, February 5, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    February 5, 2012 | 5:26 am

    Newt’s very bad night

    Not only did Gingrich suffer an anticipated loss in Nevada’s caucus, writes Steve Kornacki in Salon, but he also faces the abdication of super-sponsor Sheldon Adelson.

    “Ultimately, this may be the biggest story to come out of Saturday night. It’s hard...

  • How to spin the Florida Jewish vote

    By Shmuel Rosner

    February 1, 2012 | 4:24 am

    A week ago I wrote that the most interesting question about the Florida Jewish vote is that “If the percentage of Republican Jews is higher this year than in 2008; if more than 4-5% of the Republican Florida voters are Jewish.” The answer to this question is now clear: a resounding...

  • Kenneth Wald: Republican Jewish Floridians pretty much committed to Romney

    By Shmuel Rosner

    January 25, 2012 | 6:31 am

    Kenneth D. Wald, Distinguished Professor of Political Science at the University of Florida, discusses the Jewish vote in Florida – their political differences to the rest of U.S. Jewish voters, whether the Jewish vote could tip the election results and if Florida’s Jewish...

  • Tough Times for the Religious Right

    By James D

    March 18, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    It may be the worst of times for Christian right groups -- which could be good news for Jewish leaders.

    The Christian Coalition, once a surging force in state and national politics, is in disarray, and a leadership vacuum threatens the group's hard-won gains. In the 106th Congress,...