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  • 18 percent of eligible Americans in Israel voted in midterms

    November 7, 2014 | 2:05 pm

    Expatriate Americans in Israel voting in the midterm U.S. congressional elections numbered 30,000, or 18 percent of those eligible to vote, according to a group that encourages such voting.

    Matt Solomon, the director of iVoteIsrael, said Israel leads other countries by far in...

  • Pics and quotes from Sinai Temple

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    November 6, 2012 | 7:31 pm

    “I have kids who got laid off from their jobs. I have a grandchild who just graduated college who’s having a tough time finding a job, and I just hope things change for the better.”

    - Muriel Perry, who cast her ballot at Sinai Temple this morning


    Dennis Kahan said he voted...

  • When Jonathan Mann and Israelis meet

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    November 1, 2012 | 10:30 am

    On Monday, a very special event took place at my campus in Tel Aviv University. CNN's anchor and correspondent, Jonathan Mann, came for a visit, in order to host a conference on the topic: "The U.S elections: why does it matter to us?" The event was covered by press worldwide, and...

  • As U.S. officials descend on Israel, Republicans rally for votes

    July 17, 2012 | 9:43 am

    For a few days at least, the old joke about Israel being the 51st U.S. state feels true.

    A litany of U.S. officials and politicians are parading through Israel this month, including Secretary of State Hillary Clinton this week and presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt...

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  • Mitt Romney narrowly wins Ohio in Super Tuesday split

    March 6, 2012 | 10:44 pm

    Super Tuesday Republican primaries were a race between Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum, Republicans selected a Jewish veteran for Ohio’s senate run, and Dennis Kucinich lost his bid for reelection.

    Ten states went to the polls Tuesday in what is the biggest election day of primary...

  • Romney and Santorum in stalemate on Super Tuesday

    March 6, 2012 | 9:02 pm

    Mitt Romney failed to land a knockout blow against rival Rick Santorum on “Super Tuesday,” raising the prospect of a drawn-out battle for the Republican presidential nomination between the party’s establishment and its grassroots conservatives.

    Santorum and Romney were neck-and-neck...

  • Gabrielle Giffords returns to House, votes for debt limit deal [VIDEO]

    August 1, 2011 | 5:15 pm

    From CBS.com:

    Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona made a surprise return to Washington Monday to vote in favor of an agreement to raise the debt limit.

    “Gabrielle has returned to Washington to support a bipartisan bill to prevent economic crisis,” her office said in a Tweet.

    Lawmakers offered Giffords a standing ovation on the House floor when she showed up in the chamber.

    Read more at CBSNews.com.

  • IRANIAN ELECTION ANALYSIS: All Iran candidates will bolster Hamas, Hezbollah ties

    June 12, 2009 | 2:29 pm

    One winner has already been declared in the Iranian elections: The Internet, used by more than 23 million Iranians, or 34 percent of the population. But that figure alone cannot be used to determine which of the four candidates will win. At the very most, one can assume most Web...

  • Kerry’s Lead Alters GOP Jewish Strategy

    By James D. Besser

    February 12, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    More and more, it looks as though the precipitous plunge of former Vermont governor Howard Dean will deny the Republicans what they wanted most this year: a liberal Democratic patsy for President Bush to trounce on Nov. 2.

    The rise of Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) as the Democratic...

  • Westside Jews Divided on Recall

    By Bill Boyarsky

    October 2, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Exploring the Pico-Robertson neighborhood, where Republicans once were the smallest of minorities, I happened upon a nest of recall supporters who were also great admirers of President Bush. Talking to them, I got a sense of the changing politics of Los Angeles' Jewish community,...

  • Are Jews Becoming Republican?

    By Matthew E. Berger

    October 31, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    The debate over whether American Jews are turning to the Republican Party is not likely to be settled when the votes are counted on Nov. 5.

    With midterm congressional elections just days away, Republicans cite a variety of reasons why this year's polls may not show the political...

  • How Jewish Voters Still Count

    By Marlene Adler Marks

    April 12, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    You really did read it here first: That the Los Angeles mayoral primary, with six formidable contenders, would come down to a June 5 mayoral face-off between the Eastside kid, former Assembly Speaker Antonio Villaraigosa, and the son of liberal Los Angeles, James Kenneth Hahn, was...

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