Israel Political Brief November 8, 2012: PM Benjamin Netanyahu among 13 leaders President Barack Obama calls post-election

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Netanyahu among 13 leaders Obama calls post-election

Source: JTA, 11-8-12

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was one of 13 world leaders that President Obama called to thank for congratulatory messages following his reelection.

“In each call, he thanked his counterpart for their friendship and partnership thus far and expressed his desire to continue close cooperation moving ahead,” the White House said Thursday in a statement.

In his own statement, Netanyahu said he told Obama that his reelection was “a vote of confidence in your leadership.”…READ MORE

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Jewish Political Brief November 7, 2012: Fighting over every percentage point: Arguing about the Jewish vote and exit polls

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Fighting over every percentage point: Arguing about the Jewish vote and exit polls

Source: JTA, 11-7-12

President Obama earned 69-70 percent of the Jewish vote, according to exit polls, but it was a drop from his 2008 showing. Expect four more years of tussling between Democrats and Republicans as to why….READ MORE

Jewish Political Brief November 7, 2012: Republican Jewish Coalition urges unity after Barack Obama wins Presidential Election, notes GOP’s Jewish gains

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RJC urges unity after Obama win, notes GOP’s Jewish gains

Source: JTA, 11-7-12

The Republican Jewish Coalition called on all Americans to “come together to craft real solutions to the very serious problems our country faces today” after President Obama won reelection….READ MORE

Jewish Political Brief November 7, 2012: Jewish Congressional Wins: Jews in the 113th Congress

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The Chosen: Jews in the 113th Congress

Source: JTA, 11-7-12

The next Congress will have 10 Jews in the Senate and 22 in the House of Representatives, a decline from the 112th Congress….READ MORE

Jewish Political Brief November 7, 2012: Congressional races: Republican Jewish hopefuls defeated, new faces for House Demcrats

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Congressional races: Republican Jewish hopefuls defeated, new faces for House Dems

Source: JTA, 11-7-12

In a generally rough night for Republicans, the GOP’s top Jewish congressional prospects all went down to defeat, but there are some new Jewish faces in the House Democratic caucus. Read more »

 

Jewish Political Brief November 7, 2012: As President Barack Obama takes second term, Israelis wonder what the future holds

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As Obama takes second term, Israelis wonder what the future holds

Source: JTA, 11-7-12

President Obama’s reelection could aid or hamper Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s reelection effort. Israel goes to the polls on Jan. 22….READ MORE

Jewish Political Brief November 7, 2012: Barack Obama wins second term as President: More of the same, at least until Iran flares

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Obama’s second term: More of the same, at least until Iran flares

Source: JTA, 11-7-12

President Obama’s first challenge is the “fiscal cliff,” but spring may bring with it new Iran anxieties….READ MORE

Jewish Political Brief November 7, 2012: Exit poll: President Barack Obama garners 69 percent of Jewish vote

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Exit poll: Obama garners 69 percent of Jewish vote

Source: JTA, 11-7-12

President Obama won 69 percent of the Jewish vote, according to an exit poll….READ MORE

Jewish Political Brief November 7, 2012: BARACK OBAMA WINS SECOND TERM AS PRESIDENT

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OBAMA WINS SECOND TERM

Source: JTA, 11-6-12

President Obama was reelected as 44th president of the United States, defeating Republican challenger Mitt Romney….READ MORE

Jewish Political Brief November 7, 2012: Josh Mandel falls to Sherrod Brown in Ohio Senate Race

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Josh Mandel falls to Sherrod Brown in Ohio

Source: JTA, 11-6-12

Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel failed in his bid to unseat Sen. Sherrod Brown….READ MORE

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