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November 8, 2012 10:52am
U.S. Rep. Bob Filner was elected the mayor of San Diego.
November 8, 2012 12:34am
Writing in the Forward, Samuel Freedman makes the most provocative post-election argument that I’ve read so far. The thesis is more or less what I wrote in this post’s headline. Freedman argues that casino kingpin Sheldon Adelson’s lavish funding of Newt Gingrich’s doomed Republican primary campaign split the conservative anti-Romney vote and helped to "deny…
November 7, 2012 10:53pm
J Street, the dovish Israel policy group, is pretty pleased by last night’s congressional election results. Here’s an excerpt form an email blast the group sent today: All 49 JStreetPAC-endorsed incumbents in the House – elected. All 7 JStreetPAC-endorsed Senate candidates – elected. JStreetPAC’s challengers and candidates for open seats – elected in 13 out…
November 7, 2012 8:35pm
What went wrong for Mitt Romney? Jewish conservatives are offering an array of answers to that question. Was President Obama just too strong a candidate? Or was Mitt Romney’s campaign too big a dud? Did Romney’s stances on immigration and same-sex marriage hurt him? Was the loss caused by a failure to confidently articulate free-market…
November 7, 2012 3:54pm
Democrat Brad Schneider edged Rep. Bob Dold to win a suburban Chicago congressional seat.
November 7, 2012 3:45pm
Jewish Senate hopefuls in Hawaii, Ohio and Nevada went down to defeat.
November 7, 2012 2:41pm
Rep. Brad Sherman soundly defeated fellow veteran California Democrat Rep. Howard Berman to remain in Congress.
November 7, 2012 4:03am
Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel failed in his bid to unseat Sen. Sherrod Brown.
November 7, 2012 4:01am
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach lost his bid for a congressional seat from New Jersey.
November 6, 2012 11:16pm
Along with the presidential race, we’re paying attention to congressional contests of Jewish interest and with Jewish candidates. Below are some of the races we will be watching tonight. We’ll be updating the post with results as they come in. Jewish candidates are denoted by asterisks next to their names. [[READMORE]] SENATE: Hawaii — Mazie…
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