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News Brief

May 21, 1998
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Sen. Arlen Specter (R-Pa.) and Rep. John Fox (R-Pa.), two Jewish members of Congress, appeared to have defeated their primary challengers in their re- election bids. Meanwhile, Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky won the Democratic race to be Pennsylvania’s lieutenant governor. But the former congresswoman, known for casting the deciding vote in Congress for President Clinton’s 1993 deficit- reduction package, is not expected to triumph in November’s general election.

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