Political Points: Kvetching about Wyden, Wasserman Schultz shields, Obama’s big givers


NOT ADELSONS’ CAUCUS?: A spokesman for Sheldon and Miriam Adelson — Newt Gingrich’s spendthrift supporters — denies that the couple is responsible for a special Nevada Republican caucus that is designed to accommodate those who observe Saturday as the Sabbath.

WHAT GINGRICH HEARD IN PEWS: The National Jewish Democratic Council hits Newt Gingrich for sitting in the pews of a Florida Baptist church as a speaker at an evangelical pastors’ conference called for proselytizing Jews.

KVETCHING ABOUT WYDEN: Some Democrats are steamed at Sen. Ron Wyden for working with their bête noir, Rep. Paul Ryan, on a proposed Medicare overhaul.


WASSERMAN SCHULTZ SHIELDS: The Daily Beast’s Howard Kurtz says that Democratic National Committee chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz has taken on the role of “a nonstop broadcaster for Team Obama.”

AXELROD’S TWITTER WAR: The New York Times reviews David Axelrod’s Twitter war against Mitt Romney.

OBAMA’S BIG JEWISH GIVERS: The Forward looks through the latest list of Obama bundlers for Jews.

SCHLEP TO SUPER: The group that brought the world The Great Schlep and Sarah Silverman’s funny video is becoming a Super PAC.

ROMNEY BACKERS GO TO SHUL: Former senators Norm Coleman and Jim Talent stopped by Young Israel of Hollywood-Fort Lauderdale to tout their favorite Republican candidate, Mitt Romney.

ROMNEY GETS TOUGH: John Podhoretz writes that Mitt Romney has proven his mettle with his willingness to go after Newt Gingrich.

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