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With Stakes High in Pa., Campaigns Make Their Case


Voters in Pennsylvania are heading to the polls on Tuesday, with pundits and campaign insiders predicting that an upset win for Barack Obama could bring an end to the Democratic primay fight or a commanding victory by Hillary Clinton could guarantee a fight at the convention.

With so much at stake, in recent weeks, the Democratic candidates and their surrogates have been working hard to make their case, including through interviews and opinion pieces aimed at the Jewish community:

* In dueling articles for JTA, respected Holocaust scholar Deborah Lipstadt makes the case that Clinton is the proven choice and Cameron Kerry, a Jew by choice who gained notoriety during the 2004 presidential campaign of his brother, says that Obama is the one speaking to the Jewish community.

* Clinton recently gave an interview to the Jewish Exponent in Philadelphia and Obama spoke with JTA.

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