Staffers discuss a pension giant?s decision to sell stock in Caterpillar, and how the issue of Israel played out in this week?s primary elections in New York.
The race to replace New York Rep. Gary Ackerman could play out as a contest between Jewish and Asian constituencies in a newly shaped Queens district.
Democrats walk a fine line these days when they reach out to the organized Jewish community. Some, like Sen. Chuck Schumer, have the shtick down pat, J.J. Goldberg writes.
Powerful Rep. Gary Ackerman could be in trouble in New York’s once-a-decade redistricting drama. If his seat is eliminated, he might have to run against Republican Bob Turner.
Bipartisan support for Israel in Congress remains steadfast, as evidenced by the recent special election in New York’s Congressional District 9, where each candidate tried to out-Israel the other.
David Weprin seemed like a safe choice to fill the seat of scandal-tarred Rep. Anthony Weiner. Now, he’s locked in what could be a close race with support for Israel a key issue.