Skip To Content
Get Our Newsletter

Support the Forward

Funded by readers like you DonateSubscribe

Romney Will Address AIPAC Conference

Mitt Romney will address the annual AIPAC policy conference.

The American Israel Public Affairs Committee announced Tuesday via Twitter that Romney, the former Massachusetts governor and a candidate for the Republican presidential nod, will address its policy conference on March 6, the day voters go to the polls in 10 states in the Super Tuesday primaries that in the past have determined a front-runner in the contest.

Speaking on March 5 is one of Romney’s rivals for the nod, former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Newt Gingrich, as well as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. President Obama is set to speak on March 4.

In the past it was AIPAC’s custom not to allow presidential challengers to speak at its conferences, but the board changed the policy subsequent to complaints in 2004 from the campaign of then-Democratic challenger John Kerry.

Also speaking at the conference will be Leon Panetta, the U.S. defense secretary.




Republish This Story

Please read before republishing

We’re happy to make this story available to republish for free under an Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives Creative Commons license as long as you follow our republishing guidelines, which require that you credit Foward and retain our pixel. See our full guidelines for more information.

To republish, copy the HTML, which includes our tracking pixel, all paragraph styles and hyperlinks, the author byline, and credit to Foward. Have questions? Please email us at

We don't support Internet Explorer

Please use Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Edge to view this site.