Politico’s Steve Friess has a fascinating story online today about the longstanding personal feud between two of Nevada’s “most prominent Jewish figures,” hotelier Sheldon Adelson and Rep. Shelley Berkley, who’s running for the Senate seat being vacated by Republican family-values guy John Ensign. It’s a gripping look at how Adelson operates — the intensity and relentlessness of his personal grudges, his obsessive hatred of unions and Democrats and the lengths to which he’s willing to go to get his way.
JEWISH VOTE 2012: Jews may not back Barack Obama as overwhelmingly as in 2008. Then again, his support will likely weaken among younger voters and independents, too.
JEWISH VOTE 2012: The Jewish vote is still heavily Democratic. But growing numbers of Orthodox voters and those who strongly support Israel may tilt more to the GOP.