For almost two years as America’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Haley spoke directly to Republican Jews.
Mitt Romney thumped Newt Gingrich in the Florida Republican primary after a bitter battle in which both men attacked one another with negative advertising.
Florida Republican voted Tuesday after a campaign in which the candidates paid scant attention to the state’s 500,000-strong Jewish community.
Republicans hope that peeling away Jewish support for President Obama could help swing the 2012 election, especially in Florida. That’s going to be tougher if Newt Gingrich is the GOP pick.
The scorched-earth Florida Republican primary gives us a first peek at the state of the Jewish vote in 2012. That’s important for Democrats as well as the GOP.
Miriam Adelson, the Israeli-born wife of billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson, will give $5 million to a “super PAC” supporting Newt Gingrich’s candidacy. What do we know about the wife of one of Israel’s wealthiest men?
At a South Florida rally, GOP contender Rick Santorum’s tough talk on Iran won him rousing applause. Jewish supporters of the former senator are an enthusiastic, if not an overwhelmingly numerous, bunch.
So if there was one overwhelming message out of New Hampshire tonight — after watching the 2nd and 3rd and 4th and 5th runners up pathetically grasping to put a positive spin on their losses (Huntsman: “Third place is a ticket to ride!”) — it was that Mitt Romney is looking pretty inevitable.