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Marco Rubio announces cross-party Jewish leadership Team

The campaign of Sen. Marco Rubio (R – Florida) is set to announce on Thursday its “Jewish Leadership Coalition,” a group of 150 Republican and Democratic Jewish community leaders supporting the Florida senator’s re-election bid, according to a list obtained by Jewish Insider.

Podesta emails: Saban urged Clinton to do more to get Jewish votes

Haim Saban, a staunch supporter of both President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, urged the former Secretary of State distance herself from the president on Israel out of concern that Marco Rubio – seen at the time as a favorite to emerge as the Republican nominee – would get a greater share of the Jewish vote in battleground states, newly released emails show.

J Street cautions Schumer on Iran deal

J Street, likely to emerge after the 2016 election as a major force within the Democratic Party, is expecting from Senator Chuck Schumer to fall in line with supporters of the Iranian nuclear deal once he assumes leadership of the Democratic Caucus in the U.S. Senate.

Biden to receive the WJC Herzl Award in November

Vice President Joe Biden is expected to address a pro-Israel gathering and be honored for his longstanding support for Israel a day after Americans would have chosen President Barack Obama’s successor.


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