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Lieberman Predicts Record Jewish Vote for Republicans

By Brett Lieberman

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Republicans will garner more support from the Jewish community than at any time since the Great Depression – surpassing the 39 percent of the Jewish vote that Ronald Reagan won in 1980, U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman, D-Conn., is predicting.

The 2000 Democratic vice presidential nominee who was on Republican John McCain’s shortlist for this year’s GOP ticket, made the prediction during a recent rally with Republican candidates in suburban Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Jewish Exponent reports.


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Aaron in NYC Mon. Oct 6, 2008

Unfortunately I believe Sen. Lieberman may be right. The problem that I have is that it if true it will be carried more on closely held bigoted ideology than on the character and ideas of either candidate.

ralph bernstein Sun. Oct 5, 2008

He can predict all he wants, but when his caididate loses and the new Congress, namely the Senate, gets more then the current 49 Democratic Senators, Joe will be "toast" and put to pasture. I believe he will be stripped of all of his committee assignments that were given to him by the current Demodratic Caucus and he will corss the aisle to serve out his term in the solitude of the Repub side of the Senate!

Dena Silver Thu. Oct 9, 2008

If true, it's a sad comment on the Jewish community.




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