Key Constituency: President Obama’s Jewish supporters are pushing back hard against Republican attacks that he is soft on Israel. Polls say support has dipped in the key Democratic constituency.
By Nathan Guttman
Published October 05, 2011, issue of October 14, 2011.Washington — For the past three months, a group of President Obama’s Jewish supporters has been getting together for a weekly conference call to discuss strategy. The group, includes, among others, former White House adviser David Axelrod, Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz, former Congress members Robert Wexler and Mel Levine, Chicago Jewish activist and attorney Alan Solow, and mega-donor Penny Pritzker.
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