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Mitch Perry Report for 12.4.15 – on Jeb, Ted and Kobe

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First off, I want to wish the best for Brendan McLaughlin, who will be departing as a news anchor at ABC affiliate WFTS in a couple of weeks after 21 years in the market. Like yours truly, Brendan hails from the San Francisco Bay Area (Marin County, actually, I believe). Folks, there ain’t that many of us in Tampa Bay, much less Florida. I wish him the best in his future endeavors. The latest CNN/ORC national poll of GOP candidates has Jeb…

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Donald Trump irks Jewish donors with comments on Mideast peace

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The Jewish donors gathered Thursday had two demands of the Republican presidential candidates who’d come to speak to them: unambiguous support for Israel and respect. Donald Trump seemed to fail at both. The party’s 2016 front-runner openly questioned Israel’s commitment to the Mideast peace process in his remarks to the Republican Jewish Coalition, echoing comments he made the night before in an interview with The Associated Press. He drew boos after refusing to endorse Jerusalem as the nation’s undivided capital.…

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Marco Rubio plans major speech on Israel to Jewish group

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U.S. Senate candidate Marco Rubio plans a major foreign policy speech Thursday about Israel. He speaks before a gathering of the Republican Jewish Coalition, meeting in Palm Beach County. Republicans have been attempting to fracture the longtime alliance between Jewish voters and the Democratic Party. Jewish Republicans have stepped up those efforts as they argue that President Barack Obama isn’t sufficiently supportive of Israel. Rubio offered a preview in an interview with the conservative website Newsmax. The former Florida House…

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