Remember the Senate race that was no-holds-barred in Minnesota? But somehow Al Franken and Norman Coleman didn’t fight over Gaza? No they got together on it. And now Harold Ford Jr. is thinking of running for Senate in New York against Kirsten Gillibrand and of course he’s going to separate himself from her on any issue he can, except this one. And now from the Jewish Advocate in Massachusetts:
On one issue Senate hopefuls agree: Israel
[Dem Martha] Coakley stresses her record, [Republican Scott] Brown his passion at Jewish forum
By Kenneth H. Kaplan
I always say here, that Lincoln helped start the Republican Party in the 1850s because the existing parties, Whigs and Democrats, were engaged in what he called a "conspiracy" to support slavery.