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  Shvat 23, 5768 , 30/01/08

Hillary Clinton Thanks Jewish Legislator for Victory

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton opened up her victory speech in the Florida primaries Tuesday by thanking a Jewish legislator for helping her win. Florida Democratic Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman raised millions of dollars for the Clinton campaign.

She defeated Senator Barack Obama, giving her a big boost in the race following his victory in South Carolina. He has been the victim of a massive e-mail campaign which falsely accused him of being a Muslim who would bring Bin Laden to the White House if he were to win the general elections in November.

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who is very popular among Jews, lost the Republican primaries to Senator John McCain.

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