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  9/14/2011, Elul 15, 5771

Obama Loses ‘PA Referendum’ in NY Election

Republican Bob Turner won an upset in New York’s strongly Democratic and Jewish ninth district Tuesday in a special election that focused on Obama’s views of Israel. The seat was vacated by Democrat Anthony Weiner, who was forced to resign earlier this year after it was discovered he sent indecent pictures via social networks.