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In Las Vegas, GOP candidates court Jewish donors by supporting Israel
In Las Vegas, GOP candidates court Jewish donors by supporting Israel

The mission on Saturday was simple: Appeal to some of the wealthiest Republican Jewish donors in the country. The method was direct: Heap lavish praise on Israel, with an ample serving of disparagement for President Obama. And so they did -- two GOP presidential hopefuls, a third possible White House contender and an Ohio senator facing a potentially tough reelection fight back home. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz: "Sadly, the American friendship and alliance with Israel has never been more imperiled than it is right now today under this administration." Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry: "Ignoring the lessons of history, our president aims to sign an agreement with a nation that is the...

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