Florida Primary

Gingrich ‘Baggage’ Loaded For Florida GOP Jews

Character questions key to many seniors as Romney romps.

01/31/2012
Staff Writer

Delray Beach, Fla. — In the heart of Jewish South Florida — Boca Raton — on the eve of the crucial Florida primary, Audrey Atlas was channeling Republican voters everywhere.

A former Democrat who admits she has become more conservative in recent years, Atlas, 70, is so fed up with President Barack Obama (“he’s too left wing”) that she switched her party affiliation in December in order to vote in Tuesday’s Republican-only primary.

Mitt Romney, left, and Newt Gingrich at recent debate. getty images
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