‘I’m Not Letting Some Antisemitic State Senator Scare Me Out of Politics’

Jewish Republican Morgan Ortagus expected to face antisemitism on the campaign trail in Tennessee, but wasn’t prepared for what she encountered. Now she wonders why so many members of her party are staying silent

Ben Samuels
Ben Samuels
Washington
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Ben Samuels
Ben Samuels
Washington

WASHINGTON – Jewish Republican Morgan Ortagus says she expected to encounter antisemitism while running in a congressional primary in Tennessee. She just didn’t think it would be quite so blatant.

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