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Mitt's campaign Jewish, Catholic, Polish voter targeting drive

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WASHINGTON--Following a trip to England, Israel and Poland, the Mitt Romney team is stepping up organizing Jewish, Polish and Catholic voters. The campaign has been targeting voter segments for some time; the latest is announcing "leaders" and "liasions" to the campaign--all Republicans, no surprise. The names include Dr. Michael Menis, the chair of the Chicago chapter of the Republican Jewish Coalition and six former GOP U.S. Ambassadors to the Vatican.


Romney Polish outreach leaders:

Honorary Chairmen

Tim Pawlenty, Former Governor Of Minnesota
Senator Lisa Murkowski
Congressman Dan Benishek

National Advisory Board

Former Majority Leader Rocky Raczkowski, Michigan State House
Stanley Grot
Ambassador Aldona Wos
Ian Brzezinski
Lt. General Ed Rowny, Retired
State Senator George Maziarz, New York
Steve Biegun
Blaise Misztal


Jewish Americans for Romney coalition


Congressman Eric Cantor (R-VA)

Former Governor Linda Lingle (R-HI)

Former Senator Norm Coleman (R-MN)

Former Senator Rudy Boschwitz (R-MN)

Adam Hasner, Florida

National Advisory Board

Evan Feigenbaum

Tevi Troy

Dan Senor

Dov Zakheim

Roger Zakheim

Eliot Cohen

Ambassador Eric Edelman

Ambassador Mitchell Reiss

Aaron Friedberg

Leon Aron

Phil Rosen

Sander Gerber

Lew Eisenberg

Eric Tanenblatt

Nick Muzin

Jeremy Katz

Barry Mannis

Ben Ginsberg

Victor Chaltiel

Fred Zeidman

Bruce Bialosky

Richard Heideman

Hon. Phyllis Greenberg Heideman

Ambassador Ned Siegel

Ambassador Mel Sembler

Stanley Tate

Ted Cutler

Ambassador Sam Fox

Bobby Schostak

Alan Kaufman

Ed Levy

Jay and Ann Davis

Marty Kogon

David Flaum

Cheryl Halpern

Reuven Hahn

Steve Friedman

Michael Menis

Ambassador Cliff Sobel

National Co-Chairs, Catholics for Romney

Frank Shakespeare (U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See 1986-1989)

Tom Melady (U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See 1989-1993)

Ray Flynn (U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See 1993-1997)

Jim Nicholson (U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See 2001-2005)

Francis Rooney (U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See 2005-2008)

Mary Ann Glendon (U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See 2008-2009)

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