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November 12, 1993 - Image 24

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1993-11-12

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Run Lana, Run

Is Michigan ready for two Jewish senators
one being a woman?

Washington representative for
the Council of Jewish Federa-
tions, is not concerned about the
state's ability to handle a
woman or two Jewish senators.
tics.
"If we can handle Barbara
In 1992, California voters
Boxer and Dianne Feinstein,
beat the old stereotypical odds
we can handle anyone," Mr.
and sent two Jewish women —
Talisman said. "These are two
Barbara Boxer and Dianne Fe-
astonishing people, and they
instein — to Washington to
have really set the pace.
serve in the U.S. Senate.
"It is a wonderful sign for all
"Everyone said no one is ever
of us that these (religion and
going to elect two Jewish
gender) have not even been is-
women senators, and it hap-
sues," he said.
pened," says Naomi Gottlieb,
Ms. Pollack, a state senator
who moved to Michigan from
since 1982, hopes to join Ms.
California to become treasurer
Boxer, Ms. Feinstein, Mr. Levin
of the U.S. Senate campaign for
— and a host of others in Wash-
Lana Pollack, D-Ann Arbor. "If
ington in 1994. The other Jew-
California has two, I don't see
ish women represented in the
any reason why Michigan
U.S. Congress are freshman
can't."
members Jane Harman, D-Ma-
If Ms. Pollack wins the Au-
rina del Rey, Calif., Lynn
gust primary and goes on to vic-
Schenk, D-San Diego and Mar-
tory next November, she will
jorie Margolies-Mezvinsky, D-
become the eighth woman in
Philadelphia.
the U.S. Senate,
Though the
and Michigan
race for U.S.
would be the
Senate is early,
third state to
Ms. Pollack
elect two Jewish
has the advan-
senators. (Michi-
tage of a
gan's other Jew-
healthy head
ish senator is
start. She has
Democrat Carl
been in the pri-
Levin.) Wiscon-
mary race con-
sin is represent-
sistently for
ed by Democrats
months, never
Herb Kohl and
buckling to
Russ Feingold.
pressure from
"Americans
those who
choosing
are
questioned
who
leaders
why she would
share their con-
oppose Donald
cerns, and they
Riegle Jr., the
are basing their
state's senior
choices on a can- The candidate: Lana Pollack.
senator who has supported her
didate's intelligence, integrity
in the past.
and courage to work for real
Macomb County Prosecutor
change," Ms. Pollack said. "Re-
Carl Marlinga made an early
cent state and city elections
entry into the race. But he
across the country have shown
backed off, for fear he could not
that voters consistently elect
beat Sen. Riegle. When Mr.
leaders regardless of their race,
Riegle recently announced he
gender or religion.
would retire, Mr. Marlinga re-
"Among the field of prospec-
entered the race.
tive (Democratic) candidates, I
Other Democrats, like U.S.
am the only one whose record
Rep. Bob Carr, Michigan State
of accomplishment shows a con-
University Chairman of the
sistent commitment to the
Board of Trustees Joel Fergu-
kitchen-table concerns of Michi-
son and former U.S. Rep.
gan families: fair wages, good
William Brodhead are consid-
schools, a clean environment
ering making bids. And no one
and our right to privacy on fam-
knows for sure whether former
ily matters. Michigan voters
Gov. Jim Blanchard will leave
will make their decisions on the
his post as ambassador to
issues — not on gender."
Canada to run for the open
Mark Talisman, former

p

erhaps 1992 wasn't just
the year of the woman. It
also was the year of the
Jewish woman in poli-

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