Is being Jewish a political liability in America’s heartland?


Republican state Auditor Tom Schweich, who committed suicide last week. Photo courtesy of Missouri State Auditor's Office

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ST. LOUIS (RNS) For some, the disadvantages of being a Jewish politician are tangible. And they're amplified for Missouri candidates who must win over rural voters with little exposure to the faith.