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He said Mr. McCain sold out a breakfast with Jewish leaders held before his AIPAC speech yesterday.

The congressman from Virginia said Jewish voters can play a large role in Florida, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Michigan, all of which are considered up for grabs this year, and said the early polls suggest an opening for Mr. McCain.

Last month, the Gallup Poll said its numbers from April showed Mr. Obama with 61 percent support among Jewish voters, 29 percentage points more than Mr. McCain. Mrs. Clinton led Mr. McCain by 39 percentage points.

But Gallup said Mr. Obama’s Jewish support appeared to be holding steady, not declining.