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Staten Island Democratic Rep. Michael McMahon was on the defensive and dismissed a campaign staffer after Republican activists and others reacted to issuance of a list of donors to his opponent's campaign with the title "Jewish money."

SI Advance's Tom Wrobleski reports the story here.

More will be heard on this as the weekend progresses.

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Here's a response from the Anti-Defamation League of B'Nai Brith regarding the flap.