12/07/2011 10:25 EST | Updated 02/06/2012 05:12 EST

Candidates assemble in Washington to speak to Republican Jewish Coalition, answer Obama

WASHINGTON - All but one of the Republican candidates in the party's chaotic race for the presidential nomination will speak in a forum in the U.S. capital Wednesday sponsored by the Republican Jewish Coalition.

The speeches also will give the candidates an opportunity to respond to President Barack Obama's sweeping indictment Tuesday of economic inequality in the U.S.