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July 17, 1998
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Trips to Israel that are paid by an affiliate of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee for members and staff of the U.S. House and Senate ranked in the top five all-expenses-paid overseas missions last year, according to a study by the Center for Responsive Politics. AIPAC, the pro-Israel lobby, has defended its free Israel trips in the face of criticism from campaign-watchdog groups as legitimate fact-finding missions.

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