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September 13, 2006
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A U.S. senator called on President Bush to stop using the term “Islamic fascism,” saying it harmed the war on terrorism. “We must avoid using misleading and offensive terms that link Islam to those who subvert this great religion or who distort its teachings to justify terrorist activity,” Sen. Russell Feingold (D-Wis.), who is Jewish and bidding for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2008, said Tuesday to applause from an Arab American Institute delegation.

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