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November 29, 2001
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An aide to a Georgia congresswoman says pro-Israel lawmakers have a “conflict of interest” in supporting the United States and Israel. Raeed Tayeh, legislative assistant for Rep. Cynthia McKinney (D-Ga.), wrote in a letter to a Capitol Hill newspaper that he was disturbed that lawmakers “care more about Israel than human rights and American values,” and said President Bush took a “courageous step” in recognizing Arab rights to “stolen Palestinian land.”

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