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October 21, 2005
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Forty-nine U.S. lawmakers signed a letter warning the Palestinian Authority to ban Hamas from elections or risk damaging relations with the United States. Rep. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), the chairman of the Democratic caucus, and Rep. Deborah Pryce (R-Ohio), the chairwoman of the Republican Conference, asked colleagues to sign the letter ahead of P.A. President Mahmoud Abbas’ visit Thursday with President Bush.

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