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Democrat’s Latest Pro-Israel Appeal Draws Friendly Fire

Ever since his vote last September for the Iran nuclear deal, Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) has bent over backwards to demonstrate his fervent support for the state of Israel through a variety of press releases, public speeches, personal meetings with Israeli leaders, and direct overtures to pro-Israel lobbyists.

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Top Republicans Are Uneasy About Saudi 9/11 Bill

A handful of top Republicans in Congress expressed skepticism Tuesday about a Senate bill that would let U.S. citizens sue Saudi Arabia over the 9/11 attacks -- a positive sign for White House efforts to derail the legislation ahead of President Barack Obama’s trip to Riyadh this week.

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Supreme Court Could Hand Obama Stinging Immigration Loss

The Supreme Court seems primed to strike down Obama's executive action on immigration.

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Senators Slam NATO ‘Free-Riders’ in Closed-Door Meeting With Secretary General

Donald Trump has spent much of his campaign deriding NATO allies for “ripping off” the American taxpayer and failing to contribute to the world’s most powerful military alliance. But on Wednesday, his fellow Republicans joined the chorus during a closed-door meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Capitol Hill, according to sources inside the room.

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