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Netanyahu speech elicits controversy and high demand for tickets
Netanyahu speech elicits controversy and high demand for tickets

Several dozen congressional Democrats won’t be attending Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to Congress on Tuesday. Many more are doing so reluctantly, they say. "I'm going to listen quite respectfully. I'm not going to jump up and down," Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) said this week. Netanyahu will nonetheless speak to a standing-room-only audience in the House chamber Tuesday, a testament to the traditional strength of the U.S.-Israeli alliance but also to the partisan tinderbox that his trip to Washington this week has become. House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) announced in January that he had invited the prime minister...

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