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    US House Votes Against ‘Hateful Expressions of Intolerance’

    Despite a 407-23 congressional vote yesterday to condemn discrimination and bigotry against minorities, Democrats reportedly remain conflicted over how to tackle Rep. lIhan Omar’s recent comments suggesting pro-Israel activists were pushing “for allegiance to a foreign country.” The nearly two-dozen Republicans who voted against the measure cast it as a “sham” attempt by Democrats to avoid singling out one of their own — while failing to explicitly condemn anti-Semitism.

    What’s the bigger issue here for Democrats? As OZY reported recently, the debate over the Jewish state could help decide the party’s 2020 nominee for president.

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