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Israel-Hamas war roils congressional race outside New York City, testing Democrats in pivotal clash

Posted on AllSides June 13th, 2024
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TARRYTOWN, N.Y. – The war between Israel and Hamas is roiling a congressional primary election between two Democrats in New York, reflecting a divide that has splintered the party nationally since the conflict began last year. U.S. Rep. Jamaal Bowman, one of several House liberals who have questioned the Biden administration's vigorous support for Israel's response to the Oct. 7 attack by Hamas on civilians in southern Israel, is facing a tough challenge from centrist George Latimer, a top county official who entered the race with the backing of Jewish...

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