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Ellison In Israel

The Jewish Telegraphic Agency has a story up about House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s trip to the Middle East. The article includes a conversation with Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota, the first Muslim elected to the U.S. Congress.

“I can get behind a foreign policy based on diplomacy and negotiation,” Ellison reportedly told JTA. “Nancy Pelosi is a bold, courageous, visionary leader.”

During his 2006 campaign and as a lawmaker, Ellison has presented himself as staunchly pro-Israel, and disavowed past associations he had with the Nation of Islam.

Does Ellison rule out the use of force against Iran?

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