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Laurie Kellman

Laurie Kellman is an author at Religion News Service.

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Dissent among Dems postpones action on anti-Semitism measure

By Laurie Kellman — March 7, 2019
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats on Wednesday postponed indefinitely a vote on a resolution condemning anti-Semitism after a contentious meeting in which some new members confronted leaders over their push to rebuke Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota.

Omar’s Israel remarks expose Democrats’ simmering divisions

By Laurie Kellman — March 6, 2019
WASHINGTON (AP) — Provocative comments from Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota have thrust the Democrats into an uncomfortable debate over Israel policy.

Rep. Omar apologizes for tweets on AIPAC’s influence

By Laurie Kellman — February 11, 2019
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Speaker Nancy Pelosi's public rebuke of a freshman representative who helped deliver the Democratic House majority was the latest exposure of an increasingly tense split among Democrats over U.S.-Israeli policy.
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