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Massachusetts delegation divided on Netanyahu speech

Massachusetts' all-Democratic congressional delegation is split over the decision of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to accept an invitation by House Republican leaders to address a joint session of Congress. Two House members — Reps. Katherine Clark and James McGovern — are opting out of attending Tuesday's speech. Sen. Elizabeth Warren also said in a statement to The Boston Globe that she won't attend. McGovern said he is a strong supporter of Israel but called the timing and circumstances of the speech deeply troubling, noting that it comes before an Israeli election and during nuclear negotiations between the U.S. and Iran. "For Speaker...

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