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Powell Defends Hagel On 'Jewish Lobby' Quip

01/14/2013

Former secretary of state Colin Powell defended the nomination of Chuck Hagel to head the Pentagon on Sunday, downplaying some of the controversial remarks attributed to the former Nebraska senator.

That includes Hagel’s quip that members of Congress were intimidated by “a Jewish lobby” on Capitol Hill.

Powell: Hagel should write 'Israel lobby' on blackboard 100 times.

Powell Defends Hagel On 'Jewish Lobby' Quip

01/14/2013

 

Former secretary of state Colin Powell defended the nomination of Chuck Hagel to head the Pentagon on Sunday, downplaying some of the controversial remarks attributed to the former Nebraska senator.

That includes Hagel’s quip that members of Congress were intimidated by “a Jewish lobby” on Capitol Hill.

Powell: Hagel should write 'Israel lobby' on blackboard 100 times.

Cantor Endorses Romney, Says He Won't be Running Mate

03/04/2012
Assistant Managing Editor

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor endorsed former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney for president during an appearance on NBC's Meet The Press on Sunday.

"He's the only one in the race who knows how to create jobs," said Cantor, the only Jewish Republican in Congress, who had been neutral in the contentious primary until now. "He is by far the right man for this historic election and the only one in the race who has put forward these kind of solutions and I believe he can beat Barack Obama."

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