Steny Hoyer is one of 13 Jewish Senators in the 110th Congress. As well, there are 30 Jewish Congressmen/women, making a total of 43 elected Jews. The Jewish population of the USofA is merely 1.3% (2001 stats), and as 90% of American Jews support zionism, one can quickly begin to see some of the reasons behind the current love-in between so-called Israel and the USofA.
Munich council upholds ban on Holocaust 'stumbling stone' memorials (AP)
from the article: Top Democrat: Our policy on Iraq won't imperil Israel, leave chaos