Note Congressman Baird is retiring. It seems only a representative in such a position is bold enough to speak humanely and reasonably on matters concerning Israel. This is still the sad and craven state of our Congress today. They know better (the few enlightened anyway) but are so ridden with the fear of AIPAC's wrath that they remain silent to Palestinian suffering and pass pro forma resolutions on Israel.
Iranian parliamentary panel gives conditional nod to nuke deal (Reuters)
from the article: U.S. congressman: U.S. should break Israel`s blockade of Gaza