How could you overlook Mark Kirk? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • CB
    • 04.11.10 | 01:38 (IST)

    New Illinois Senator Mark Kirk, though not Jewish, was financially supported more strongly by the Israel lobby than any other candidate for Congress in this election and he is a fresh face that the lobby will undoubtedly be pushing for the presidency. He has a love for things military to boot (more weapons on the way to Israel soon!) and a 100% participation rate on letters and resolutions intended to defeat the executive branch in any disagreements it has had with Israel. This is a HUGE win for the Israel lobby - for the struggling people of Illinois and the American people, not so much.

    from the article: U.S. midterms: AIPAC lauds re-election of pro-Israel stalwarts
    First published 17:23 03.11.10 | Last updated 19:47 03.11.10
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