Democrats Walk a Fine Line After Netanyahu's Speech

Party leaders' disdain for the Israeli leader makes messaging difficult.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chairs the weekly cabinet meeting at his Jerusalem office on February 8, 2015.

Photographer: Sebastian Scheiner/AFP/Getty Images

Democratic politicians with large Jewish constituencies scrambled after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech before Congress, seeking to praise the address as best they could while tiptoeing around their party's broader critical message. 

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