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Israel's Labor Party quietly hemorrhages support

Despite the legal scandals facing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the Labor Party has taken a nosedive in the polls as possible early elections loom.
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Labor Chairman Avi Gabbay is currently visiting Washington on the occasion of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee’s (AIPAC) annual conference. Gabbay’s tweet, directly from Capitol Hill, could not have better demonstrated the difference between his peaceful sojourn in Washington and the warfare waiting for him in Israel.

Gabbay tweeted about a successful meeting he held with Sen. Dick Durban, the Democratic whip from Illinois. “An important meeting for continued cooperation with the Democratic delegate for support for Israel,” Gabbay wrote, attaching a photo of the two in the midst of conversation. The tweet was one of a series of updates from his diplomatic tour in Washington that included a speech at AIPAC, meetings with decision-makers and interviews, but the hemorrhaging Labor Party he will return to will soon snap him back to reality.

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