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Bernie Sanders moves toward a fight over Israel, forcing Hillary Clinton to navigate a splintered party

Bernie Sanders moves toward a fight over Israel, forcing Hillary Clinton to navigate a splintered party

Sen. Bernie Sanders has begun pushing the Democratic Party toward a platform fight over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, a departure from his core focus on domestic economic issues that would put pressure on Hillary Clinton to handle a growing divide within her party. 

The Democratic Party has long had a policy of support for Israel and its government, but consensus on that subject has frayed in recent years.

Four years ago, the floor of the Democratic National Convention erupted into boos after delegates, acting at the behest of President Obama, restored

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