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Israeli Settlements

Huckabee hunts for funds, support in Israeli West Bank settlement

Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee is seeking funds and support in a community the U.S. and virtually every other country in the world condemns as an impediment to peace. The former Arkansas governor and Fox News commentator held a fundraising event Tuesday in the Israeli settlement of Shilo, deep in the heart of the West Bank between the Palestinian cities of Ramallah and Nablus. Speaking to journalists in Jerusalem on Wednesday, Huckabee was unapologetic about his visit. "I wasn't in the least hesitant to go to Shilo, in part because 3,500 years ago it was the capital of Israel, it was the seat of the Tabernacle, it is a place of great connection to the history...

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