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Democrats critical of Israel facing challenges

The House voted on Tuesday to censure Rep. Rashida Tlaib, a Democrat from Michigan and the only Palestinian American in Congress, over her comments about Israel. Meanwhile, other Democrats who have been critical of Israel, including Reps. Jamaal Bowman of New York, Cori Bush of Missouri, Summer Lee of Pennsylvania and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, are facing new political challenges in their home districts. Josh Kraushaar, the editor-in-chief of Jewish Insider and a senior political contributor at Axios, joined CBS News to discuss.


Jamaal Bowman on historic primary victory

Official results for New York's primary elections lagged for weeks because of delays in counting absentee ballots. Jamaal Bowman didn't have to wait long to celebrate though, given his dominant victory over House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot Engel in the Democratic primary for New York's 16th Congressional District. Bowman joined CBSN to talk about voting rights, schools and what he plans to do as a progressive in Congress.


Tlaib and Omar address Israel controversy

In a press conference on Monday, freshmen Democratic congresswomen Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, addressed the Israeli government's decision to bar them from entering the country. The interior minister later lifted some travel restrictions for congresswoman Tlaib, permitting her to visit her grandmother in the West Bank. CBS News correspondent Adriana Diaz asked Tlaib why she ultimately canceled the trip. Diaz joined CBSN to discuss the latest.


Politics week in review: "The Squad"; Trump & Greenland

President Trump's battle against members of the so-called "Squad" of Democrats reached the international stage this week. On Thursday, Israel barred Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from visiting the country after a tweet from Mr. Trump. Meanwhile, a White House economic adviser confirmed rumors that Mr. Trump is eyeing the island of Greenland for his next real estate venture. The Wall Street Journal congressional reporter Natalie Andrews joins CBSN with a look at the top headlines this week.

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