CONGRESS NOW THINKS TWICE ABOUT M.E. PEACE AID
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- Congress has stepped off the Middle East peace train. Elections are only days away, but many House and Senate members aresaying that the current violence in the Middle East has torpedoed chancesfor approval of a proposed multi-billion dollar U.S. aid package to cementregional peace. They said were urged to consider such a package by theClinton administration and Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak.