Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the U.N. on Monday (Sept. 19, 2011). Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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Ari Shapiro

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Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker John Boehner watch as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses lawmakers at the Capitol on Tuesday. Saul Loeb /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice

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