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August 18, 2013

U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., the first Muslim elected to Congress and co-chairman of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, speaks during a news conference in Cairo. Members of Congress are split over whether the U.S. should cut off military aid to Egypt, highlighting the difficult choices facing the Obama administration amid spiraling violence on the streets of an important Middle East ally. Ellison split with the president to say he would cut off aid to Egypt.