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Olmert disclosed existence of long-range missiles in 2008 meeting with US congressmen; expressed desire to weaken Hamas in lead-up to Cast Lead
Netanyahu tells Likud he will demand "real, lasting peace, not peace on paper"; says invitation to speak shows strong alliance between US, Israel.
US House speaker says he'll extend formal invitation for PM to address a joint meeting of US Congress once Congress approves resolution.
Suspect attended similar political event in past; is charged with 1 count of attempted assassination of member of congress, among other crimes.
By JORDANA HORN
US president invites Republican and Democratic leaders of Congress to discuss the economy and the START nuclear-arms treaty with Russia.
By ASSOCIATED PRESS
Republican leader's comments come after party rides wave of voter discontent, conservative outrage to capture House of Representatives.
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