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  • "I would hope, and I would expect, that the Palestinians will do the same thing, but that remains to be seen," Sen. Robert P. Casey Jr., Pennsylvania Democrat, told "Fox News Sunday." "But we're heartened by the news that at least arrests have been made, and the justice system is proceeding."

    Israel says teen murder suspects will be tried →

  • "But one thing about Israel [is] they'll try to investigate, I think, and bring somebody to justice," he told CBS' "Face the Nation." "The other side's not very good at that."

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