Before Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas’ recent visit to Washington, 34 House members sent a letter to President Bush urging him to ask Abbas to take action against anti-Israel incitement by the PA. Citing a recent inflammatory sermon on state-run Palestinian television, these members, led by Reps. CHRIS VAN HOLLEN (D-MD) and HENRY WAXMAN (D-CA), outlined steps that Abbas must take to end incitement. •NER•