UPDATE: Haaretz reports that Helen Thomas award ceremony may lead to censure by U.S. Congress

http://www.haaretz.com/blogs/diplomania/congressmen-to-abbas-medal-awarded-to-helen-thomas-may-damage-u-s-assistance-to-pa-1.423563

The award given to controversial journalist Helen Thomas by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has sparked anger not only in Israel, but in the U.S. Congress as well. Two senior Congressmen sent Abbas a letter denouncing the award and hinting that such a move may hurt U.S. assistance to the PA.

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