Senate fails to override Trump veto of war powers resolution

US Senate fails to override President Donald Trump's veto of measure that would have limited his power to attack Iran.Ben Ariel, 5/8/2020, 3:22 AM

Senate confirms hasidic Jew as Treasury assistant secretary

Mitchell Allen Silk becomes first hasidic Jew confirmed to senior administration position by the US Senate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/22/2020, 7:27 PM

Senate passes $2 trillion coronavirus package

Massive stimulus package passed by Senate by a majority of 96-0 and will now be passed to the House of Representatives.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2020, 6:10 AM

Senate votes to rein in Trump on Iran

Eight Senate Republicans vote with Democrats on resolution to rein in President Trump's ability to take military action against Iran.Ben Ariel, 2/13/2020, 11:26 PM

Impeachment: Senate expected to acquit Trump next week

US Senate votes down motion to bring additional witnesses, documents, paving the way for Pres. Trump's acquittal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/1/2020, 9:42 PM

Trump’s lawyers urge 'swift' rejection of impeachment charges

US President's lawyers file brief urging the Senate to reject the impeachment charges against him.Ben Ariel, 1/21/2020, 2:03 AM

Trump’s Senate impeachment trial begins

Senate conducts ceremonial functions of the impeachment trial before actual arguments get underway next Tuesday.Ben Ariel, 1/17/2020, 1:09 AM

Articles of impeachment delivered to Senate

Articles of impeachment expected to be formally read to the Senate on Thursday, trial scheduled to open next Tuesday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/16/2020, 3:05 AM

Impeachment trial against Trump to begin next week

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says Senate will begin debating an organizing resolution to start impeachment trial next Tuesday.Ben Ariel, 1/14/2020, 11:57 PM

US senators introduce bill to provide $3.3 billion to Israel

The legislation, co-sponsored by Marco Rubio and Chris Coons, would codify 2016 Memorandum of Understanding into low.Elad Benari, 1/10/2020, 12:03 AM

Bolton willing to testify in impeachment trial if subpoenaed

Former White House national security adviser willing to testify, if he is subpoenaed, in the Senate's impeachment trial of President Trump.Ben Ariel, 1/7/2020, 6:43 AM

Pelosi’s impeachment cloud is “Clear and Present Danger”

House Speaker Pelosi's faiure to promptly deliver the alleged Articles of Impeachment to the Senate creates a dangerous cloud of uncertainty over the office of the Commander in Chief. Mark Langfan, 12/22/2019, 10:00 AM

State Department rejects Senate recognition of Armenian genocide

"The position of the Administration has not changed," says State Dept. after Senate recognizes mass killings of Armenians as genocide.Elad Benari, 12/18/2019, 5:34 AM

Senate passes resolution recognizing Armenian genocide

Senate unanimously passes resolution that recognizes as a genocide the mass killings of Armenians a century ago.Ben Ariel, 12/12/2019, 11:38 PM

Senate committee approves Turkey sanctions bill

Senate Foreign Relations Committee passes legislation to impose sanctions on Turkey over S-400 purchase.Ben Ariel, 12/12/2019, 6:20 AM

White House: Trump wants Senate trial

White House spokesman says Senate is the only place where Trump would receive due process.Ben Ariel, 11/22/2019, 3:39 AM

Senate Majority Leader: Can't see us removing Trump

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he can't see any scenario in which the Senate votes to remove Trump from office.Ben Ariel, 11/19/2019, 6:38 AM

Senate to pass resolution recognizing Kristallnacht?

Senate to vote on Kristallnacht memorial resolution condemning anti-Semitism.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 11/9/2019, 7:43 PM

Live: Senate hearing on 'Threats to the Homeland'

Senate Homeland Security Committee holds a hearing on "Threats to the Homeland.", 11/5/2019, 9:36 PM

Senate candidate: 'Israeli lobby' controls Republican party

Jason Lewis, candidate for Senate in Minnesota, accused Republicans of ‘dual loyalty’ to Israel.Marcy Oster, JTA, 9/23/2019, 9:04 AM

US Senate confirms Kelly Craft as UN ambassador

Senate votes 56-34 to confirm Kelly Craft to replace Nikki Haley.Ben Ariel, 8/1/2019, 1:05 AM

Senate fails to override Trump's veto on arms sales to Saudis

US Senate fails to override Trump's vetoes of resolutions blocking his arms deal with Saudi Arabia.Ben Ariel, 7/30/2019, 2:06 AM

Senate legislation would help care for Holocaust survivors

Bipartisan bill introduced in Senate to prioritize health, nutrition services for Holocaust survivors so they can live in their own homes.Marcy Oster/JTA, 7/24/2019, 5:53 PM

Senate confirms Mark Esper as Defense Secretary

Senate votes to confirm Trump's pick for secretary of defense, Mark Esper, by majority of 90 to 8.Ben Ariel, 7/24/2019, 12:01 AM

Senate passes bipartisan resolution condemning anti-Semitism

Senate unanimously passes resolution by Senators Ted Cruz and Tim Kaine condemning all forms of anti-Semitism.Ben Ariel, 6/14/2019, 4:20 AM

Will the US reinstate funding for 'peace dialogue?'

AIPAC and J Street support bipartisan effort to restore funds for Israeli-Palestinian peace dialogue.Ron Kampeas, JTA, & Arutz 7, 6/7/2019, 9:29 AM

US senators against Judea and Samaria annexation

Democratic senators submit resolution that openly opposes Israeli annexation of parts of Judea and Samaria.Ben Ariel, 6/6/2019, 11:42 PM

Republican senators push for protections for Israeli Americans

GOP lawmakers introduce bill to recognize Israeli-Americans as group protected from discrimination.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 4/8/2019, 7:29 AM

Republicans to introduce two bills against anti-Semitism

Senate Republicans set to introduce two bills that oppose anti-Semitism in wake of controversy surrounding Rep. Ilhan Omar.Ben Ariel, 3/26/2019, 6:52 AM

Senate votes to end support for Saudis in Yemen

Despite Trump's objection, Senate votes to end support for the Saudi Arabian-led war effort in Yemen.Ben Ariel, 3/14/2019, 3:03 AM

Senate approves bill including anti-BDS measures, aid to Israel

Senate approves by 77-23 majority a bill that codifies defense assistance to Israel and provides legal cover to states that target BDS.Elad Benari, 2/6/2019, 1:05 AM

Senate breaks with Trump on Syria

Republican-led Senate approves symbolic legislation opposing abrupt withdrawal of troops from Syria and Afghanistan.Ben Ariel, 2/5/2019, 3:12 AM

Senate opposes withdrawal from Syria and Afghanistan

Republican-led Senate advances largely symbolic legislation opposing plans for any abrupt withdrawal of troops from Syria and Afghanistan.Ben Ariel, 2/1/2019, 2:16 AM

Senate advances aid to Israel, anti-BDS legislation

US Senate advances bill that codifies assistance for Israel and protects states that ban BDS and which was blocked by Democrats earlier.Elad Benari, 1/29/2019, 3:13 AM

'Boycott the boycotters'

Israel's UN ambassador welcomes Senate bill that affirms the right of states to enact anti-BDS laws.Nitsan Keidar, 1/9/2019, 12:04 AM

Senate calls to end US support for war in Yemen

Amid tensions over Khashoggi murder, US Senate approves resolution to end support for Saudi-led war in Yemen.Ben Ariel, 12/14/2018, 5:06 AM

A bipartisan opportunity for Congress?

The midterm elections exposed deep divides in American society along racial, gender and geographical lines. Can the parties get above them?NPR, 11/8/2018, 4:16 AM

The critical November 2018 mid-term US election

After the elections, will Trump be a coattail – or an anchor chained – President?Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger , 11/4/2018, 10:09 PM

'Republican enthusiasm even greater now than in 2016'

'I'm optimistic.' Marc Zell, chief of Republicans Overseas Israel, says GOP poised to expand majority in Senate, could keep House.Eliran Aharon, 11/4/2018, 7:45 PM

Senate approves sanctions against use of human shields

Bill by Senators Ted Cruz and Joe Donnelly sanctions those who use human shields, including Hamas and Hezbollah.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/13/2018, 12:06 AM

Dems got their wish — wimpy Jeff Flake

They needed a softie, a man who cries easily, a girly-boy, a patsy, a Republican with no guts, no loyalty, a Trudeau look-alike and sound-like, to switch sides. Jack Engelhard, 10/2/2018, 6:09 AM

Senate advances Kavanaugh nomination

Senate Judiciary Committee votes to advance Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/28/2018, 9:09 PM

Feinstein refers Kavanaugh high school investigation to FBI

Sen. Dianne Feinstein reveals anonymous allegations against Trump Supreme Court nominee just before confirmation vote.Gary Willig, 9/14/2018, 11:40 AM

Sheldon Adelson gives $25 million to Republican-aligned group

In bid to preserve Senate majority, Jewish philanthropist funds PAC in effort to stave off Democratic gains in upcoming midterms.JTA and Mordechai Sones, 8/22/2018, 2:43 AM

How to hack a voting machine in less than two minutes

Rachel Tobac reports from DefCon hacking conference how easy it is to break into voting machines in 18 states used in Senate elections.Mordechai Sones, 8/14/2018, 7:37 PM

U.S. lawmakers urged to back bill calling out Hamas, Hezbollah

AIPAC and ADL are urging lawmakers to co-sponsor Senate bill targeting Hezbollah and Hamas for using human shields.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 8/11/2018, 1:51 AM

Senate solidifies aid package for Israel

Senate approves measure that codifies $38 billion defense aid package for Israel into law.Elad Benari, 8/3/2018, 5:35 AM

'Senate will confirm Trump's Supreme Court pick before midterms'

Despite Democratic opposition, Senate leader confident nomination will pass this summer.David Rosenberg, 7/16/2018, 9:01 AM

Senate approves founder of Jewish org for top civil rights post

Kenneth Marcus, who backed including some extreme anti-Israel rhetoric in definition of anti-Semitism, approved over Democratic opposition.JTA, 6/7/2018, 10:57 PM

Senate confirms Gina Haspel as CIA chief

Senate votes 54-45 to confirm Gina Haspel as CIA Director, replacing Mike Pompeo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2018, 11:37 PM

Senate panel approves Pompeo nomination for Secretary of State

Senate panel votes to give CIA Director favorable recommendation that puts him on course to be confirmed as Secretary of State.Ben Ariel, 4/24/2018, 2:07 AM

Senator McCain in 'stable condition' following surgery

John McCain, diagnosed with cancer in 2017, underwent surgery to treat intestinal infection, said to be in 'stable condition'.David Rosenberg, 4/17/2018, 11:49 AM

Senate gives final approval to Taylor Force Act

Senate approves bill cutting funding to the PA if it continues to pay terrorists and their families.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/23/2018, 9:04 PM

Senate expected to approve Taylor Force Act this week

Senate expected to pass Taylor Force Act which would cut funding to the PA if it continues to pay terrorists.Elad Benari, 3/22/2018, 1:12 AM

Soldier who leaked info to WikiLeaks to run for Senate

Chelsea Manning, formerly known as Bradley Manning, to challenge Ben Cardin for seat in Maryland Senate.Ben Ariel, 1/15/2018, 4:43 AM

Senate committee advances Holocaust restitution bill

Senate committee advances bill to aid Holocaust survivors in obtaining restitution or return of assets.JTA, 12/7/2017, 2:32 PM

2 more women accuse Senator Al Franken of sexual harassment

After senator refuses to resign, new accusations bring the total number of women charging Minnesota Democrat with sexual abuse to six.JTA, 11/30/2017, 8:31 PM