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McCain Does Not Support Senate Resolution on Syria

Senator McCain says he does not support the latest Senate resolution on military force against Syria "in its current form."Elad Benari, Canada, 9/4/2013, 8:03 PM

Senate Committee May Vote Wednesday on Syria Strike

Senators reportedly reach an agreement on a resolution for military force in Syria. Vote expected Wednesday.Elad Benari, 9/4/2013, 3:45 AM

Senate Confirms Power as UN Ambassador

More than 70 senators vote in favor of Samantha Power, who said in 2002 she would allocate aid to "Palestine" instead of Israel.Elad Benari, 8/2/2013, 3:15 AM

Senate Unanimously Backs Pro-Israel Resolution

Senate unanimously backs a resolution which stipulates that the U.S. will assist Israel in an attack against Iran.Elad Benari, 5/23/2013, 4:43 AM

Senate Committee Approves Legislation to Arm Syrian Rebels

A key Senate committee approves legislation that calls for the U.S. to provide small arms to moderate rebels fighting Assad.Elad Benari, 5/22/2013, 4:44 AM

US Senate Likely to Pass New Pro-Israel Resolution

Senate majority leader announces unanimous consent to take up resolution affirming support for Israel, strengthening sanctions against Iran.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/21/2013, 5:18 PM

Senate Defeats Gun Control Plan, Obama Fumes

Senate defeats a plan to expand background checks on firearms sales and a proposal to ban some weapons.Elad Benari, 4/18/2013, 3:15 AM

Senate Confirms Brennan As CIA Director

Senate confirms John Brennan as CIA director Thursday after White House doused a fierce debate over the potential use of domestic drones.Rachel Hirshfeld , 3/8/2013, 9:16 AM

Jack Lew Confirmed as U.S. Treasury Secretary

Obama's former chief of staff, Jack Lew, was confirmed as the next U.S. Treasury secretary.Elad Benari, 2/28/2013, 5:43 AM

Senate Confirms Hagel as Secretary of Defense

The U.S. Senate confirms Chuck Hagel to be secretary of defense, ending an acrimonious nominations process.Elad Benari, 2/27/2013, 1:12 AM

Republican Warns: Vote for Hagel and be Held Accountable

Sen. James Inhofe warns fellow Republicans they will be held accountable if they vote to confirm Chuck Hagel.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/22/2013, 10:54 PM

Republicans Block Vote on Hagel Nomination, For Now

Republicans successfully block Chuck Hagel's nomination to be Secretary of Defense, forcing a 10-day delay in his confirmation vote.Elad Benari, 2/15/2013, 1:45 AM

Sen. Inhofe Threatens Filibuster to Block Hagel

Sen. James Inhofe threatened to filibuster Chuck Hagel if necessary to prevent his confirmation as the next US secretary of defense. Rachel Hirshfeld , 2/11/2013, 10:33 AM

Panetta, Dempsey Admit Supporting Plan to Arm Syrian Rebels

Obama's two top defense officials tell Senate they supported a plan to provide weapons to the Syrian rebels.Elad Benari, 2/8/2013, 3:44 AM

Senate Committee Postpones Hagel Confirmation Vote

The Senate Armed Services Committee has postponed a panel vote that was expected to take place Thursday on the nomination of Chuck Hagel. Rachel Hirshfeld , 2/7/2013, 4:53 PM

Video: Hagel 'Doesn't Know' Why He Said 'Jewish Lobby' Remarks

Hagel faced a brutal line of questioning during Senate confirmation hearings as he grappled for adequate defense of "Jewish lobby" comments.Rachel Hirshfeld , 2/1/2013, 12:16 PM

Hagel Under Fire Over Israel and Iran at Senate Hearing

Chuck Hagel, under fire from Republicans over his anti-Israel stance, reiterates support for Israel, regrets past remarks.Elad Benari, 2/1/2013, 4:46 AM

US Senate Committee Approves Kerry Nomination

Sen. John Kerry received unanimous vote of approval by Senate Foreign Relations Committee, in first hurdle to become next secretary of stateRachel Hirshfeld , 1/29/2013, 7:10 PM

'I Take Responsibility', Says Clinton at Benghazi Hearing

Hillary Clinton took responsibility for Benghazi attack and cited a "personal" commitment to improving security.Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/23/2013, 7:30 PM

Senate Calls on EU to Designate Hizbullah as Terror Group

The Senate passed a resolution Friday calling on European countries to designate Hizbullah as a terrorist organization. Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/26/2012, 10:09 PM

Netanyahu on Inouye: a Humble Man with a Towering Spirit

Prime Minister: Inouye's friendship to the Jewish people knew no bounds. Israel will forever owe him a profound debt.Gil Ronen, 12/18/2012, 12:39 PM

Senate Votes to Create Counter Strategy Against 'Hostile' Iran

The Senate passed a bill Wednesday that would make it U.S. policy to counter Iran's “growing hostile presence in the Western Hemisphere.” Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/13/2012, 10:33 PM

US Senate Set to Consider New Round of Iran Sanctions

The Senate is set to consider a broader round of economic sanctions on Friday against Iran's energy, port, shipping and shipbuilding sectorsRachel Hirshfeld , 11/30/2012, 12:47 PM

U.S. Senator Arlen Specter Dies of Cancer at 82

Kansas-born Specter came a long way from the time he went to Univ. of Pa. because the Univ. of Kansas had no Jewish fraternity. Scott Krane, 10/14/2012, 11:15 PM

Congressmen Challenge Obama, Want Halt to Aid to Egypt

A Republican senator threatens a filibuster to suspend aid to Egypt and other countries where Americans have been attacked. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/19/2012, 9:09 AM

NY's Orthodox Jewish Senate Candidate Vows to Drop the 'Pink'

The 22-year-old orthodox Jewish woman running for office in the New York State Senate said that she is planning to "leave the pink at home" Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/2/2012, 5:08 PM

Orthodox Jewish Woman Runs for NY State Senate

For the first time, an Orthodox Jewish woman is running for office in the New York State Senate.Rachel Hirshfeld , 7/25/2012, 12:14 AM

Navi Pillay Receives New Term as UN Rights Chief

The UN General Assembly unanimously overruled Syria's objections and gave the outspoken Pillay to two more years in her postRachel Hirshfeld & Gabe Kahn, 5/25/2012, 3:59 PM

Republicans Stall Iran Sanctions for being Too Soft

Senate Republicans: bill needs to say United States will use force to stop any nuclear weapons program.Gil Ronen, 5/17/2012, 10:15 PM

Bid for New 'Super Jewish' State Senate Seat

Former Councilman Simcha Felder announced a bid for state Senate in a newly created district, which includes Borough Park and Flatbush.Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/25/2012, 4:33 PM