Netanyahu: The Support for Israel is Strongly Bipartisan

Prime Minister Netanyahu meets the bipartisan leadership of the Senate following Congress speech, thanks them for their support of Israel.Elad Benari, 3/4/2015, 12:42 AM

Netanyahu Invited to Closed-Door Meeting with Democrats

Senators Richard Durbin and Dianne Feinstein invite Israeli PM to meet with Democrats when he visits Washington for his Congress speech.Elad Benari, 2/24/2015, 6:13 AM

Senate Confirms Ashton Carter as Defense Secretary

By a vote of 93 to five, Senate confirms President Obama's nominee to replace Chuck Hagel.Ben Ariel, 2/13/2015, 1:14 AM

Senators May Boycott Netanyahu's Congress Speech

A group of Democratic Senators consider boycotting Netanyahu's speech in protest of Boehner's 'disregard for US protocol.'Cynthia Blank, 2/5/2015, 9:25 AM

Senators Plan to Push Ahead with Iran Sanctions

Senator Bob Corker says lawmakers plan to press ahead with Iran sanctions package, despite Obama's objection to the idea.Elad Benari, 1/15/2015, 6:14 AM

Senate Declares Israel a ‘Major Strategic Partner’

U.S. Senate unanimously adopts the United States-Israel Strategic Partnership Act.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/20/2014, 12:55 AM

Senate Approves Obama's Plan to Train and Arm Syrian Rebels

U.S. Senate approves plan to train and arm Syrian rebel groups to fight the “Islamic State”, a day after the House passed the measure.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/19/2014, 4:12 AM

U.S. Senate Candidate Uses Anti-Semitic Signs

Robert Ransdell, candidate in Kentucky, posts signs saying "With Jews We Lose".Ben Ariel, 9/19/2014, 3:14 AM

Senate Approves Additional Iron Dome Funding

Senate approves a $225 million bill to replenish the Iron Dome missile defense system. House approval expected as well.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/1/2014, 11:57 PM

Senate Passes Resolution Supporting Israel

Senate passes a resolution that states the its support of Israel’s right to defend itself from Hamas rocket attacks.Elad Benari, 7/31/2014, 4:43 AM

Senate Approves Funding Boost for Iron Dome

U.S. Senate panel approves a 50 percent funding boost for the Iron Dome anti-missile system.Elad Benari and AFP, 7/16/2014, 3:13 AM

Report: Deal Reached to Save Iraqi Jewish Archive

US State Dept. and Iraqi gov't reportedly reach last-minute agreement to keep thousands of Jewish documents in US - for now.Point of No Return, 5/15/2014, 11:16 AM

Senators Promise to Pursue 'Dramatic Sanctions' Against Iran

83 senators sent a letter to Obama, urge him to warn Iran that continuing the nuclear program will result in sanctions.Elad Benari, 3/19/2014, 5:44 AM

Success for Obama: No New Iran Sanctions

US President’s veto threat appears to work: several senators drop plans for new sanctions on Iran.Maayana Miskin, 1/30/2014, 3:05 PM

Bill to Strip Funding of Schools Supporting BDS Becomes Law

New York State senate passes bill into law punishing schools that boycott Israel.Tova Dvorin, 1/29/2014, 4:39 PM

Senator: We Can't Let Israel Determine When We Go to War

Senator Feinstein causes outrage after declaring that "we cannot let Israel determine when and where the United States goes to war."Elad Benari, 1/16/2014, 6:08 AM

Senate Report: Benghazi Attack Could Have Been Prevented

Benghazi attacks could have been prevented by fixing "known security shortfalls," concludes Senate report.Elad Benari, 1/16/2014, 5:14 AM

New Iran Sanctions Bill Gains Support in the Senate

A bill to slap new sanctions on Iran has gained support since December, but probably not enough to prevent Obama from vetoing it.Elad Benari, 1/8/2014, 4:45 AM

US Senate Condemns Iran's Discrimination Against Bahais

Senate calls on Tehran to free jailed members of the Bahai faith; comes as lawmakers mull new sanctions.Arutz Sheva Staff and AFP, 12/21/2013, 9:53 PM

Senate to Wait on New Iran Sanctions

A victory for Obama? Senate Banking Committee announces it will hold off on passing a new Iran sanctions bill.Elad Benari, 12/11/2013, 5:46 AM

Senate to Hold Off on Iran Sanctions Pending Kerry Briefing

U.S. lawmakers will wait until after a briefing by Secretary of State John Kerry before deciding on new sanctions on Iran.Elad Benari, 11/12/2013, 3:42 AM

Senate, House Approve Deal to End Shutdown

The short-term bill will end the partial government shutdown and raise the debt ceiling.Elad Benari, 10/17/2013, 5:36 AM

House Passes Budget Offer, Senate Rejects It

Shutdown getting closer: House approves a counterproposal to rein in ObamaCare and fund the government, then the Senate rejects it.Elad Benari, 10/1/2013, 4:46 AM

Senate Could Vote on Syria Next Week, Say Lawmakers

Senate could vote on Syria strike as soon as next week if efforts to find a diplomatic solution to the crisis fail.Elad Benari, 9/12/2013, 4:16 AM

Senate Vote on Syria Strike Delayed

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid delays a procedural vote on a military strike in Syria, which was scheduled for Wednesday.Elad Benari, 9/10/2013, 4:13 AM

Senate Panel Votes in Favor of Syria Military Strike

Senate Foreign Relations Committee votes 10-7 in favor of using force in Syria in response to a chemical weapons attack.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/4/2013, 11:22 PM

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