US Senate marks 25 years since AMIA bombing

Senate Foreign Relations Committee approves resolution commemorating 35th anniversary of deadly bombing of Argentina Jewish center.Marcy Oster, JTA, 9/26/2019, 10:41 PM

Senate Republicans, Democrats push bill condemning anti-Semitsm

Bipartisan group of 44 senators, led by Ted Cruz and Tim Kaine, sponsors resolution to condemn anti-Semitism.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 5/6/2019, 12:24 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

Menendez accuses Senate GOP of using Israel as political wedge

Democrat drops support for pro-Israel bill in Senate, accusing GOP of using Israel as wedge to bolster their hand in ongoing shutdown.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 1/16/2019, 7:38 AM

Saudi Arabia criticizes Senate position on Khashoggi

Saudi Arabia insists murder of journalist does not reflect its policy after Senate votes to end US support for Yemen war.Elad Benari, 12/17/2018, 1:39 AM

GOP wins surprisingly close Senate race in Mississippi

Republicans win what had once been considered a safe Senate seat in Mississippi, fending off Democrat by single digits.David Rosenberg, 11/28/2018, 8:04 AM

ANALYSIS: All bets are off in midterms as turnout surges

As American voters head to the polls, who has the edge in the battle for Congress - and just how much faith can we put in polls?David Rosenberg, 11/6/2018, 3:39 PM

Can Republicans hold on to Congress?

Republicans take lead in key Senate races as Democratic lead in House narrows. But will it be enough for GOP to retain majority?David Rosenberg, 10/29/2018, 12:51 PM

Senate passes resolution to declassify, release 9/11 Saudi docs

Bill calls to release tens of thousands of documents relating to Saudi Arabia and the 9/11 terror attacks.Mordechai Sones, 10/4/2018, 5:03 PM

Matt Damon’s SNL Kavanaugh routine — sick

Is this what’s become of America? Jack Engelhard, 10/4/2018, 7:43 AM

Pro-Israel PAC raises $500,000 for embattled Democrat senator

Pro-Israel group helps raise half a million dollars for Senator Bob Menendez, one of the few Democrats to oppose Iran nuclear deal.JTA, 8/29/2018, 7:36 AM

'No greater defender of Israel than John McCain'

Netanyahu remembers late Senator John McCain as a 'great patriot' and 'defender of Israel'.David Rosenberg, 8/26/2018, 5:42 PM

'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

'I never thought I'd live to see the day'

US senators in Jerusalem celebrate embassy move: 'I voted for the move in 1995, but it took Trump to make it happen. I'm lucky to see it.'Eliran Baruch, 5/14/2018, 12:48 PM

'Never again is now! Time to hold Iran deal backers accountable'

Republican nominee eyeing Senate seat once held by Hillary Clinton slams Iran nuke deal during Jerusalem visit. 'Never again is now!'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/8/2018, 2:45 PM

Top CA Senate challenger 'dedicated to exposing Jewish control'

Self-described 'pro-white' candidate pushing anti-Semitic campaign polling 2nd in CA senate race.JTA, 5/1/2018, 7:28 AM

Al Franken to resign from the Senate in January

Democratic senator and comedian accused of sexual harassment sets date for resignation from US Senate.David Rosenberg, 12/22/2017, 8:51 AM

In stunning upset, Republican Roy Moore defeated in Alabama

Democrats win Alabama senate seat for the first time since 1992, cutting Republican majority to 51-49.JTA, 12/13/2017, 7:38 AM

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

Congress to recognize centenary of Balfour Declaration

Bipartisan Senate resolution calls for recognition of 100th anniversary of signing of Balfour Declaration, affirms US support for Israel.JTA, 11/2/2017, 8:35 PM

Tillerson: Anti-Semitism post will be filled

US Secretary of State tells Senate anti-Semitism monitoring position, which has been empty for 2 months, will be filled.JTA, 8/29/2017, 3:35 PM

Senate bill to enhance role of US anti-Semitism envoy

Bipartisan bill would raise level of State Department position on fighting anti-Semitism to 'ambassador-level.'JTA, 6/7/2017, 9:32 PM

All 100 Senators attend WH briefing on North Korea

Entire Senate attends WH briefing on North Korea as tensions with rogue nation continue to escalate.Gary Willig, 4/26/2017, 10:41 PM

Entire Senate called for WH meeting on North Korea

All 100 Senators asked to attend briefing on deteriorating North Korea situation at White House.Gary Willig, 4/24/2017, 10:29 PM

Senate committee to question Jared Kushner on Russia ties

Senate Intelligence Committee to question Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and adviser, over ties to Russian officials.JTA, 3/27/2017, 6:38 PM

Rubio in Israel: The Jewish state is one of my top priorities

Florida Senator visits Israel as part of Senate delegation, calls trip 'awe-inspiring experience'.David Rosenberg, 3/21/2017, 2:23 PM

Betsy DeVos narrowly confirmed as education secretary

Vice President Mike Pence breaks Senate tie to confirm Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary, 51-50. OU lauds Devos confirmation.JTA, 2/7/2017, 9:28 PM

Rubio will Support Tillerson for Secretary of State

Senator Marco Rubio announced his support on Monday morning for President Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state, Rex Tillerson.Uzi Baruch, 1/23/2017, 6:05 PM

GOP nets 52nd Senate seat in weekend runoff election

Republican John Kennedy crushes Democrat Foster Campbell in runoff election in Louisiana.David Rosenberg, 12/11/2016, 4:20 PM

US to give Israel 'largest military aid package in history'

White House responds to pressure by Senate, pledges to offer Israel unprecedented level of military aid.David Rosenberg, 4/26/2016, 9:55 AM

Republicans Less Sure of Votes Against Iran Deal

Republican senators feel uncertain they will be able to acquire the necessary number of votes to maintain sanctions against Iran.Nitsan Keidar, 8/13/2015, 9:09 AM

Iran 'Sales Job' Begins Thursday With Senate Hearings

The Obama administration will begin its effort to sell the Iran nuclear deal to Congress Thursday at the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.Yaakov Levi, 7/23/2015, 7:50 AM

PM: US Must Fight Islamic Fanatics, From ISIS and Iran

Prime Minister Netanyahu stressed to US Senator David Perdue the need to fight Islamic fanaticism - whatever its source.Moshe Cohen, 2/18/2015, 7:35 PM

A US Senate Candidate's Strange Obsession with Mein Kampf

Why did a fringe, right-wing candidate for South Dakota's Senate seat produce videos featuring copies of Mein Kampf?Mark Langfan, 8/10/2014, 6:07 PM

‘Settlers’ Answer Kerry – in Washington

The ‘Samaria Foreign Ministry’ meets with U.S. leaders. Congressman: Time to do away with the nonsense about ’67 borders.’Eliran Aharon, Maayana Miskin, 7/25/2013, 1:06 PM

Cliff Deal Passes Senate Overnight, Onto Republican House

A deal to patch up the US's fiscal crisis will be taken up by lawmakers in the Republican-controlled House after passing in the Senate. , 1/1/2013, 6:43 PM

Barak Tells Visiting Senators ‘Deceiving Iran’ Drags its Feet

Iran is trying to deceive the world while dragging its feet, Defense Minister Ehud Barak told visiting U.S. Senators Monday. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/29/2012, 7:11 AM

US Senate Redefines 'Palestinian Refugee'

The State Department and Jordan are unhappy that US lawmakers want to know how many "Palestinian refugees" actually lived in Israel in 1948Gabe Kahn & Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/25/2012, 12:59 PM

US Lawmakers to Probe Underwear Bomb Leaks

Lawmakers from both US parties say leaks about a dramatic CIA operation thwarting an Al-Queda plot demand an investigation.Gabe Kahn, 5/10/2012, 3:31 PM

Top US General Grilled on Iran Strike

For the second time in two weeks Sen. Lindsey Graham took aim at the Pentagon's top man over deteriorating relations with Israel.Gabe Kahn., 2/28/2012, 10:41 PM

Senators Call to Arm Opposition as Tanks Roll on Homs

Senators John McCain and Sen. Lindsey Graham have called for nations to arm Syria's opposition forces as a massacre looms in Homs.Gabe Kahn., 2/20/2012, 9:55 PM

DIA Director: Iran Unmoved by Sanctions

DIA director Lt. Gen. Ronald Burgess told US lawmakers Thursday Iran is 'not close to agreeing to abandon its nuclear program.'Gabe Kahn., 2/17/2012, 1:56 PM

UK Chief Rabbi Sacks Delivers Senate Invocation

The U.S. Senate received a special treat Wednesday, with thte session opened by UK Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, who gave the invocation.David Lev, 11/3/2011, 7:05 PM

US Senate Opposes PA Statehood Bid

The US senate passed a resolution saying the Obama administration should cut funds to the PA, cast veto, if it seeks statehood at the UN.Gabe Kahn., 6/30/2011, 12:15 AM

Hackers Attack US Senate Website, Security not Harmed

Hackers hit the US Senate web “just for kicks” shortly after the CIA director warned the US faces a ”cyber Pearl Harbor” if security is breached.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/14/2011, 5:10 PM

11 US Senators Vow Support for Israel

Eleven Republican senators have vowed to continue support for Israel's security. Chana Ya'ar, 4/7/2011, 2:15 PM

Peres to U.S. Congress: Thank You for Your Support

President Shimon Peres met with members of the U.S. Congress and Senate. "Your friendship and support are meaningful," he said.Elad Benari, 4/7/2011, 3:12 AM

Obama Official Delivers Pro-Israel Speech, Hails 'Iron Dome'

Top US official explains record-breaking aid: "Israel's defense is top US priority." Speech seen as transparent Obama call to pro-Israel voters.Hillel Fendel, 7/18/2010, 5:48 PM

87 Senators Tell Obama: Stand Behind Israel!

An overwhelming majority of the US Senate has signed a letter to President Obama encouraging him to stand strongly behind Israel.Hillel Fendel, 6/24/2010, 9:44 AM

76 Senators Sign Letter of Support for Israel

More than 3/4 of the US Senate sent a strong letter of support for Israel to Secretary Clinton, implying criticism of the Obama administration. Hana Levi Julian, 4/14/2010, 12:02 PM

Visiting Senator: Idea of Unilateral PA State ‘Dead on Arrival’

US Sen. Ted Kaufman, visiting in Israel, said that the PA scheme to have the UN declare it to be a state would be “dead on arrival.”Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/17/2009, 3:31 PM