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'I'm President, and I have the better argument'

Defying popular opinion in his party, Obama thinks America needs to join Trans-Pacific Partnership - or be swept under the global economy.Rachel Kaplan, 8/3/2016, 8:48 AM

David Duke planning congressional bid

White supremacist leader David Duke is gearing up to run for Congress.JTA, 7/14/2016, 2:54 AM

Congress: Germany must up aid for Shoah victims

US House of Representatives overwhelmingly backs resolution calling on Germany to increase aid to Holocaust survivors.JTA, 6/9/2016, 12:44 PM

Congress urges Obama to up military aid to Israel

Resolution 729 calls to expedite completion of new, long-term Memorandum of Understanding on US military aid to Israel.Ilana Shneider, 5/18/2016, 6:15 PM

US to Germany: More funds for Holocaust survivors

US Congress calls on German government to provide additional aid to aging Holocaust survivors.JTA, 4/26/2016, 7:15 AM

Islamic radicalization fuels threat to Europe Jews

Congressional commission hears testimony on how Islamic radicalization in Europe has ramped up risk for Jewish communities.JTA, 4/20/2016, 3:38 AM

Elder care bill includes to assist survivors

New provision in bill funding assistance for the elderly directs the federal government to assist Holocaust survivors.JTA, 4/11/2016, 3:58 AM

Ethics complaint against Rep. Grayson remains open

Congressional ethics committee keeping open its review of Rep. Alan Grayson over allegations he ran a hedge fund while in office.JTA, 4/7/2016, 3:48 AM

Congress can still lead the fight against Iran

Congressman Lee Zeldin warns Iran agreement was never actually signed - so it's up to Congress to offset Obama's naive detente with Tehran.Ari Soffer, Washington DC, 3/25/2016, 2:11 PM

US bill expands monitoring of travel to, from Iran

US Congress members introduce bill to expand monitoring of travel to and from Iran.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/21/2016, 5:03 PM

Report: Congress delaying aid to PA

PA says Congress members are delaying $159 million in aid in an effort to pressure the PA to relaunch negotiations with Israel.Elad Benari, 3/21/2016, 5:44 AM

Congress moves to 'boost Israel ties, hammer BDS'

New resolution to be raised Wednesday demands Obama invest in Israeli technologies, in a slap in the face to boycott movement.Ari Yashar, 2/22/2016, 8:12 PM

US to demand visas for some Muslim EU citizens

Congress passes deal to screen Muslims with dual nationalities from Iran, Iraq, Sudan, and Syria; EU threatens repercussions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/16/2015, 4:30 PM

Congressional report: Bergdahl swap was 'illegal'

New congressional report says prisoner swap for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl may have violated several laws.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2015, 5:12 AM

Gaping holes in US Secret Service security

Congressional report reveals multiple incidents between 2011 and 2015, blames poor management and budgetary cuts.Tova Dvorin, 12/4/2015, 12:07 PM

US passes unanimous res. against PA incitement

House resolution 293 condemns Abbas for inciting violence against Jews, Israelis - with unanimous and bipartisan support.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/4/2015, 12:50 PM

Congress Members slam UNESCO vote blaming Israel

Jewish-American legislators issue bipartisan condemnation of vote blaming Israel for violence, listing Jewish holy sites as 'Muslim.'Ari Soffer, 10/22/2015, 12:42 PM

Democrats Offer Plan to Track Iran's Compliance

Senate Democrats suggest plan that helps prevent Tehran from cheating in nuclear agreement and boosts security for Israel.Ben Ariel, 10/2/2015, 4:44 AM

At Congress Pope Praises Obama Over Cuba, Iran

Pope Francis praises 'courage and daring' in rapprochement with despotic regimes, days after Cuba visit in which activists were repressed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/24/2015, 6:00 PM

Democrats Block Iran Legislation a Third Time

Senate Democrats block legislation meant to kill the Iran nuclear deal, ensuring Congress won't disapprove it at all.Ben Ariel, 9/18/2015, 3:13 AM

NYT Retracts Piece with Anti-Semitic Implications

Article linking Congressmens' political stance on Iran to Jewish heritage revised after uproar.Tova Dvorin, 9/13/2015, 1:14 PM

Could Congress Sue Over Iran Sanctions Relief?

Obama failed to uphold critical laws regarding full disclosure in the Iran deal, legal expert notes - making a Congressional vote moot.Tova Dvorin, 9/11/2015, 8:37 AM

House Passes Bill to Restart Iran Deal Review

After Senate move to block deal fails, House calls to restart review, accusing Obama of breaching Review Act with secret side deals.Ari Yashar, 9/11/2015, 8:06 AM

Obama: Vote on Iran Deal a 'Victory for Diplomacy'

President hails Congressional vote allowing deal with Iran to go ahead.Ben Ariel, 9/11/2015, 3:16 AM

Democrats Bury Republican Bid to Block Iran Deal

Senate votes 58-42 to end a debate on a resolution disapproving the Iran deal, handing Obama a victory.Elad Benari, 9/10/2015, 11:37 PM

European Powers Urge US to Accept Iran Deal

British PM David Cameron, German PM Angela Merkel, and French President Francois Hollande insist nuclear deal is for the greater good.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/10/2015, 10:54 PM

US Senate to Vote on Iran Deal Thursday

Vote to be held at 3:45 pm EST; Republicans lash back ahead of expected Democratic victory.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/10/2015, 6:46 PM

New App Warns Senators of Iran's Murderous Plans

New app lets US constituents demand their representatives prevent terror money from reaching Iran.Orly Harari, 9/9/2015, 6:28 PM

Washington Democrat Backs Iran Deal

Senator Maria Cantwell announces she will support the Iran deal, becoming the 42nd senator to do so.Elad Benari, 9/9/2015, 6:16 AM

Lapid on Congress Support: It's Netanyahu's Fault

Yesh Atid chairman says all of Netanyahu's theories "crashed" after 41 Senators support Iran deal. Likud: Lapid doesn't get it.Elad Benari, 9/9/2015, 4:13 AM

Congress Begins Discussing Iran Deal

Congress begins tense deliberations on Iran nuclear deal, after Obama gains sufficient Senate support for the accord.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2015, 3:12 AM

Top Democrat to Oppose Iran Nuclear Deal

Senator Ben Cardin, the top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, officially announces he will oppose the Iran deal.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/4/2015, 8:50 PM

House to Vote on Iran Deal Next Week

Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy says the House will vote next week on a resolution disapproving the Iran deal.Elad Benari, 9/3/2015, 6:13 AM

White House 'Encouraged' by Support for Iran Deal

White House welcomes support in the Senate for Iran agreement, says it will keep working with lawmakers to more backing.Ben Ariel, 9/3/2015, 1:15 AM

Obama Clinches Congress Support for Iran Deal

Maryland Senator becomes latest member of congress to back White House, granting Obama the votes he needs to veto opposition.Ari Soffer, 9/2/2015, 5:32 PM

Kerry to Stress Commitment to Israel to Congress

Officials say Kerry will send a letter to Congress members in which he will stress the commitment to Israel and Gulf States.Elad Benari, 9/2/2015, 6:44 AM

Two More Democrats Support Iran Deal

Senators Chris Coons and Bob Casey become the 32nd and 33rd Democrats in the Senate to announce support for Iran nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 9/2/2015, 2:14 AM

Support for Iran Deal Climbs to 30

Delaware's Tom Carper insists Iran deal lessens nuclear threat in official support announcement. Could he tip Congress toward a 'yes' vote?Tova Dvorin, Chicago, 8/28/2015, 9:17 PM

Power: US will be Isolated if it Rejects Iran Deal

UN envoy warns Congress against projecting an image of a 'divided America', claims 'no' vote would isolate the US from world stage.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/27/2015, 9:40 PM

200 Retired Generals Urge Congress to Reject Deal

Group of nearly 200 retired generals and admirals warn Congress that Iran deal will make Iran more dangerous.Elad Benari, 8/27/2015, 6:16 AM

Obama Trying to Keep Congress from 'Spoiling' Deal

White House spokesman says Obama is focused on building enough support for the Iran deal to have it pass in Congress.Elad Benari, 8/27/2015, 12:13 AM

Key Republican: Opponents of Deal May Not Prevail

Senator Bob Corker acknowledges that the White House lobbying campaign for the Iran nuclear deal has generated results.Ben Ariel, 8/26/2015, 6:14 AM

Washington Senator Backs Iran Deal

Senator Patty Murray, the fourth-ranking Senate Democrat, officially endorses nuclear agreement.Elad Benari, 8/26/2015, 3:16 AM

Senate Minority Leader Supports Iran Deal

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) says Iran deal is the best way to curtail its nuclear program.Elad Benari, 8/23/2015, 11:45 PM

Obama: US Will Act Firmly if Iran Reneges on Deal

POTUS promises consequences for Iran after reports that the Islamic Republic could use its own inspectors at nuclear sites.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/21/2015, 6:52 PM

Missouri Democrat Supports Iran Deal

Senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri declares she backs Iran deal, claims the world is united behind it except for Israel.Ben Ariel, 8/21/2015, 5:13 AM

Two More Democrats Announce Support for Iran Deal

Senators Ed Markey from Massachusetts and Joe Donnelly from Indiana announce they back Iran deal.Ben Ariel, 8/20/2015, 4:43 AM

350 Rabbis Urge Congress: Oppose Iran Nuclear Deal

Following liberal rabbis' letter urging Congress to support Iran deal, prominent Orthodox rabbis push back: 'This is your defining moment.'Ari Soffer, 8/19/2015, 4:21 PM

Republican from Arizona to Vote Against Iran Deal

Arizona Senator Jeff Flake, who was considering supporting the Iran nuclear deal, announces he will vote no.Elad Benari, 8/16/2015, 4:51 AM

Minnesota Senator Announces Support for Iran Deal

Senator Al Franken announces he will support Iran deal, says its critics have offered no better alternative.Elad Benari, 8/14/2015, 12:16 AM

Retired American Generals Welcome Iran Deal

Three dozen retired generals and admirals release an open letter supporting the Iran nuclear deal and urging Congress to approve it.Ben Ariel, 8/12/2015, 6:42 AM

Kerry: Rejecting Iran Deal Could Threaten Dollar

Secretary of State warns that walking away from deal with Iran could affect the dollar's position as the world's reserve currency.Elad Benari, 8/12/2015, 6:16 AM

Schumer: Alternative Doesn't Have to be War

In first public comments about his opposition to the Iran deal, Senator Chuck Schumer says he doesn't believe Iran will become moderate.Elad Benari, 8/11/2015, 6:12 AM

Obama: Republicans Oppose Deal Over Politics

President Barack Obama says Republicans oppose the Iran deal because many of them reject anything he does.Elad Benari, 8/11/2015, 4:12 AM

Jewish Senator from Hawaii Supports Iran Deal

Democratic Senator Brian Schatz announces he backs nuclear deal with Iran, becoming the 16th senator to do so.Elad Benari, 8/11/2015, 1:13 AM

Obama: I Won't Lose Battle Over Iran Deal

President Barack Obama makes clear he doesn’t intend to lose the battle with Congress over the Iran deal.Elad Benari, 8/10/2015, 6:13 AM

Senate Majority Leader: Obama's Argument 'Absurd'

Mitch McConnell rejects President Obama's argument that rejecting the Iran nuclear deal means going to war.Elad Benari, 8/7/2015, 6:44 AM