Don’t blame Ocasio-Cortez – blame her schooling

We should not be amazed that this newly hatched Socialist Democrat is so clueless about the economy and international relations. Jack Engelhard, 8/19/2018, 12:11 PM

Good news? First Muslim woman set for US Congress

A Palestinian grows in Detroit. Jack Engelhard, 8/16/2018, 3:06 PM

Democratic group pans candidate’s pledge to slash Israel aid

Jewish Democratic Council of America criticizes Michigan congressional candidate Rashida Tlaib for statement of aid to IsraelJTA, 8/15/2018, 5:43 PM

Trump endorses Jewish congressional encumbent

US Pres tweets support for Jewish Tennessee Congressman David Kustoff amid challenge from self-proclaimed 'Christain-conservative' opponent.JTA, 8/2/2018, 10:31 PM

Time has come to recognize Israeli sovereignty on Golan Heights

Rep. Ron DeSantis: "It's just crazy Us hasn't recognized Israeli sovereignty over Golan Heights" as former Amb Dore Gold addresses committeeArutz Sheva Staff, 7/17/2018, 10:42 PM

Did Trump cut funding to the Palestinian Authority?

Nine Democratic members of Congress claim US has frozen all funding to Palestinian Authority, insist Trump release funds, clarify status.Nitsan Keidar, Chana Roberts, 7/12/2018, 9:36 AM

Muslim candidate for Congress calls Israel ‘apartheid regime’

Minnesota Democratic Congressional candidate Ilhan Omar accuses Israel of 'hypnotizing the world.'JTA, 7/9/2018, 8:57 PM

White House: North Korea still an 'extraordinary threat'

White House informs Congress that North Korea remains an “unusual and extraordinary threat” and thus sanctions should be kept in place.Ben Ariel, Canada, 6/22/2018, 9:05 PM

US stands with the Golan

Plan advanced in congress seeks further US recognition of Israeli sovereignty in Golan, application of US-Israel trade agreements there.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/3/2018, 9:43 AM

Congress passes 'right to try' bill

US House passes bill allowing terminally ill patients to try experimental drugs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/23/2018, 12:13 PM

Will US recognize Israeli sovereignty over Golan Heights?

Congress set to consider proposal to recognize Israeli sovereignty over Golan Heights, ending decades of refusal to accept 1981 annexation.David Rosenberg, 5/17/2018, 10:27 PM

'Netanyahu's identification with Republican party is dangerous'

Yesh Atid chief slams Israeli government for allegedly allying itself with Republican party. 'We could have a big problem in 2020.'David Rosenberg, 5/17/2018, 10:17 PM

Adelson gives $30 million to defend GOP majorities in Congress

American Jewish billionaire and pro-Israel philanthropist who donated to Trump campaign gives $30 million ahead of 2018 midterm elections.JTA, 5/10/2018, 10:41 PM

Macron: Iran will not get nuclear weapons

French Pres. tells Congress France wants to maintain Iran nuclear deal, but will work to fix holes in agreement, address Iranian aggression.Gary Willig, 4/25/2018, 8:55 PM

House Speaker Ryan to step down

House Speaker Paul Ryan announces he will not seek another term in Congress.Ben Ariel, 4/12/2018, 4:38 AM

Far from his grandfather's legacy

A grandson of Munich massacre mastermind is running for US Congress - and emphasizing that he condemns terror.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/1/2018, 12:19 AM

Holocaust denier becomes Republican candidate for Congress

Art Jones becomes Republican party nominee for a United States Congressional seat representing portions of Chicago and neighboring suburbs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/22/2018, 5:16 AM

US Congress: Al Jazeera is a foreign agent

Members of Congress demand Al Jazeera be investigated as a foreign agent. 'Americans deserve to know if the news they consume is impartial.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/7/2018, 11:28 AM

Grandson of Munich Olympics terrorist endorsed for Congress

California Dems endorse grandson of architect of 1972 Munich Massacre in which 11 Israelis were murdered, for a congressional seat.JTA, 3/4/2018, 10:48 AM

Bernie Sanders' son announces run for Congress

Levi Sanders launches bid for New Hampshire congressional seat.JTA, 2/27/2018, 4:51 PM

US lawmakers embrace Israeli sovereignty in Judea and Samaria

'We need to respect Israel's right to decide its destiny,' say congressmen visiting Samaria. 'Many Arabs would embrace Israeli sovereignty.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/25/2018, 3:52 PM

Trump's quest for Senate bipartisanship starts with Jerusalem

Recognizing Jerusalem should have been applauded by a bipartisan Senate. Has the Democratic party really changed that much? David Singer, 2/6/2018, 6:33 AM

Congress scrambles to avoid shutdown

The shutdown showdown: As a DACA deal fades, Republicans are scrambling for a strategy to keep the government open.NPR, 1/19/2018, 1:14 AM

Could the Democrats take control of Congress in 2018?

The 2018 midterms are shaping up to be a nationwide referendum on President Trump. Is control of Congress in reach for the Democrats?NPR, 1/18/2018, 2:14 AM

Congressional candidate slams 'Jewish media' critics

Paul Nehlen, who lost support of former WH chief strategist Steve Bannon over anti-Semitic comments, slams Jewish 'fake conservatives.'JTA, 1/14/2018, 9:15 PM

Congress passes massive tax reform

Largest tax reform in decades goes to President for signing.Gary Willig, 12/20/2017, 10:22 PM

Congressman: Investigate Obama protection of Hezbollah

Rep. Robert Pittenger asks House Oversight Committee to investigate report Obama Admin. derailed Hezbollah drug-trafficking investigation.Gary Willig, 12/19/2017, 3:48 PM

Congressman quotes Rebbe Nachman at hearing

Watch: Democratic congressman calls Justice Dept. investigation 'a very narrow bridge', citing Rebbe Nachman of Breslov.David Rosenberg, 12/17/2017, 8:03 PM

House passes bill to protect religious institutions

Bill to protect religious institutions sparked by bomb threats against JCCs.JTA , 12/12/2017, 6:50 PM

'Palestinian rejectionism is the main obstacle to peace'

Dozens of Members of Congress and Knesset call for recognition of Israel as a Jewish State as a vital preliminary condition to talks.Hezki Baruch, 11/16/2017, 1:08 AM

MKs, Members of Congress: Let Israel win

MKs, Members of Congrerss sign document calling on US government not to dictate solution to Israeli-Arab conflictArutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2017, 7:46 PM

'Israel will not give up Jerusalem'

Dr. Dore Gold, former Israeli Ambassador to the UN, tells Congress members that moving the embassy would bring a diplomatic solution closer.Nitsan Keidar, 11/9/2017, 1:03 AM

Congress debates anti-Semitism definition

Witnesses, Congressmen trade barbs over codification of State Department definition of anti-Semitism, which includes demonizing Israel.JTA, 11/8/2017, 3:48 PM

EU foreign policy chief urges Congress not to scrap Iran deal

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini visits Washington, says Iran deal can never be renegotiated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/8/2017, 6:36 AM

Kerry warns Congress against rejecting Iran deal

Former Secretary of State says it would be "extraordinarily dangerous" to reject the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 11/7/2017, 2:07 AM

Ambassador Haley: US will remain in Iran nuclear deal

US Ambassador to the UN says Trump administration working to prevent Iran from becoming another North Korea.Gary Willig, 10/15/2017, 7:13 PM

Netanyahu congratulates Trump for not recertifying Iran deal

'If the Iran deal is left unchanged, the world's foremost terrorist regime will have an arsenal of nuclear weapons.'Tzvi Lev, New York, 10/13/2017, 9:14 PM

Netanyahu meets 18 congressmen

Delegation of Democratic congressmen visit Israel, meet with senior political and military officials.Gary Willig, 8/7/2017, 4:43 PM

Trump: New sanctions on Russia are 'dangerous'

President Trump grudgingly signs new Russia sanctions into law, but warns moved will torpedo US-Russia relations.David Rosenberg, 8/3/2017, 4:06 PM

Congress to approve new sanctions on Russia and Iran

Congress poised to approve tough new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea this week after reaching compromise with the White House.Ben Ariel, 7/24/2017, 5:16 AM

Christian pro-Israel group lobbies to cut funding to PA

Christians United for Israel urge Congress to cut PA funding until it stops paying salaries to terrorists.JTA, 7/17/2017, 8:28 PM

Congressional bill named for Elie Wiesel aims to stop genocides

Bill named for famed Holocaust survivor and Nobel laureate aims to improve US response to mass murder abroad.JTA, 6/23/2017, 9:28 AM

US congressman: We have a bull's eye on our backs

Following baseball practice shooting, Congressman Jody Hice of Georgia proposes legislation to allow lawmakers to carry guns anywhere in US.Tal Polon, 6/22/2017, 9:21 AM

Is Republican victory due to shooting of Congressman Scalise?

Senior .official says last week's shooting of Majority Whip may have helped Republicans win Georgia election.Yoel Domb, 6/21/2017, 7:39 PM

Anti-Trump anger on the left fails at the ballot box

GOP wins most expensive House election in history as it defends seats in Georgia, South Carolina. But is a Democratic wave coming in 2018?David Rosenberg, 6/21/2017, 9:45 AM

Democratic donor Saban backs bill to slash aid to PA

Billionaire Haim Saban backs Taylor Force Act, which would slash US funding to PA over payments to terrorists.JTA, 6/20/2017, 3:19 PM

Conference of Presidents welcomes new sanctions on Iran

Conference of Presidents welcomes Senate's passing of a bill imposing new sanctions on Iran.Elad Benari, 6/16/2017, 4:38 AM

Senate votes in favor of sanctions on Russia

Senate votes in favor of bill barring Trump from unilaterally easing sanctions on Moscow.Ben Ariel, 6/15/2017, 4:36 AM

Congress bill to ensure Israel's qualitative military edge

Bipartisan House bill would ensure that Israel has the tools to maintain its qualitative military edge.Elad Benari, 6/13/2017, 6:13 AM

Congress mulling more sanctions on Hezbollah

House Foreign Affairs Committee is considering enhancing sanctions targeting the Hezbollah terrorist group.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/10/2017, 1:38 AM

Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council pushes bill to curb hate crimes

The Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council urges Congress to pass legislation aimed at strengthening efforts to combat hate crimes.JTA, 6/8/2017, 9:49 PM

'Trump's visit to Israel was an extraordinary success'

Ambassador David Friedman speaks with Arutz Sheva about U.S-Israel relations amid the celebration of Jerusalem's reunification.Yoni Kempinski, 6/8/2017, 2:06 AM

Congress, Knesset, to celebrate in joint trans-Atlantic ceremony

Simultaneous live broadcasts from Israel and the US mark 50 years of a united Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/7/2017, 4:01 PM

Congressmen, MKs call for recognition of Israel's victory

US Congressmen and Israeli MKs say only recognition of Israeli victory by its enemies can lead to peace.Gary Willig, 6/6/2017, 11:13 PM

Congress urged not to prejudge diplomatic process

Religious Zionists of America welcomes resolution reaffirming Embassy move, says it should not include clause on Jerusalem being divided.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 6/3/2017, 12:43 AM

Congress marks Jewish Heritage Month

Both houses of US Congress hold celebration of Jewish American Heritage Month in Capitol building.JTA, 5/24/2017, 8:47 PM

'We reaffirm our support for the capital of Israel, Jerusalem'

Congresswoman Ros Lehtinen says Congress stands by Jerusalem as capital of Israel and the Jewish people against UN delegitimization.Eliran Baruch, 5/19/2017, 9:49 AM