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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

Senator Schumer Opposes Iran Deal

Democratic New York Senator Chuck Schumer will announce he opposes the nuclear deal between Iran and the six world powers.Ben Ariel, 8/7/2015, 6:16 AM

Iran Sanitizing Suspected Nuclear Military Site?

Congress informed of evidence that Iran was sanitizing its suspected nuclear military site at Parchin days after agreeing to nuclear deal.Ben Ariel, 8/6/2015, 6:29 AM

Obama Says Israel Stands Alone against Iran Deal

In speech laced with jabs at Netanyahu, Obama says opponents of Iran deal the same people who supported Iraq War.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/5/2015, 8:13 PM

Obama: Rejecting Iran Deal a 'Historic Mistake'

Obama plans to address Americans on Wednesday and warn that Congress rejecting the nuclear deal would be a "historic mistake".Elad Benari, 8/5/2015, 6:14 AM

Democratic Congresswoman Rejects Iran Deal

Congresswoman Nita Lowey says nuclear agreement does not have enough safeguards to ensure Iran doesn't get a bomb.Ben Ariel, 8/5/2015, 3:46 AM

Lawmaker Introduces Bill to Prevent Iran Deal

Representative Ed Royce introduces legislation that would prevent the implementation of the nuclear agreement with Iran.Elad Benari, 8/5/2015, 3:13 AM

Roskam Confident He'll Get Veto-Proof Majority

In just 2 weeks, 218-member House majority backs resolution against Iran deal; sponsor says it has good chance of beating Obama's veto.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/3/2015, 2:21 PM

IAEA Chief to Discuss Iran Deal with Senators

UN nuclear watchdog chief will meet with Senate Committee on Foreign Relations to discuss his agency's monitoring role in Iran.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/31/2015, 11:21 PM

Poll: Americans Want Congress to Reject Iran Deal

52% of Americans would like Congress to reject the nuclear deal with Iran, new CNN/ORC poll finds.Ben Ariel, 7/29/2015, 6:12 AM

Jewish Democrat Says He Will Support Iran Deal

Representative Sander M. Levin, a Democrat from Michigan, says he would support the Iran nuclear accord.Elad Benari, 7/29/2015, 2:15 AM

Diplomats Urge Congress to Approve Iran Deal

Former undersecretaries of state and former ambassadors to Israel send letter to Congress, urge lawmakers to back the deal with Iran.Elad Benari, 7/28/2015, 6:14 AM

Democratic Senator May Support Iran Deal

Democratic Senator Joe Manchin says he is leaning toward supporting the Iranian nuclear deal, argues the alternative would be war.Elad Benari, 7/27/2015, 6:14 AM

'If Congress Rejects Deal, Israel Will be Blamed'

Secretary of State warns that if Congress doesn't approve the deal with Iran, it would make Israel become isolated.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/24/2015, 10:55 PM

Jewish Democrats Must Choose Obama or Israel

Jewish Democratic legislators face conflicts of loyalty after right, left-wing Jewish groups call for opposition to Iran nuclear deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/24/2015, 2:29 PM

Dermer Meets With House Republicans On Iran Deal

Israel's ambassador to the US, Ron Dermer, met with a group of House Republicans Wednesday to lobby against the Iran nuclear deal.Yaakov Levi, 7/23/2015, 8:30 AM

Boehner to 'Do Everything' to Combat Iran Deal

US Speaker of the House says POTUS faces 'serious skepticism' over Iranian nuclear deal, Congress to 'ask tougher questions.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/22/2015, 8:30 PM

House Leader Urges Lawmakers to Back Iran Deal

Nancy Pelosi, Democratic leader in the House of Representatives, says deal with Iran is "a major accomplishment".Elad Benari, 7/21/2015, 4:15 AM

J Street to Launch Campaign Promoting Iran Deal

With combo of media blitz and briefings from experts, liberal Jewish group J Street will try to convince Congress to approve nuclear deal.Cynthia Blank, 7/16/2015, 8:32 AM

US Iran Negotiators Same as in North Korea Deal

Skeptical Democrat who will join Congressional review warns 'same people' who paved N. Korea's path to bomb made Iran deal.Ari Yashar, 7/15/2015, 3:23 PM

Liberman: Don't Try to Influence Congress on Iran

With the Iranian nuclear deal imminent, it goes to Congress for approval. But Avigdor Liberman advised against trying to influence that bodyYaakov Levi, 7/13/2015, 4:16 PM

Official: Don't Count on Congress to Dump Deal

Israelis should not put too much hope in the possibility of an Iran nuclear deal not being approved by Congress, an Israeli official said.Yaakov Levi, 7/12/2015, 6:37 PM

Congress Demands Obama Abandon Iran Nuclear Deal

Leading Senators urge a 'pause' in negotiations, slam administration official for saying nuclear inspections unnecessary.Ari Yashar, 7/2/2015, 12:48 PM

Congress: Millions in Aid for IDF Missile Defense

Bipartisan move secures hundreds of millions in funds for Israeli short- and long-range missile defense systems.Ari Soffer, 6/14/2015, 10:37 AM

Jewish Dems Blast Rep. for Holocaust Comparison

After saying Nazi minister 'Goebbels would be proud' of trade unions, Jewish Democrats demand apology from Rep. Schweikert.Cynthia Blank, 6/14/2015, 10:05 AM

Obama Administration Criticizes Egypt

Obama administration accuses the Egyptian government of restricting free speech but recommends that it continue to receive military aid.Elad Benari, 6/9/2015, 2:13 AM

Obama Signs Iran Review Law

President Obama signs the legislation that would give Congress the power to review and potentially reject a nuclear deal with Iran.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/23/2015, 12:55 AM

House Approves Iran Nuclear Review Bill

House of Representatives passes by a majority of 400-25 the bill that would give lawmakers the power to review a deal with Iran.Elad Benari, 5/15/2015, 6:12 AM

Rouhani Dismisses Possible Pressure from Congress

Iran's president says he is dealing with the world powers, and not American lawmakers, when it comes to nuclear talks.Elad Benari, 4/16/2015, 6:13 AM

Senate Committee Approves Iran Bill

Senate Foreign Relations Committee unanimously approves legislation that would require Congress approval of deal with Iran.Elad Benari, 4/15/2015, 12:15 AM

Corker: Bipartisan Agreement on Iran Deal Bill

Ahead of vote on bill to give Congress final say in nuclear deal, Sen. Corker says Democrats on board - and Obama may be veto-less.Ari Yashar, 4/14/2015, 8:20 PM

House Leader Supports Iran-Related Legislation

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy says he supports bill that would force Obama to submit any agreement with Iran for Congress approval.Elad Benari, 4/14/2015, 6:15 AM

Kerry Urges Lawmakers to Stay Out of Iran talks

Secretary of State John Kerry says lawmakers should "hold their fire" as negotiations with Iran continue.Elad Benari, 4/13/2015, 6:13 AM

12 Jewish House Dems Tell Obama: Stop Bibi Bashing

'Our constituents believe that the administration is stabbing Israel in the back,' a participant in the meeting said.Arutz Sheva, 3/30/2015, 9:37 AM

Abe First Japanese PM to Address Congress

Boehner invites Abe, as Japan unveils largest warship since WWII as part of military buildup Abe is leading alongside Israel alliance.Ari Yashar, 3/27/2015, 11:04 AM

Congress Launches Taskforce to Fight Anti-Semitism

8 US Reps. launch new initiative to battle Jew hatred globally, noting 'political' excuses given don't hide base hatred of Jewish 'faith.'Ari Yashar, 3/24/2015, 4:10 PM

Senators Agree to Delay Vote on Iran Legislation

Foreign Relations Committee's vote on law forcing Obama to submit Iran deal for Congress approval postponed to April 14.Elad Benari, 3/20/2015, 6:12 AM

American Lawmakers Write Another Letter on Iran

Bipartisan letter, signed by 360 lawmakers, will remind Obama that sanctions relief on Iran requires new legislation from Congress.Elad Benari, 3/20/2015, 3:15 AM

Senator Warns Obama: Don't Bypass Congress on Iran

Senator Bob Corker warns Obama against taking a nuclear deal with Iran to the UN Security Council while bypassing Congress.Ben Ariel, 3/13/2015, 5:44 AM

Republicans Might Be Too Weak to Fight Obama

The President’s political philosophy and domestic priorities tie up a divided Republican Party from advancing anti-Iran legislation.Gedalyah Reback, 3/10/2015, 9:48 PM

It's Not Personality or Policy, It's Both

How will a new Netanyahu government manage to cope with strained Obama administration ties? We ask an expert.Gedalyah Reback, 3/4/2015, 6:24 PM

US State Dept. Slams Netanyahu's 'Magic Formula'

Harf condemns Congress address 'fantasy world,' dismisses 'scary hypotheticals' - like an Iranian nuclear arsenal in weeks.Ari Yashar, 3/4/2015, 4:18 PM

Despite US Rift, Experts See Poll Boost for Bibi

Hostility from the White House aside, Americans will be asking the Obama administration to offer a response to Netanyahu's criticisms.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/4/2015, 3:57 PM

Congressman: Netanyahu 'Is Our Esther'

Binyamin Netanyahu's warnings over a deal with Iran may prove to be 'invaluable' in preventing a bad deal with Iran, says GOP Rep.Yoni Kempinski, 3/4/2015, 2:31 PM

Netanyahu Returns 'Knowing Israel Has Been Heard'

Prime Minister lands back in Israel following speech to Congress on the dangers of a 'bad deal' with Iran.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/4/2015, 12:02 PM

ADL: Netanyahu Sent a Clear Message to Iran

ADL notes Congress address was important in stating alternative to bad deal isn't war, but rather 'push for a better deal.'Ari Yashar, 3/4/2015, 12:15 AM

Pelosi 'Was Near To Tears' During Netanyahu Speech

House Democrat leader Nancy Pelosi says she was offended by Bibi's speech, 'saddened by the insult to the intelligence of the US'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/3/2015, 10:22 PM

Yes, Netanyahu Pulled it Off

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu came to Congress with one simple objective: and he pulled it off. Ari Soffer, 3/3/2015, 9:57 PM

Obama 'Unimpressed' With Netanyahu 'Theater'

Obama dismisses Congress speech as 'nothing new,' claiming Netanyahu 'didn't offer an alternative' to Iran deal - despite his outline.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/3/2015, 9:35 PM

Iran Fires Back: Netanyahu Doesn't Have Influence

Iranian vice-president dismisses Congress speech, as foreign ministry spokesperson calls Netanyahu's 'lie-spreading repetitious.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/3/2015, 8:48 PM

'Why Did Obama Fear This Speech?'

NY Assemblyman Dov Hikind says world should thank Netanyahu for unveiling 'uncomfortable truths' about the looming Iran nuclear deal.Ari Yashar, 3/3/2015, 8:07 PM

Binyamin Netanyahu Addresses US Congress

PM outlines 2 major problems with Iran deal; 'The greatest threat to the world is the marriage of radical Islam and nuclear weapons.'Ari Soffer, 3/3/2015, 7:04 PM

Kerry Won't Watch Netanyahu Congress Speech

Kerry makes known he won't watch speech live as he'll be negotiating with Iran about the very deal Netanyahu is warning against.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/3/2015, 5:35 PM

Report: Obama Cut Intel Cooperation with Israel

Israeli report indicates a deep crisis as disagreement on Iran has stopped cooperation for IAEA reports on Iranian nuclear facilities.Ari Yashar, 3/2/2015, 10:04 PM

Can Israel-US Relations be Repaired?

Perhaps now, says expert, but speech at Congress could expose divisions among Democrats in particular.Gedalyah Reback, 3/1/2015, 8:53 PM