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

Republicans to introduce two bills against anti-Semitism

Senate Republicans set to introduce two bills that oppose anti-Semitism in wake of controversy surrounding Rep. Ilhan Omar.Ben Ariel, 3/26/2019, 6:52 AM

Senate votes to end support for Saudis in Yemen

Despite Trump's objection, Senate votes to end support for the Saudi Arabian-led war effort in Yemen.Ben Ariel, 3/14/2019, 3:03 AM

Senate approves bill including anti-BDS measures, aid to Israel

Senate approves by 77-23 majority a bill that codifies defense assistance to Israel and provides legal cover to states that target BDS.Elad Benari, 2/6/2019, 1:05 AM

Senate breaks with Trump on Syria

Republican-led Senate approves symbolic legislation opposing abrupt withdrawal of troops from Syria and Afghanistan.Ben Ariel, 2/5/2019, 3:12 AM

Senate opposes withdrawal from Syria and Afghanistan

Republican-led Senate advances largely symbolic legislation opposing plans for any abrupt withdrawal of troops from Syria and Afghanistan.Ben Ariel, 2/1/2019, 2:16 AM

Senate advances aid to Israel, anti-BDS legislation

US Senate advances bill that codifies assistance for Israel and protects states that ban BDS and which was blocked by Democrats earlier.Elad Benari, 1/29/2019, 3:13 AM

'Boycott the boycotters'

Israel's UN ambassador welcomes Senate bill that affirms the right of states to enact anti-BDS laws.Nitsan Keidar, 1/9/2019, 12:04 AM

Senate calls to end US support for war in Yemen

Amid tensions over Khashoggi murder, US Senate approves resolution to end support for Saudi-led war in Yemen.Ben Ariel, 12/14/2018, 5:06 AM

A bipartisan opportunity for Congress?

The midterm elections exposed deep divides in American society along racial, gender and geographical lines. Can the parties get above them?NPR, 11/8/2018, 4:16 AM

The critical November 2018 mid-term US election

After the elections, will Trump be a coattail – or an anchor chained – President?Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger , 11/4/2018, 10:09 PM

'Republican enthusiasm even greater now than in 2016'

'I'm optimistic.' Marc Zell, chief of Republicans Overseas Israel, says GOP poised to expand majority in Senate, could keep House.Eliran Aharon, 11/4/2018, 7:45 PM

Senate approves sanctions against use of human shields

Bill by Senators Ted Cruz and Joe Donnelly sanctions those who use human shields, including Hamas and Hezbollah.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/13/2018, 12:06 AM

Dems got their wish — wimpy Jeff Flake

They needed a softie, a man who cries easily, a girly-boy, a patsy, a Republican with no guts, no loyalty, a Trudeau look-alike and sound-like, to switch sides. Jack Engelhard, 10/2/2018, 6:09 AM

Senate advances Kavanaugh nomination

Senate Judiciary Committee votes to advance Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/28/2018, 9:09 PM

Feinstein refers Kavanaugh high school investigation to FBI

Sen. Dianne Feinstein reveals anonymous allegations against Trump Supreme Court nominee just before confirmation vote.Gary Willig, 9/14/2018, 11:40 AM

Sheldon Adelson gives $25 million to Republican-aligned group

In bid to preserve Senate majority, Jewish philanthropist funds PAC in effort to stave off Democratic gains in upcoming midterms.JTA and Mordechai Sones, 8/22/2018, 2:43 AM

How to hack a voting machine in less than two minutes

Rachel Tobac reports from DefCon hacking conference how easy it is to break into voting machines in 18 states used in Senate elections.Mordechai Sones, 8/14/2018, 7:37 PM

U.S. lawmakers urged to back bill calling out Hamas, Hezbollah

AIPAC and ADL are urging lawmakers to co-sponsor Senate bill targeting Hezbollah and Hamas for using human shields.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 8/11/2018, 1:51 AM

Senate solidifies aid package for Israel

Senate approves measure that codifies $38 billion defense aid package for Israel into law.Elad Benari, 8/3/2018, 5:35 AM

'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

Senate approves founder of Jewish org for top civil rights post

Kenneth Marcus, who backed including some extreme anti-Israel rhetoric in definition of anti-Semitism, approved over Democratic opposition.JTA, 6/7/2018, 10:57 PM

Senate confirms Gina Haspel as CIA chief

Senate votes 54-45 to confirm Gina Haspel as CIA Director, replacing Mike Pompeo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2018, 11:37 PM

Senate panel approves Pompeo nomination for Secretary of State

Senate panel votes to give CIA Director favorable recommendation that puts him on course to be confirmed as Secretary of State.Ben Ariel, 4/24/2018, 2:07 AM

Senator McCain in 'stable condition' following surgery

John McCain, diagnosed with cancer in 2017, underwent surgery to treat intestinal infection, said to be in 'stable condition'.David Rosenberg, 4/17/2018, 11:49 AM

Senate gives final approval to Taylor Force Act

Senate approves bill cutting funding to the PA if it continues to pay terrorists and their families.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/23/2018, 9:04 PM

Senate expected to approve Taylor Force Act this week

Senate expected to pass Taylor Force Act which would cut funding to the PA if it continues to pay terrorists.Elad Benari, 3/22/2018, 1:12 AM

Soldier who leaked info to WikiLeaks to run for Senate

Chelsea Manning, formerly known as Bradley Manning, to challenge Ben Cardin for seat in Maryland Senate.Ben Ariel, 1/15/2018, 4:43 AM

Senate committee advances Holocaust restitution bill

Senate committee advances bill to aid Holocaust survivors in obtaining restitution or return of assets.JTA, 12/7/2017, 2:32 PM

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 resolution defends Israel, condemns UNESCO

Ted Cruz introduces resolution affirming connection between Jewish people and Jerusalem, praises Trump for withdrawing from UNESCO.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/17/2017, 10:00 PM

Taylor Force Act to be enforced starting in 2018

Taylor Force Act, which cuts U.S. aid to PA until it stops paying terrorists, attached to the 2018 Foreign Operations budget in the Senate.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/9/2017, 12:25 AM

Senate calls on Trump to denounce white supremacists

Bipartisan resolution requiring president's signature calls on Trump to denounce 'white nationalism, white supremacy and neo-Nazism.'JTA, 9/7/2017, 10:26 PM

Jewish Senate candidate's Twitter hacked, shows David Duke likes

Jewish Republican candidate for US Senate discovers Twitter account hacked after it shows her liking posts by former KKK leader David Duke.JTA, 8/22/2017, 8:07 PM

Four US Senators and how they betrayed Taylor Force

The Taylor Force betrayal is also a betrayal of Israel. Jack Engelhard, 8/8/2017, 11:33 AM

Senate confirms Trump's pick for FBI chief

Senate votes 92-5 to confirm nomination of Christopher Wray as FBI Director.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/2/2017, 12:37 AM

Senate approves sanctions on Russia and Iran

Senate votes nearly unanimously to slap new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea, despite Trump's objection.Ben Ariel, 7/28/2017, 2:12 AM

Senate votes to begin debate on ObamaCare repeal

Senate votes to begin a debate on ObamaCare repeal legislation.Ben Ariel, 7/26/2017, 1:09 AM

Kushner, Trump Jr. to testify before Senate

Jared Kushner to appear before Senate Intelligence Committee. Trump Jr. will testify before Senate Judiciary Committee.Ben Ariel, 7/20/2017, 2:03 AM

Will a Jewish Nevada woman win a seat in the Senate?

Democrat Jacky Rosen says she wants to 'make a difference for things that matter.'JTA, 7/7/2017, 12:08 PM

Republicans delay vote on ObamaCare repeal

Senate Republicans delay effort to vote on legislation repealing ObamaCare until after the July 4 recess.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/27/2017, 11:39 PM

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

Senate passes sanctions bill on Iran, Russia

Bill punishing Russia for alleged election interference and Iran for ballistic missile program passes 98-2.Gary Willig, 6/15/2017, 10:42 PM

Israeli minister to US Senate: This is how you fight terror

Public Security Minister Erdan meets Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, speaks about effectively fighting terror at home and abroad.Ido Ben Porat, 6/7/2017, 10:42 AM

Senate approves resolution on Jerusalem reunification

By a vote of 90-0, Senate passes resolution reaffirming that Jerusalem is Israel's undivided capital.Ben Ariel, 6/6/2017, 3:06 AM

Cruz: Move the embassy to Jerusalem

Texas Senator speaks in honor of Jerusalem Day, reiterate support for formally recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's eternal capital.Elad Benari, 5/24/2017, 2:08 AM

Senators demand UN stop anti-Israel bias

All 100 Senators send letter to UN Secretary General, ask that he work to end world body's ongoing bias against Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/28/2017, 11:55 PM

Senate confirms Trump's Supreme Court nominee

Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court by a vote of 54-45.Ben Ariel, Canada, 4/7/2017, 9:11 PM

Senate confirms Trump pick for intelligence director

Senate confirms Dan Coats as the next director of national intelligence by majority of 85-12.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/16/2017, 4:12 AM

Senate unanimously calls on Trump to act against anti-Semitism

All 100 Senators sign letter urging President Donald Trump to act to stop wave of anti-Semitic incidents in US.JTA, 3/7/2017, 8:36 PM

OU backs bid to double security funding for Jewish institutions

Letter in US Senate calls for increased security funding for Jewish and Muslim institutions in wake of anti-Semitic threats.JTA, 3/7/2017, 3:24 PM

Congress introduces legislation to help Holocaust survivors

Congress introduces legislation to assist survivors in obtaining restitution of assets stolen in the Holocaust.JTA, 3/3/2017, 4:57 AM

Senate confirms Trump's Commerce Secretary

Senate approves nomination of Wilbur Ross as Commerce Secretary by a majority of 72-27.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/28/2017, 3:12 AM

Watch: Anti-Israel radicals disrupt confirmation hearing

Anti-Israel radicals attempt to shut down Senate confirmation hearing of David Friedman as Ambassador to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/16/2017, 6:58 PM

Trump's labor secretary withdraws nomination

Andrew Puzder withdraws nomination for Secretary of Labor amid several scandals.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/16/2017, 1:05 AM

Senate confirms new Treasury Secretary

Senate confirms Steven Mnuchin by a majority of 53-47.Ben Ariel, 2/14/2017, 3:10 AM

Senate confirms Trump's attorney general

Senate votes 52-47 to confirm Senator Jeff Sessions as attorney general.Ben Ariel, 2/9/2017, 2:36 AM