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US lawmakers call on EU to fully ban Hezbollah

US lawmakers introduce resolution urging EU to fully designate Hezbollah a terrorist organization.

US lawmakers call on EU to fully ban Hezbollah

In Ohio, Jewish groups push to keep progressive candidate out of congress

Activists warn that if Nina Turner gains ground in her run for Congress in Ohio, it could mean trouble for Israel down the road.

Jewish groups push to keep progressive candidate out of congressplayer

Congressional trips to Israel postponed to 2022

AIPAC-affiliated congressional trips to Israel set for August delayed over Delta variant concerns.

Congressional trips to Israel postponed to 2022

Biden to ask Congress to replenish Iron Dome

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff confirms he intends to present to Congress a budget request to replenish Iron Dome.

Biden to ask Congress to replenish Iron Dome

Latino Jewish Congressional Caucus relaunches at AJC event

US Congressional caucus focuses on promoting cooperation between Jewish and Latino members of Congress on areas of mutual interest.

Latino Jewish Congressional Caucus relaunches at AJC event

Fighting for Israel in Congress

With Guardian of the Walls at an end, some USA lawmakers are fighting to protect Israel from criticism for the operation.

Fighting for Israel in Congressplayer

"Squad" member Ayanna Pressley attacks Israel in speech

Pressley accuses Israel of "police brutality and state-sanctioned violence" while making no mention of rockets from Hamas and other groups.

"Squad" member Ayanna Pressley attacks Israel in speech

UFO report expected in June: 'We're under siege'

Pentagon whistleblower warns of intelligence failure 'unheard of since 9/11.' Experts cite multiple encounters 'over dozens of years.'

UFO report expected in June: 'We're under siege'player

Watch: Sen. Ted Cruz struggling to keep his eyes open as Biden stumbles around speech

Senator Cruz seen struggling to remain awake during Biden's first address to a joint congressional meeting.

Watch: Sen. Cruz can't help dozing off during Biden speechplayer

Biden: America is on the move again

Biden in address to Congress: We will work closely with our allies to address the threats posed by Iran and North Korea.

Biden: America is on the move againplayer

75% of House members back no conditions on aid to Israel

Vast majority of lawmakers in House of Representatives reject bid to impose conditions on aid to Israel.

75% of House members back no conditions on aid to Israel

Congress – Israel's most systematic and challenging ally

Congress has systematically supported Israel and bolstered US-Israel cooperation, expressing the view of most US citizens. And now? Op-ed.

Congress – Israel's most systematic and challenging ally

Pelosi speaks to Netanyahu

US House Speaker says she spoke to PM "to reaffirm the unbreakable bond between our nations".

Pelosi speaks to Netanyahu

Coalition for Jewish Values: Anti-Semitism now accepted in Congress

Organization representing over 1,500 rabbis calls for House Democrats to remove Ilhan Omar from position as vice chair of committee.

Rabbinic group: Anti-Semitism now accepted in Congress

Following a string of controversies, Madison Cawthorn meets with his Jewish constituents

Freshman congressman who bragged about trying to convert Jews to Christianity and visited Hitler's vacation home meets with Jewish leaders.

After controversies, Rep Cawthorn meets with Jewish constituents

Bipartisan bill, backed by Jewish vets in Congress, would join US, Israel in PTSD research

Jewish military veterans among Democrat and Republican lawmakers pushing bill to bring Israeli and US PTSD researchers together.

Bipartisan bill aims to join US and Israel in PTSD research

Congresswoman: Gaza rockets prepared me for Capital insurrection

Representative Kathy Manning North Carolina says she faced worse than the January 6 attack on the Capitol fleeing rockets in Sderot.

Congresswoman: Gaza rockets prepared me for Capital insurrection

Congresswoman blamed deadly forest fire on Rothschild Inc and space lasers

Newly-unearthed social media posts by Georgia congresswoman show she accused 'Zionist supremacists' of seeking to replace white Americans.

Congresswoman blamed deadly fire on Rothschild Inc, space lasers

US lawmakers approve waiver for Biden's Defense Secretary pick

Both chambers of Congress approve waiver to permit retired Gen. Lloyd Austin to serve as Secretary of Defense.

US lawmakers approve waiver for Biden's Defense Secretary pick

US COVID-19 bill includes clause about UFOs

The newest aid bill from Congress requires USA military to publicize UFO research.

Congress to see Pentagon UFO research

G-d is on our side, who is on theirs?

The first daily prayer in Congress invoked, for the first time in 200 years, a pagan deity alongside the Name of G-d.

G-d is on our side, who is on theirs?

Congress certifies 270 votes, Biden victory sealed

US lawmakers reconvene to certify Joe Biden's victory after session was interrupted by rioters who stormed the Capitol building.

Congress certifies 270 votes, Biden victory sealed

Congress joint session to count, certify Electoral College votes

U.S. House of Representatives and Senate meet in joint session to tally results of Electoral College ballots for President and VP.

Congress joint session to count, certify Electoral College votesplayer

New congresswoman vows to hold onto her Glock at Capitol Hill

Congresswoman from Rifle, Colorado announces plans to bring her handgun with her to Washington DC - drawing rebuke from local police chief.

New congresswoman vows to hold onto her Glock at Capitol Hill

Trump criticizes Congress over COVID relief bill

US President calls on both chambers to send a new bill with an increase in stimulus money for Americans.

Trump criticizes Congress over COVID relief billplayer

Congress reaches deal on COVID-19 relief package

Republicans and Democrats strike deal on a nearly $900 billion COVID-19 relief package.

Congress reaches deal on COVID-19 relief package

Republican lawmaker: Remove Tlaib from all congressional committees

Rep. Guy Reschenthaler calls for removal of Rep. Rashida Tlaib from all committees due to her anti-Israel and anti-Semitic rhetoric.

Republican lawmaker: Remove Tlaib from all committees

Is the Sudan-Israel deal in jeopardy?

New York Times reports Sudan is demanding US Congress approve legislation protecting it from terror-related lawsuits by year's end.

Is the Sudan-Israel deal in jeopardy?

The Freedom Squad: 'Natural alliance based on love for America'

Fox News interviews newly-elected Rep congresswoman from NY, who says she and other refugees from Cuba elected to office will fight Dems.

The Freedom Squad: 'Natural alliance based on love for America'player

Congress to consider bill to provide Israel with bunker buster bombs

Bipartisan bill would allow sale of most powerful bombs in US arsenal to Israel in event Iran reaches nuclear breakout point.

Congress to consider bill to provide Israel with bunker busters

Overwhelming bipartisan support for Abraham Accords

91 senators and 372 house representatives have cosponsored two resolutions supporting the Abraham Accords between Israel, UAE and Bahrain

Overwhelming bipartisan support for Abraham Accords

'Israel must maintain a qualitative military edge'

US Rep. Brad Schneider: There's bipartisan consensus in Washington, Israel's security concerns are a top priority on Capitol Hill.

'Israel must maintain a qualitative military edge'player

MK Yaalon briefs US Congress on recent peace deals

MK Yaalon briefs Congressional Israel Allies Caucus on security implications of recent peace deals and steps toward normalization.

MK Yaalon briefs US Congress on recent peace deals

Congressional candidate Julie Hall, an Air Force Colonel (ret.) who loves America

Julie Hall, contender for Congress in Massachusetts' 4th district is for law and order, decries antisemitism and admires Israel. Op-ed.

Candidate Julie Hall, Air Force Colonel (ret.) who loves America

'My chances of winning congressional race get better every day'

Maryland congressional candidate Kimberly Klacik (R) discusses endorsement from President Trump and state of her Congress race.

'My chances of winning congressional race get better every day'player

Congress blocked arms sales to Turkey for 2 years

Bipartisan group of congressmen block military deals with Turkish government after Turkey purchases Russian S-400 system.

Congress blocked arms sales to Turkey for 2 years

Rep. Dan Crenshaw: Democrats falling for anti-Israel narrative

Republican congressman from Texas says Democratic party views world through lens of 'oppressor vs oppressed,' coloring views on Israel.

GOP congressman: Democrats falling for anti-Israel narrative

Trump vetoes Iran war powers resolution

Trump vetoes "insulting" resolution aimed at constraining his ability to take military action against Iran.

Trump vetoes Iran war powers resolution

Meet the former Israeli resident now running for Congress

Guido Weiss releases Hebrew political ad in the US, hoping to win over Israeli expats living in south Florida.

Meet the former Israeli resident now running for Congressplayer

House passes coronavirus relief package

Two days after the Senate, the House of Representatives also passes historic $2 trillion coronavirus relief package.

House passes coronavirus relief package