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House of Representatives drops aid to Israel from spending bill

House of Representatives drops aid to Israel from spending bill

Democrats remove support for Israel's Iron Dome from spending bill, following threats by some on the Left to block budget.David Rosenberg, 22/09/2021 07:51
House Democrats threatening to foil Israel aid bill

House Democrats threatening to foil Israel aid bill

Acknowledged anti-Israel activists Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib threatening to bring down the bill.Eitan Divinsky, 21/09/2021 21:54
Democratic senators criticize Biden over Afghanistan pullout

Democratic senators criticize Biden over Afghanistan pullout

Senator Bob Menendez, normally a Biden ally, says the withdrawal from Afghanistan was "fatally flawed".Ben Ariel, 15/09/2021 06:34
President Isaac Herzog meets with Democrat delegation

President Isaac Herzog meets with Democrat delegation

Israel's President meets with a delegation of Democrat Senators in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff , 03/09/2021 14:22
Democrat rejects Biden's comments on Afghanistan: Utter BS

Democrat rejects Biden's comments on Afghanistan: Utter BS

Rep. Seth Moulton rejects Biden’s claim that some Afghans weren’t evacuated from the country sooner because they didn’t want to leave.Ben Ariel, 18/08/2021 04:41
Leftist Democrats target Jerusalem

Leftist Democrats target Jerusalem

Seven Congress members try to revoke tax-exempt donations to US charities supporting Jews in Judea, Samaria and East Jerusalem. Op-ed.A.J. Kaufman, 09/08/2021 18:43
House rejects effort to seat GOP leader's picks for Jan. 6 probe

House rejects effort to seat GOP leader's picks for Jan. 6 probe

House defeats effort by Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy to seat his preferred members for committee probing Capitol attack.Ben Ariel, 27/07/2021 06:10
GOP lawmaker: Pelosi responsible for breakdown in Capitol security

GOP lawmaker: Pelosi responsible for breakdown in Capitol security

Rep. Jim Banks says House Speaker wants to "stick to her narrative" in committee probing January 6 Capitol attack.Ben Ariel, 26/07/2021 03:58
Pelosi: Probe of Capitol riots will go on even without Republicans

Pelosi: Probe of Capitol riots will go on even without Republicans

House Speaker says congressional committee investigating January 6 Capitol riots will do its work whether Republicans participate or not.Elad Benari, 23/07/2021 05:37
Radical, centrist Democrats bogged down on budget priorities

Radical, centrist Democrats bogged down on budget priorities

Tensions are bubbling as moderate and progressive House Democrats vie for their spending choices to be met first.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/07/2021 14:57
Texas Democrats sing 'We Shall Overcome' after fleeing voting on GOP-led bill

Texas Democrats sing 'We Shall Overcome' after fleeing voting on GOP-led bill

In the midst of their press briefing, Texas Dems broke out in song after going to Washington to prevent the passage of a GOP-led bill.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/07/2021 07:42
Eric Adams emerges as winner of NYC Democratic mayoral primary

Eric Adams emerges as winner of NYC Democratic mayoral primary

Preliminary vote count finds Eric Adams is narrowly ahead of Kathryn Garcia, 50.5 percent to 49.5 percent.Elad Benari, 07/07/2021 03:38
Poll: Nearly half of Republicans don't plan to vaccinate against coronavirus

Poll: Nearly half of Republicans don't plan to vaccinate against coronavirus

New poll shows Americans' decision to vaccinate splits largely along party lines.Nissan Tzur, 05/07/2021 14:54
Omar walks back comments on Jewish Democrats

Omar walks back comments on Jewish Democrats

Rep. Ilhan Omar highlights historic ties between Black and the Jewish communities after controversial interview on CNN.Elad Benari, 01/07/2021 06:05
House votes to create committee to probe Capitol riots

House votes to create committee to probe Capitol riots

House of Representatives passes legislation to create select committee focused solely on investigating January 6 Capitol riot.Elad Benari, 01/07/2021 04:15
Jewish leaders condemn Omar's anti-Semitic accusations

Jewish leaders condemn Omar's anti-Semitic accusations

Conference of Presidents criticizes Ilhan Omar after she said that Jewish Democrats are not “partners in justice.”Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/07/2021 03:37
Ilhan Omar sparks outrage after telling CNN Jewish Dems not “partners in justice”

Ilhan Omar sparks outrage after telling CNN Jewish Dems not “partners in justice”

After refusing to take back previous offensive comment, Omar fires back with "classic anti-Semitic themes about Jewish clannishness."Dan Verbin, 30/06/2021 17:33
Meghan McCain to Sanders: You are the godfather of the Squad

Meghan McCain to Sanders: You are the godfather of the Squad

"The View" co-host criticizes Bernie Sanders for not speaking out against lawmakers who have made anti-Israel statements.Elad Benari, 24/06/2021 06:36
GOP resolution censuring Ilhan Omar and the Squad not likely to pass

GOP resolution censuring Ilhan Omar and the Squad not likely to pass

GOP resolution censuring Ilhan Omar and the Squad for recent anti-Israel rhetoric likely will not pick up enough Dem support to pass.Dan Verbin, 14/06/2021 21:42
Omar fires back at Jewish colleagues: Statement is full of 'Islamophobic tropes'

Omar fires back at Jewish colleagues: Statement is full of 'Islamophobic tropes'

Rep. Ilhan Omar responds to her colleagues who urged her to take back statement equating Israel to Hamas and the Taliban.Elad Benari, 11/06/2021 02:58
Jewish Democrats: 'False equivalencies give cover to terrorist groups'

Jewish Democrats: 'False equivalencies give cover to terrorist groups'

12 Jewish Democrats say grouping of Israel and the US with Hamas and the Taliban gives terrorists cover, call on Ilhan Omar to clarify.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 10/06/2021 07:36
Rep. Ted Deutch slams colleagues for anti-Israel bias: 'It leads to anti-Semitism'

Rep. Ted Deutch slams colleagues for anti-Israel bias: 'It leads to anti-Semitism'

Rep. Ted Deutch blames Democratic colleagues who oppose Israel for spike in anti-Semitism.Ben Sales, JTA, 05/06/2021 22:20
Poll: GOP leadership not conservative enough for party base

Poll: GOP leadership not conservative enough for party base

Democrats polled also hold similar views about their party's liberal base versus leadership.Dan Verbin, 03/06/2021 22:09
Democrats urge Blinken to press Israel on Gaza reconstruction

Democrats urge Blinken to press Israel on Gaza reconstruction

17 Democratic Senators write to Secretary of State, urge him to press Israel to allow materials for reconstruction into Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/06/2021 01:07
Cruz: Biden showed weakness and emboldened Hamas

Cruz: Biden showed weakness and emboldened Hamas

Texas Senator says President Joe Biden was soft on Israel’s foes and invited further violence during recent fighting.Elad Benari, 01/06/2021 02:11
Rabbis laud Democratic 'lone voices' condemning anti-Semitism

Rabbis laud Democratic 'lone voices' condemning anti-Semitism

Coalition of American rabbis praises four Congressional Democrats as 'lone voices' calling out anti-Semitism, while ripping top House Dems.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/05/2021 18:30
Four Jewish Dems call out statements that Israel is 'apartheid' as anti-Semitic

Four Jewish Dems call out statements that Israel is 'apartheid' as anti-Semitic

Calling Israel ‘apartheid’ and ‘terrorist’ is anti-Semitic, say 4 Jewish Democrats targeting party colleagues.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 27/05/2021 08:31
Dov Hikind: "Leftist Condemnations of anti-Semitism Are Practically Worthless"

Dov Hikind: "Leftist Condemnations of anti-Semitism Are Practically Worthless"

Former NY Dem politician questions why the left can't call out anti-Semitism without obfuscating by calling out other forms of hatred.Dan Verbin, 24/05/2021 20:36
The bipartisan consensus on Israel broke, and the GOP can’t be blamed

The bipartisan consensus on Israel broke, and the GOP can’t be blamed

The first post-BLM summer flare-up of Mideast fighting exposed a fundamental shift in how many Democrats think about the Jewish state.Op-ed.Jonathan S. Tobin, 20/05/2021 10:00
House approves commission to probe Capitol riot

House approves commission to probe Capitol riot

House of Representatives passes bill to establish a commission to investigate the January 6 attack on the Capitol.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/05/2021 03:37
Powerful House Dem. decides not to delay transfer of missiles to Israel.

Powerful House Dem. decides not to delay transfer of missiles to Israel.

US House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee chairman Gregory Meeks will not ask Biden Admin. to delay missile transfer/Ron Kampeas/JTA, 18/05/2021 22:19
"Squad" member Ayanna Pressley attacks Israel in speech

"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.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 14/05/2021 22:46
Democrat accuses US of funding IDF to “police and kill Palestinians”

Democrat accuses US of funding IDF to “police and kill Palestinians”

Cori Bush, a member of "the Squad," gives speech in Congress accusing Israel of a "system of violent oppression and trauma."Dan Verbin, Canada, 14/05/2021 22:13
National VP of College Democrats accuses Israel of "genocide"

National VP of College Democrats accuses Israel of "genocide"

Uni of Oklahoma pro-Palestinian protest ends up "demonizing an entire country" as campus Students for Israel group feared would happen.Dan Verbin, 13/05/2021 16:30
AZ Jewish Democrat calls out party for "false & biased rhetoric"

AZ Jewish Democrat calls out party for "false & biased rhetoric"

Alma Hernandez tweets that "Israel has the right to defend itself PERIOD."Dan Verbin, 12/05/2021 19:52
Democrats aim to spend $25 billion for electric bus fleet

Democrats aim to spend $25 billion for electric bus fleet

As part of the Biden infrastructure plan, Democrats putting forward legislation to electrify every school bus in America.Dan Verbin, 21/04/2021 22:08
Democrats to propose expansion of US Supreme Court

Democrats to propose expansion of US Supreme Court

Congressional Democrats propose expanding SCOTUS from 9 justices to 13, in an effort to tip the balance.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/04/2021 14:40
Democrat-run House Foreign Affairs Committee erases Jews from Yom HaShoah

Democrat-run House Foreign Affairs Committee erases Jews from Yom HaShoah

Statement also spells Holocaust with a lowercase H and fails to mention anti-Semitism while referencing "prejudice and injustice."Dan Verbin, 09/04/2021 01:22
GOP Senate leader McConnell signals battle over trillion dollar Biden infrastructure bill

GOP Senate leader McConnell signals battle over trillion dollar Biden infrastructure bill

Senate Minority leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday pledged to oppose “every step of the way” Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure plan.Dan Verbin, 02/04/2021 03:17
US senators to Biden: Iran agreement should address other issues too

US senators to Biden: Iran agreement should address other issues too

43 senators from both parties call on Biden to work toward international agreement that addresses issues beyond just Iran's nuclear program.Elad Benari, 26/03/2021 05:33
140 lawmakers to Biden: Take 'comprehensive' approach to Iran

140 lawmakers to Biden: Take 'comprehensive' approach to Iran

Bipartisan group of 140 House lawmakers say new agreement with Iran should address other threats besides the nuclear one.Elad Benari, 11/03/2021 04:10
Young Israel: Omar and Tlaib's stance warrants removal from congressional committees

Young Israel: Omar and Tlaib's stance warrants removal from congressional committees

NCYI: Strip Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib of committee assignments in light of their support for BDS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/02/2021 06:42
Republican lawmaker: Remove Omar from Foreign Affairs Committee

Republican lawmaker: Remove Omar from Foreign Affairs Committee

Rep. Brian Babin proposes removal of controversial Democratic lawmaker from House Foreign Affairs Committee.Ben Ariel, 03/02/2021 06:12
Joe’s Jews

Joe’s Jews

Joe’s Jews have a particularly poisonous antipathy to Israel––a condition unmistakably and accurately identified as antisemitism. Op-ed.Joan Swirsky, 02/02/2021 12:05
Democrats seek to expel Republican Greene from committees

Democrats seek to expel Republican Greene from committees

Congressional Democrats move to strip Marjorie Taylor Greene of committee assignments over series of incendiary comments.Ben Ariel, 02/02/2021 04:38
Republicans must learn to play hardball

Republicans must learn to play hardball

Republicans must be ready to go the distance and play hard ball if they want to regain in 2022 what they lost in 2000. Op-ed.Alan Bergstein, 01/02/2021 07:53
Democratic lawmaker tests positive for coronavirus

Democratic lawmaker tests positive for coronavirus

Rep. Stephen Lynch tests positive for COVID-19 after getting second dose of vaccine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/01/2021 03:11
Democrats send Trump impeachment article to the Senate

Democrats send Trump impeachment article to the Senate

Senate leaders have agreed to postpone the start of the public trial until the week of February 8.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/01/2021 03:02
Democratic lawmakers criticize Israel over vaccines for PA

Democratic lawmakers criticize Israel over vaccines for PA

Two Democratic lawmakers say Israel should distribute COVID-19 vaccinations to Palestinian Arabs.Elad Benari, 25/01/2021 05:54
Democrats to send article of impeachment against Trump to Senate on Monday

Democrats to send article of impeachment against Trump to Senate on Monday

Unless senators strike an agreement to delay Trump's second impeachment trial, it will begin on Tuesday.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 22/01/2021 21:26
The revenge factor in America's crisis: Pelosi and others

The revenge factor in America's crisis: Pelosi and others

The Democrats did not seek Justice, but to avenge Trump’s threat to their elites in msm, in bureaucracy, and their politicians. Op-ed. Howard Rotberg, 21/01/2021 14:30
Democrats officially take control of the Senate

Democrats officially take control of the Senate

Senator Charles Schumer becomes Senate Majority Leader with the swearing in of three new Democrats.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/01/2021 03:59
Democrats were for riots before they were against them

Democrats were for riots before they were against them

Now, as the Democrats expect to take power, they suddenly decided that rioting is bad.Their outrage is a farce.Daniel Greenfield, 11/01/2021 19:00
House Democrats to submit article of impeachment against Trump today

House Democrats to submit article of impeachment against Trump today

Trump is a accused of inciting deadly riot at Capitol building last week.Gary Willig, 11/01/2021 17:40
Pelosi: Democrats will move forward with Trump impeachment

Pelosi: Democrats will move forward with Trump impeachment

House Speaker says Democrats will first call on Pence to invoke 25th Amendment and will move to impeach Trump if he doesn't.Ben Ariel, 11/01/2021 03:05
Ossoff projected to win second Georgia runoff

Ossoff projected to win second Georgia runoff

Ossoff's victory will tie the Senate at 50-50, allowing Vice President-elect Harris to use her tie-breaking vote.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/01/2021 00:38
Close contests unfolding in Georgia runoffs

Close contests unfolding in Georgia runoffs

Races still too close to call in election that will decide which party controls the Senate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/01/2021 07:51