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16 Democrats vote in favor

House rebukes Biden for withholding Israel aid

Israel Security Assistance Support Act, which condemns Biden's posture on Israel’s military action in Gaza, passes in a 224 to 187 vote. Biden has already said he will veto the bill if it clears the Senate.

House rebukes Biden for withholding Israel aid

The time for Jexit has come

The Democrats should start worrying about what it might be like not to have the Jews to kick around anymore. Op-ed.

The time for Jexit has come

House Democrats:

'We cannot undermine our ally Israel'

26 Democratic members of Congress urge White House to deliver security aid to Israel, after the Biden administration cancelled a shipment over Rafah operation.

'We cannot undermine our ally Israel'

A carefully manufactured myth

If Biden is the Democrat presidential candidate, those who hate Jews for will vote for him no matter what he says or does. Opinion.

A carefully manufactured myth

House approves:

'From the River to the Sea' is antisemitic

US House of Representatives passes, by a majority of 377 to 44, a resolution condemning the chant “From the River to the Sea, Palestine will be free” as antisemitic.

'From the River to the Sea' is antisemitic

House Speaker to promote Israel aid bill

House Speaker Mike Johnson plans to move forward with four individual bills to fund Israel, Ukraine and Taiwan. White House reiterates its objection to standalone bills.

House Speaker to promote Israel aid bill

Trump:

'Any Jewish person who votes for Biden does not love Israel'

Former US President repeats previous criticism: Biden is no fan of Israel. Any Jewish person that votes for Biden should be spoken to.

'Any Jewish person who votes for Biden does not love Israel'

House Speaker:

'Time to stop lecturing Israel on how it should defend itself'

US House Speaker Mike Johnson blasts “appalling” lack of support for Israel from some Democrats.

'Time to stop lecturing Israel on how it should defend itself'

Senator Menendez:

'I will not run for reelection'

Sen. Bob Menendez, who is facing bribery charges, says he will not run for reelection in the Democratic primary but may run as an independent candidate.

'I will not run for reelection'

John Kirby:

'Netanyahu can decide who he wants to talk to'

US National Security Council spokesman comments on Netanyahu's decision to speak to Senate Republicans via video: Support for Israel has been a long-standing bipartisan issue in this country.

'Netanyahu can decide who he wants to talk to'

Schumer responds to Trump:

'To make Israel a partisan issue only hurts Israel'

Senate Majority Leader fires back at Trump over criticism of Jews who vote for Democrats: Trump is making highly partisan and hateful rants.

'To make Israel a partisan issue only hurts Israel'

Trump:

'Jews who vote for Democrats hate their religion'

Former US President lashes out at the Democratic Party, says it hates Israel and that Jews who vote for that party "hate everything about Israel and they should be ashamed of themselves".

'Jews who vote for Democrats hate their religion'

Rep. Omar:

'I will support Biden despite differences on Israel'

Despite her criticism of Biden's support for Israel during the war in Gaza, Minnesota lawmaker says she will back him in the November election.

'I will support Biden despite differences on Israel'

2024 US elections:

Biden and Trump clinch presidential nominations

Biden and Trump win enough delegates to secure their parties' presidential nominations, setting up a rematch of the 2020 contest in the election in November.

Biden and Trump clinch presidential nominations

'Super Tuesday' live updates:

Trump and Biden appear headed for 2024 rematch

Millions of Americans vote as 16 states and one US territory hold presidential nominating contests. Trump has won 11 states, Haley only one.

Trump and Biden appear headed for 2024 rematch

Chair of Republicans in Israel:

Obama folks run the White House, promote PA state

Attorney Marc Zell, Chairman of Republicans Overseas Israel, speaks to Arutz Sheva: Israel needs to stay the course. Do not listen to the Americans. Do not succumb to international pressure.

Obama folks run the White House, promote PA state

2024 US elections:

Trump, Biden win Michigan primaries

US networks project that Donald Trump has won the Michigan Republican primary, while Biden won Michigan for the Democrats, despite resistance by some Arab American Democrats.

Trump, Biden win Michigan primaries

Over Israel criticism

Rep. Torres quits Congressional Progressive Caucus

New York Democrat has been one of the most vocally pro-Israel Democrats in the House.

Rep. Torres quits Congressional Progressive Caucus

Tlaib votes 'present'

House condemns Hamas' sexual violence

House of Representatives passes bipartisan resolution condemning Hamas terrorists’ use of rape and sexual violence during and since October 7.

House condemns Hamas' sexual violence

Will replace George Santos

Democrat Tom Suozzi wins New York special election

Suozzi defeated Republican candidate Mazi Pilip, an American Israeli woman who was born in Ethiopia and was brought to Israel in 1991 during Israel’s “Operation Solomon”.

Democrat Tom Suozzi wins New York special election

Senate approves promotion of Israel aid bill

Senate sets the stage for final passage of a $95.34 billion aid package for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan, though there are doubts it will pass the Republican-controlled House of Representatives.

Senate approves promotion of Israel aid bill

Biden threatens to veto House's Israel aid bill

The Biden administration opposes the legislation due to the fact that it supports a broader bill which provides assistance to both Ukraine and Israel while providing new funds for border security.

Biden threatens to veto House's Israel aid bill

House Speaker:

'House will vote on Israel aid bill next week'

House Speaker Mike Johnson announces standalone $17.6 billion Israel aid bill. White House: A ploy which does nothing.

'House will vote on Israel aid bill next week'

Biden wins South Carolina primary

US President wins Democratic primary, defeating longshot candidates Marianne Williamson and Dean Phillips.

Biden wins South Carolina primary

Rep. Ritchie Torres:

Celebrating 7/10 like celebrating lynchings

Ritchie Torres: Anti-Israel protesters celebrating Oct. 7 are like white people who cheered lynchings.

Celebrating 7/10 like celebrating lynchings

Biden to meet Congress leaders, discuss Israel aid

National security supplemental package that includes funding for Ukraine and Israel has been in flux due to disagreements between Democrats and Republicans.

Biden to meet Congress leaders, discuss Israel aid

Sanders:

'You can be pro-Israel without supporting Netanyahu'

Senator Sanders warns Biden his support for Israel’s military operation in Gaza could affect his standing among young progressive voters.

'You can be pro-Israel without supporting Netanyahu'

Democrats shouldn’t be surprised young Leftists are anti-Israel

To the older faction, the conflict is not about race, as they are under no TikTok-influenced illusions about which side is genocidal.Op-ed.

Democrats shouldn’t be surprised young Leftists are anti-Israel

Senate fails to pass Israel aid package

Senate Republicans block aid for Israel and Ukraine amid dispute about border security policy.

Senate fails to pass Israel aid package

House approves resolution condemning antisemitism

Measure passes by vote of 311 to 14, Some Democrats take issue with language stating that “anti-Zionism is antisemitism.”

House approves resolution condemning antisemitism

Ilhan Omar leads effort to block military aid to Israel

Lawmakers from the Democratic Party, led by Omar, introduce bill seeking to block a $320 million arms sale to Israel.

Ilhan Omar leads effort to block military aid to Israel

Former Minneapolis City Council member seeks to oust Omar

Don Samuels announces he'll try to unseat controversial congresswoman for a second time, after she narrowly defeated him in 2022.

Former Minneapolis City Council member seeks to oust Omar

Why progressives can’t simply condemn antisemitism

Democrats demand the suppression of speech they disagree with, but they cannot seem to unify against crass antisemitism. Op-ed.

Why progressives can’t simply condemn antisemitism

Senate Democrats block bill providing aid to Israel

The bill passed the House last week, but Democrats are opposed to it since it does not include Ukraine aid as well.

Senate Democrats block bill providing aid to Israel

'Off-year election':

Kentucky reelects Democratic Governor

Americans cast votes in a variety of polls, from governorships to local referenda.

Kentucky reelects Democratic Governor

Bipartisan show of support:

House marks one month since Hamas attack on Israel

House Speaker Mike Johnson and Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries host bipartisan candlelight vigil for Israeli victims and hostages.

House marks one month since Hamas attack on Israel

'Repugnant, disgraceful':

White House press secretary blasts 'Squad' statements on Israel

White House press secretary blasts members of so-called "Squad" who called for US aid to Israel to be cut following Hamas attack.

White House press secretary blasts 'Squad' statements on Israel

Senators to Biden:

'No to defense treaty with Saudi Arabia as part of Israel deal'

20 senators from Democratic Party write to Biden, call for Israel-Saudi deal to preserve "two-state solution".

'No to defense treaty with Saudi Arabia as part of Israel deal'

After indictment:

Democrats urge Menendez to resign

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy among senior Democrats who urge Sen. Bob Menendez to resign following indictment on federal bribery charges.

Democrats urge Menendez to resign

Senators to Biden:

'Do not accept Israel into the Visa Waiver Program'

15 Democratic senators claim Israel is not abiding by its commitments and as such should not be accepted to Visa Waiver Program.

'Do not accept Israel into the Visa Waiver Program'

Haley:

'A younger generation needs to take over'

Republican presidential candidate calls for “younger generation” of congressional leaders.

'A younger generation needs to take over'

Report:

White House briefing Democrats on Saudi-Israel normalization

White House officials have been holding meetings with Democratic senators, seeking support for future deal between Israel and Saudi Arabia.

White House briefing Democrats on Saudi-Israel normalization

Trump's former attorney considering Congress run

Michael Cohen, who served as Trump’s personal attorney, considering a run as a Democrat in Manhattan.

Trump's former attorney considering Congress run

Michigan Democrat apologizes for Israel visit

Senator Sylvia Santana apologizes for her recent visit to Israel after it caused an uproar among her Arab and Muslim constituents.

Michigan Democrat apologizes for Israel visit

PM to Democratic lawmakers:

'We'll do what we have to regardless of Iran agreements'

PM meets AIPAC delegation of Democratic Congressmen, says Israel will do what it must to defend itself from Iran's genocidal ambitions.

'We'll do what we have to regardless of Iran agreements'

Democrats promoting:

Congress resolution would back anti-gov't protesters in Israel

Group of Democratic lawmakers advancing official congressional resolution in support of Israel's protest movement against judicial reform.

Congress resolution would back anti-gov't protesters in Israel

Maryland: Jewish Democrat announces run for Congress

Joel Rubin, veteran of a number of Jewish organizations, to run for Congress in Maryland.

Maryland: Jewish Democrat announces run for Congress

House approves resolution:

'Israel is not a racist or apartheid state'

House of Representatives votes 412-9 in favor of resolution condemning antisemitism and supporting Israel. All nine opposed were Democrats.

'Israel is not a racist or apartheid state'

McCarthy to Democrats:

'Do something about the antisemitic remarks'

House Speaker responds to Rep. Pramila Jayapal's comments on Israel: She's not the first Democrat to make antisemitic comments.

'Do something about the antisemitic remarks'

'In solidarity with Palestinians':

Rep. Tlaib joins boycott of Herzog's Congress speech

Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib joins other Democrats in boycotting President Isaac Herzog’s speech before joint session of Congress.

Rep. Tlaib joins boycott of Herzog's Congress speech

'A vile antisemitic trope':

House Democratic Leader blasts RFK Jr.

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries criticizes Democratic presidential candidate who claimed COVID-19 was “ethnically targeted” to spare Ashkenazi Jews.

House Democratic Leader blasts RFK Jr.

Democrat lawmaker:

'Israel isn't racist, Netanyahu's gov't has racist policies'

Rep. Pramila Jayapal walks back comments suggesting Israel as a racist state, says she was referring to current government's policies.

'Israel isn't racist, Netanyahu's gov't has racist policies'

Group of Democrats:

Arab Americans face 'harassment' when traveling to Israel

Progressive Democrats seek to stall Israel’s entry into a coveted visa waiver program.

Arab Americans face 'harassment' when traveling to Israel

Biden and McCarthy reach deal to raise debt ceiling

McCarthy says the House will vote on the agreement on Wednesday.

Biden and McCarthy reach deal to raise debt ceiling

Zak Malamed, a Jewish Democrat, aims to unseat George Santos

Zak Malamed is the latest Jewish Democrat running to unseat George Santos.

Zak Malamed, a Jewish Democrat, aims to unseat George Santos

Republicans and Democrats accuse each other of dissing Israel

Republicans blast Biden for snubbing Netanyahu, as Democrats claim Republicans' planned spending cuts endanger aid to Israel.

Republicans and Democrats accuse each other of dissing Israel

Left-wing NYC Council members vote against End Jew Hatred Day

Group of hard left Brooklyn Democrats refuse to support adopting May 29 as day marking fight against antisemitism.

Left-wing NYC Council members vote against End Jew Hatred Day

Democrats introduce bill honoring American Holocaust rescuers

Legislation seeks to award collective Congressional Gold Medal to prominent Democrats who aided Jewish refugees during Holocaust.

Democrats introduce bill honoring American Holocaust rescuers

Democrats to Biden:

'Ensure aid to Israel isn't used in human rights violations'

14 Democratic lawmakers urge Biden administration to undertake "foundational shift" in its approach to Israeli-Palestinian Arab conflict.

'Ensure aid to Israel isn't used in human rights violations'

Top Dems, GOP gain access to Trump, Biden classified docs

Senior Democrats and Republicans in Congress granted access to documents retrieved from residences of Trump, Biden, and Pence.

Top Dems, GOP gain access to Trump, Biden classified docs