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House Speaker Johnson:

'The American people deserve to know the truth'

US House Speaker Mike Johnson promises full investigation into the assassination attempt on former President Donald Trump.

'The American people deserve to know the truth'

House Oversight Committee subpoenas top Biden aides

GOP-led House Oversight Committee subpoenas three senior White House aides, demanding they sit for depositions regarding President Joe Biden's health.

House Oversight Committee subpoenas top Biden aides

Over warrants for Israelis

House approves bill to sanction ICC officials

US House of Representatives passes legislation that would sanction International Criminal Court for requesting arrest warrants for Netanyahu and other Israeli officials.

House approves bill to sanction ICC officials

White House to Stefanik:

'There has been no better friend to Israel than President Biden'

White House fires back at at Rep. Elise Stefanik after she criticized Biden during her speech at the Knesset.

'There has been no better friend to Israel than President Biden'

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

After anti-Israel comment:

Omar faces censure motion at the House

Rep. Don Bacon introduces motion to censure Rep. Ilhan Omar, who referred to some Jewish students as "pro-genocide".

Omar faces censure motion at the House

Amid campus protests

US House approves antisemitism bill

House of Representatives approves bipartisan Antisemitism Awareness Act by a majority of 320 to 91.

US House approves antisemitism bill

Unless it is sold

House passes legislation that would ban TikTok

US House of Representatives passes legislation that would ban TikTok in the United States if its China-based owner doesn't sell its stake within a year.

House passes legislation that would ban TikTok

'The US-Israel alliance is critical'

Ambassador Herzog thanks House for approving aid bill

Israel’s Ambassador to the US thanks House of Representatives for approving bill to provide billions of dollars in military aid for Israel: We live in a dangerous world and the US-Israel alliance is all the more critical at this time.

Ambassador Herzog thanks House for approving aid bill

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

Rutgers added to House probe of campus antisemitism

House Education Committee says it has sent a letter to Rutgers University requesting information regarding its handling of antisemitism on campus.

Rutgers added to House probe of campus antisemitism

PM to US congressmen:

'We have to win. There is no substitute for victory'

Prime Minister Netanyahu met with a bipartisan delegation of congressmen and briefed them on the war in Gaza. 'It's very important for us to maintain bipartisan support at all times, but especially in these trying times.'

'We have to win. There is no substitute for victory'

Bipartisan support:

House approves bill that could ban TikTok

House of Representatives approves bill that could lead to a nationwide ban against TikTok by a majority of 352 to 65. It is not yet clear what how the bill will fare in the Senate.

House approves bill that could ban TikTok

House lawmakers advances bill banning TikTok

US House lawmakers vote to advance a bill that would ban TikTok from US app stores unless ByteDance divests the company.

House lawmakers advances bill banning TikTok

Harvard subpoenaed in House antisemitism probe

House Education and the Workforce Committee subpoenas Harvard University for alleged obstruction of antisemitism investigation.

Harvard subpoenaed in House antisemitism probe

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

House votes to impeach Homeland Security Secretary

House votes to impeach Mayorkas by a narrow majority of 214-213. The matter would next go to the Senate for a trial, but it may be indefinitely shelved to a committee.

House votes to impeach Homeland Security Secretary

Columbia U. added to House antisemitism probe

Congressional committee probing campus antisemitism expands its investigation to include Columbia University.

Columbia U. added to House antisemitism probe

House Speaker:

'Jewish people deserve to live in their homeland'

House of Representatives Speaker Mike Johnson hosts Knesset Speaker Amir Ohana. Also in attendance: Israel’s Ambassador to the United States, Michael Herzog, and family members of hostages being held captive by Hamas.

'Jewish people deserve to live in their homeland'

Vote falls short

House fails to pass standalone Israel aid bill

Democrats reject the measure, saying they want a vote on a broader measure that would also provide assistance to Ukraine and new money for border security.

House fails to pass standalone 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'

Congress bans Hamas from entering USA

A bill barring anyone who took part in the October 7th massacre or participating organizations passed by a vote of 422 to 2, with one abstention.

Congress bans Hamas from entering USA

314 to 108 majority

US House votes to avoid government shutdown

House of Representatives votes to advance a short-term government funding extension. The bill now goes to President Joe Biden's desk.

US House votes to avoid government shutdown

House Republicans demand answers from UNRWA chief

House Foreign Affairs Committee seeks testimony from UNRWA Director-General on the organization's aid to Hamas.

House Republicans demand answers from UNRWA chief

House committees recommend:

Hold Hunter Biden in contempt of Congress

Two Republican-led House committees vote to approve a report recommending contempt of Congress resolution against President's son.

Hold Hunter Biden in contempt of Congress

Antisemitism probe:

House panel seeks documents from Harvard

House of Representatives panel gives Harvard two weeks to produce list of documents related to a probe on antisemitism at the school.

House panel seeks documents from Harvard

House condemns antisemitism on college campuses

House of Representatives passes bipartisan resolution denouncing university presidents who testified before Congress last week.

House condemns antisemitism on college campuses

House votes to authorize impeachment inquiry into Biden

House of Representatives votes to authorize its impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden. The vote was along party lines.

House votes to authorize impeachment inquiry into Biden

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

House passes bill to block Iran from unfrozen $6 billion

House of Representatives passes bill that would permanently freeze $6 billion that was opened to Iran as part of prisoner swap.

House passes bill to block Iran from unfrozen $6 billion

Overwhelming majority:

House approves resolution affirming Israel's right to exist

House of Representatives approves resolution which affirms Israel’s right to exist by a majority of 412 to 1.

House approves resolution affirming Israel's right to exist

Following damning report:

Rep. George Santos says he will not seek reelection

Embattled lawmaker drops reelection bid after House Ethics Committee says there is substantial evidence he violated federal criminal laws.

Rep. George Santos says he will not seek reelection

'It's like visiting Auschwitz'

US lawmakers horrified by video of Hamas atrocities

House lawmakers from both parties left in shock and disbelief after seeing footage of Hamas atrocities committed on October 7.

US lawmakers horrified by video of Hamas atrocities

House votes to censure Tlaib over anti-Israel comments

House of Representatives votes 234-188 to censure Squad member who has continued to criticize Israel amid the war in Gaza.

House votes to censure Tlaib over anti-Israel comments

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

House passes resolution condemning terror support at campuses

US House of Representatives approves resolution condemning support of terrorist organizations at higher education institutions.

House passes resolution condemning terror support at campuses

House approves $14.3 billion in aid to Israel

House Speaker Mike Johnson before the vote: There was a ceasefire – before the October 7 attack. We must pass aid to Israel now.

House approves $14.3 billion in aid to Israel

House approves sanctions on supporters of Hamas, Islamic Jihad

Hamas International Financing Prevention Act passes by majority of 363 to 46.

House approves sanctions on supporters of Hamas, Islamic Jihad

House votes down motion to censure Tlaib

Nearly two dozen Republicans vote along with all Democrats to strike down motion to censure Squad member over Israel comments.

House votes down motion to censure Tlaib

By a majority of 412 to 10:

US House of Representatives approves pro-Israel resolution

The resolution was the first one passed by the House after the election of Mike Johnson as its next Speaker.

US House of Representatives approves pro-Israel resolution

House committee heads preparing bipartisan pro-Israel measure

Chair and ranking member of House Foreign Affairs Committee preparing a bipartisan resolution affirming US support for Israel.

House committee heads preparing bipartisan pro-Israel measure

Historic first:

US House of Representatives vote to oust Speaker McCarthy

Motion to remove McCarthy approved by a majority of 216 to 210, including 8 Republicans who voted in favor. McCarthy: I will not run again.

US House of Representatives vote to oust Speaker McCarthy

Rep. Matt Gaetz moves to oust House Speaker McCarthy

Rep. Matt Gaetz offers a motion to vacate the chair on the House floor in bid to oust McCarthy.

Rep. Matt Gaetz moves to oust House Speaker McCarthy

Congress passes emergency bill to avoid shutdown

In the shadow of a looming midnight deadline, the House of Representatives has passed a stopgap budget until November 17th.

Congress passes emergency bill to avoid shutdown

Congressman pulls fire alarm during shutdown vote

Investigation opened after progressive Rep. Jamaal Bowman pulls fire alarm in US House of Representatives.

Congressman pulls fire alarm during shutdown vote

House Republicans fail to pass short-term funding bill

Government shutdown looms after House Republicans fail to pass short-term funding bill.

House Republicans fail to pass short-term funding bill

Alleged alien corpses presented to Mexican Congress

A Mexican journalist presented what he claimed to be the bodies of aliens to Mexico's Congress following testimony on UFOs in the US House.

Alleged alien corpses presented to Mexican Congress

MK Danon to Fox News:

'It's time for Netanyahu to come to Washington'

Likud MK Danny Danon says that President Herzog's visit to the White House is only part of the goal.

'It's time for Netanyahu to come to Washington'

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'

House votes to censure Rep. Adam Schiff

In rare move, House censures Schiff over criticisms of Trump and his role in leading first impeachment inquiry into the former president.

House votes to censure Rep. Adam Schiff

House approves bill to create new Abraham Accords special envoy

The bipartisan bill was approved by a large majority of 413 to 13, with eight members not voting.

House approves bill to create new Abraham Accords special envoy

House approves debt ceiling legislation

House lawmakers vote 314 to 117 in favor of agreement reached between Biden and McCarthy. The bill will now head to the Senate.

House approves debt ceiling legislation

US House reps introduce bill to make Iran sanctions permanent

Measure would remove sunset clause from main tool in US law used to enact sanctions on Iran for its nuclear ambitions and support of terror.

US House reps introduce bill to make Iran sanctions permanent

McCarthy at Western Wall:

'Israel is a blessed nation'

US House Speaker Kevin McCarthy landed in Israel earlier Sunday on an official visit, during which he will address the Knesset.

'Israel is a blessed nation'

On Israel's Independence Day:

House approves pro-Israel resolution

House of Representatives approves resolution calling for expansion Abraham Accords and expressing support for US relations with Israel.

House approves pro-Israel resolution

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

Dems: Trump failed to reported $300,000 in foreign gifts

Oversight Committee Democrats accuse Trump of violating Foreign Gifts Act by failing to report thousands in gifts, including $35,000 dagger.

Dems: Trump failed to reported $300,000 in foreign gifts

House bill for secular, democratic Iran gains bipartisan support

GOP resolution for democratic, non-nuclear Iran receives majority support in House of Representatives, including 75 Democrats.

House bill for secular, democratic Iran gains bipartisan support

Congressman who embellished resume to be probed by committee

Rep. George Santos fabricated much of his biography, including falsely claiming to have Jewish heritage.

Congressman who embellished resume to be probed by committee