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US Senate passes resolution condemning surge in anti-Semitism

US Senate passes resolution condemning surge in anti-Semitism

Resolution, co-sponsored by 74 senators, also urges the US to continue combating anti-Semitism internationally.Dan Verbin, 15/06/2021 17:39
Senate Republicans block commission to probe Capitol riots

Senate Republicans block commission to probe Capitol riots

Senators vote 54-35 on House-passed bill to form a commission to probe January 6 attack, falling short of majority needed.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 28/05/2021 23:43
Republicans seek congressional approval before Iran deal

Republicans seek congressional approval before Iran deal

Measure in the Senate would require Biden administration to obtain congressional approval before inking a deal with Iran.Elad Benari, 27/05/2021 06:04
Trump: McConnell needs to be fired

Trump: McConnell needs to be fired

In an interview this week, Trump said that the GOP Senate Minority leader has "not done a great job" and should be "change(d)."Dan Verbin, 30/04/2021 16:46
Bipartisan support for the No-Hate act

Bipartisan support for the No-Hate act

Senator Richard Blumenthal: "Hate crimes are so insidious because they’re intended to harm and terrorize an entire community"Arutz Sheva, 09/04/2021 16:22
Senate confirms Deb Haaland as Interior Secretary

Senate confirms Deb Haaland as Interior Secretary

Haaland will be the first Native American Cabinet secretary.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/03/2021 00:58
Senate confirms Merrick Garland as attorney general

Senate confirms Merrick Garland as attorney general

US Senate votes to confirm attorney general nominee Merrick Garland in a 70-30 vote.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/03/2021 03:03
Senate committee votes to advance Garland's nomination for A-G

Senate committee votes to advance Garland's nomination for A-G

Senate Judiciary Committee advances Merrick Garland's nomination to serve as Biden’s attorney general.Ben Ariel, 02/03/2021 00:05
Trump impeachment lawyer talks about 'water bottle sensation'

Trump impeachment lawyer talks about 'water bottle sensation'

David Schoen, who represented Donald Trump at his second impeachment trial, says that he didn't mean to go viral, but is glad he did.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/02/2021 15:54
Pelosi blasts ‘cowardly Republicans’ after Trump acquitted

Pelosi blasts ‘cowardly Republicans’ after Trump acquitted

House Speaker blasts Senate Republicans as cowards after the acquittal of former Trump in his impeachment trial.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/02/2021 02:54
Senate clears Trump of impeachment charges

Senate clears Trump of impeachment charges

Senate clears former US Pres. Donald Trump of charges that he incited a mob to attack US Capitol.Arutz Sheva, 13/02/2021 22:49
Senate votes that Trump impeachment trial is constitutional

Senate votes that Trump impeachment trial is constitutional

Senate votes 56-44 to move ahead with the impeachment trial of former President.Ben Ariel, 10/02/2021 00:30
Why did Trump's lawyer hold his head while drinking water?

Why did Trump's lawyer hold his head while drinking water?

Watch: Did the Jewish lawyer recite the blessing before drinking water?Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/02/2021 23:38
US Senate votes to keep US embassy in Jerusalem

US Senate votes to keep US embassy in Jerusalem

Senate votes 97-3 on amendment that sets aside funding to maintain the Jerusalem embassy.Elad Benari, Canada, 05/02/2021 20:08
Marjorie Greene: Lockdown causing suicide, depression

Marjorie Greene: Lockdown causing suicide, depression

Controversial Rep. Marjorie Greene of Georgia slams "blue state bailout budget" for increased mental issues as kids sent home from school.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/02/2021 18:48
Two of Trump's attorneys step down days before Senate trial

Two of Trump's attorneys step down days before Senate trial

Former US President parts ways with two lawyers days before start of Senate impeachment trial.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/01/2021 04:50
Senate blocks Republican effort to prevent Trump’s impeachment trial

Senate blocks Republican effort to prevent Trump’s impeachment trial

Senate voted 55-45 to block Republican effort to upend plans for Trump’s impeachment trial.Ben Ariel, 27/01/2021 02:13
Senate confirms Lloyd Austin for Defense Secretary

Senate confirms Lloyd Austin for Defense Secretary

The confirmation comes a day after both chambers approved a waiver for Austin.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 22/01/2021 20:05
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
Senate confirms Avril Haines as National Intelligence director

Senate confirms Avril Haines as National Intelligence director

Haines becomes the first woman in history to lead the intelligence community.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/01/2021 02:05
Biden hopes Senate will balance impeachment with other urgent matters

Biden hopes Senate will balance impeachment with other urgent matters

President-elect after House votes to impeach Trump: I hope Senate will deal with impeachment while also working on other urgent business.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/01/2021 04:36
Senate Majority Leader: Best to focus on transfer of power

Senate Majority Leader: Best to focus on transfer of power

Mitch McConnell: There is simply no chance that a fair or serious impeachment trial could conclude before Biden is sworn in next week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/01/2021 01:14
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
Senate overrides Trump's veto of defense bill

Senate overrides Trump's veto of defense bill

Senate votes 81-13 to override Trump's veto of the National Defense Authorization Act.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 01/01/2021 21:44
Senate approves defense bill opposed by Trump

Senate approves defense bill opposed by Trump

Senate approves controversial defense bill with a veto-proof majority.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 11/12/2020 20:52
Senate rejects efforts to block F-35, drone sale to UAE

Senate rejects efforts to block F-35, drone sale to UAE

US Senate votes down motions to block Trump administration's plan to sell drones and F-35 fighter jets to the United Arab Emirates.Elad Benari, 10/12/2020 00:59
AOC insists: McConnell broke the Senate

AOC insists: McConnell broke the Senate

AOC was adamant in her assertion that Senate Maj. leader Rep. Mitch McConnell 'broke' the legislative body due to political interests.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/11/2020 15:30
Big Tech CEOs Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Dorsey testify before Senate

Big Tech CEOs Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Dorsey testify before Senate

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testify before Senate Judiciary Committee.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/11/2020 21:04
Live: Day 3 of Amy Coney Barrett confirmation hearings

Live: Day 3 of Amy Coney Barrett confirmation hearings

Senate Judiciary Committee hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett continue Wednesday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/10/2020 16:33
Live: Amy Coney Barrett confirmation hearing

Live: Amy Coney Barrett confirmation hearing

The Senate Judiciary Committee hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett kick off., 12/10/2020 16:11
Samaria Regional Council head: Pray for senator who contracted COVID-19

Samaria Regional Council head: Pray for senator who contracted COVID-19

Yossi Dagan: Mike Lee is one of the most sympathetic senators for the State of Israel. Pray for his recovery.Orli Harari, 06/10/2020 04:10
Live: Senate leaders remember Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Live: Senate leaders remember Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Senate pays tribute to Justice Ginsburg following her passing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/09/2020 22:45
Senate Republicans dismiss Trump suggestion to delay elections

Senate Republicans dismiss Trump suggestion to delay elections

Trump suggested in a tweet earlier that the US should delay its presidential election over concerns about mail-in voting.Ben Ariel, 31/07/2020 03:13
AIPAC petition urges Senate oppose effort to restrict Israel aid

AIPAC petition urges Senate oppose effort to restrict Israel aid

'Amendment politicizes support for Israeli security, goes far beyond current law in ways that damage US interests, risk Israel's security.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/07/2020 22:41
Senate bill would ban US funding from being used for sovereignty

Senate bill would ban US funding from being used for sovereignty

Amendment to bill introduced Democrat Chris Van Hollen would ban US assistance to Israel from being used for sovereignty move.Elad Benari, 08/07/2020 05:58
Senate Democrats warn Netanyahu and Gantz against sovereignty

Senate Democrats warn Netanyahu and Gantz against sovereignty

19 Senate Democrats write letter to PM and Defense Minister, warn that sovereignty move would place Israel at risk.Elad Benari, Canada, 22/05/2020 23:07
Senate legislation would expand US-Israeli partnerships on COVID-19

Senate legislation would expand US-Israeli partnerships on COVID-19

Bill submitted by Senator Ted Cruz would enhance partnerships on COVID-19 projects and lessen dependence on China.Ben Ariel and JTA, 15/05/2020 05:45
Live: Dr. Fauci testifies before Senate on coronavirus response

Live: Dr. Fauci testifies before Senate on coronavirus response

Senate Health, Education, Labor, & Pensions Committee holds hearing on "COVID-19: Safely Getting Back to Work and Back to School.", 12/05/2020 17:14
Senate fails to override Trump veto of war powers resolution

Senate fails to override Trump veto of war powers resolution

US Senate fails to override President Donald Trump's veto of measure that would have limited his power to attack Iran.Ben Ariel, 08/05/2020 03:22
Senate confirms hasidic Jew as Treasury assistant secretary

Senate confirms hasidic Jew as Treasury assistant secretary

Mitchell Allen Silk becomes first hasidic Jew confirmed to senior administration position by the US Senate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/04/2020 19:27
Senate passes $2 trillion coronavirus package

Senate passes $2 trillion coronavirus package

Massive stimulus package passed by Senate by a majority of 96-0 and will now be passed to the House of Representatives.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/03/2020 06:10
Senate votes to rein in Trump on Iran

Senate votes to rein in Trump on Iran

Eight Senate Republicans vote with Democrats on resolution to rein in President Trump's ability to take military action against Iran.Ben Ariel, 13/02/2020 23:26
Impeachment: Senate expected to acquit Trump next week

Impeachment: Senate expected to acquit Trump next week

US Senate votes down motion to bring additional witnesses, documents, paving the way for Pres. Trump's acquittal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/02/2020 21:42
Trump’s lawyers urge 'swift' rejection of impeachment charges

Trump’s lawyers urge 'swift' rejection of impeachment charges

US President's lawyers file brief urging the Senate to reject the impeachment charges against him.Ben Ariel, 21/01/2020 02:03
Trump’s Senate impeachment trial begins

Trump’s Senate impeachment trial begins

Senate conducts ceremonial functions of the impeachment trial before actual arguments get underway next Tuesday.Ben Ariel, 17/01/2020 01:09
Articles of impeachment delivered to Senate

Articles of impeachment delivered to Senate

Articles of impeachment expected to be formally read to the Senate on Thursday, trial scheduled to open next Tuesday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/01/2020 03:05
Impeachment trial against Trump to begin next week

Impeachment trial against Trump to begin next week

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says Senate will begin debating an organizing resolution to start impeachment trial next Tuesday.Ben Ariel, 14/01/2020 23:57
US senators introduce bill to provide $3.3 billion to Israel

US senators introduce bill to provide $3.3 billion to Israel

The legislation, co-sponsored by Marco Rubio and Chris Coons, would codify 2016 Memorandum of Understanding into low.Elad Benari, 10/01/2020 00:03
Bolton willing to testify in impeachment trial if subpoenaed

Bolton willing to testify in impeachment trial if subpoenaed

Former White House national security adviser willing to testify, if he is subpoenaed, in the Senate's impeachment trial of President Trump.Ben Ariel, 07/01/2020 06:43
Pelosi’s impeachment cloud is “Clear and Present Danger”

Pelosi’s impeachment cloud is “Clear and Present Danger”

House Speaker Pelosi's faiure to promptly deliver the alleged Articles of Impeachment to the Senate creates a dangerous cloud of uncertainty over the office of the Commander in Chief. Mark Langfan, 22/12/2019 10:00
State Department rejects Senate recognition of Armenian genocide

State Department rejects Senate recognition of Armenian genocide

"The position of the Administration has not changed," says State Dept. after Senate recognizes mass killings of Armenians as genocide.Elad Benari, 18/12/2019 05:34
Senate passes resolution recognizing Armenian genocide

Senate passes resolution recognizing Armenian genocide

Senate unanimously passes resolution that recognizes as a genocide the mass killings of Armenians a century ago.Ben Ariel, 12/12/2019 23:38
Senate committee approves Turkey sanctions bill

Senate committee approves Turkey sanctions bill

Senate Foreign Relations Committee passes legislation to impose sanctions on Turkey over S-400 purchase.Ben Ariel, 12/12/2019 06:20
White House: Trump wants Senate trial

White House: Trump wants Senate trial

White House spokesman says Senate is the only place where Trump would receive due process.Ben Ariel, 22/11/2019 03:39
Senate Majority Leader: Can't see us removing Trump

Senate Majority Leader: Can't see us removing Trump

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he can't see any scenario in which the Senate votes to remove Trump from office.Ben Ariel, 19/11/2019 06:38
Senate to pass resolution recognizing Kristallnacht?

Senate to pass resolution recognizing Kristallnacht?

Senate to vote on Kristallnacht memorial resolution condemning anti-Semitism.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 09/11/2019 19:43
Live: Senate  hearing on 'Threats to the Homeland'

Live: Senate hearing on 'Threats to the Homeland'

Senate Homeland Security Committee holds a hearing on "Threats to the Homeland.", 05/11/2019 21:36