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Senate Foreign Relations Committee approves Deborah Lipstadt as antisemitism envoy

Lipstadt's nomination as antisemitism envoy will now proceed to a full Senate vote.

Senate committee approves Deborah Lipstadt for antisemitism post

US Jewish groups urge fast approval of Biden anti-Semitism envoy

ADL and other groups criticize delay in approving Deborah Lipstadt as anti-Semitism envoy in letter to Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

US Jewish groups urge fast approval of Biden anti-Semitism envoy

Senate Committee confirms Nides as Israel Ambassador

The nomination still requires the confirmation of the full Senate.

Senate Committee confirms Nides as Israel Ambassador

Senate Foreign Relations Committee approves Blinken nomination

Senate Foreign Relations Committee votes 15 to 3 to approve nomination of Antony Blinken to serve as secretary of state.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee approves Blinken nomination

Jewish groups welcome approval of 'Taylor Force Act'

Conference of Presidents, Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations praise Senate committee for passing law cutting funding to the PA.

Jewish groups welcome approval of 'Taylor Force Act'

Senate committee passes legislation cutting aid to PA

Senate Foreign Relations Committee passes Taylor Force Act, which would cut funding to the PA until it stops paying terrorists.

Senate committee passes legislation cutting aid to PA

Senate approves new sanctions on Iran

Senate Foreign Relations Committee approves legislation to impose new sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missiles.

Senate approves new sanctions on Iran

Former ambassadors: Friedman is 'unqualified'

Five former ambassadors to Israel write Senate, claim David Friedman is unfit to serve as ambassador to Israel.

Former ambassadors: Friedman is 'unqualified'

Senate to hold hearing for US Amb. to Israel this week

Senate Foreign Relations Committee announces hearing this Thursday for nomination of David Friedman as Ambassador to Israel.

Senate to hold hearing for US Amb. to Israel this week

Senate committee approves Tillerson for Secretary of State

Senate Foreign Relations Committee votes in favor of sending Rex Tillerson's nomination as Secretary of State to the full Senate.

Senate committee approves Tillerson for Secretary of State

IAEA Chief to Discuss Iran Deal with Senators

UN nuclear watchdog chief will meet with Senate Committee on Foreign Relations to discuss his agency's monitoring role in Iran.

IAEA Chief to Discuss Iran Deal with Senators

Senate Committee Approves Iran Bill

Senate Foreign Relations Committee unanimously approves legislation that would require Congress approval of deal with Iran.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Approves Iran Bill

Concern Over Iran Sanctions After Menendez Charged

Whatever the fate of New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez, the charges he faces could stymie attempts to impose new sanctions on Iran.

Concern Over Iran Sanctions After Menendez Charged

Senators Agree to Delay Vote on Iran Legislation

Foreign Relations Committee's vote on law forcing Obama to submit Iran deal for Congress approval postponed to April 14.

Senators Agree to Delay Vote on Iran Deal Legislation

Senators May Vote Next Week on Iran Legislation

Senate Foreign Relations Committee may act as soon as next week on a bill allowing Congress to approve or reject Iran deal.

Senators May Vote Next Week on Iran-Related Legislation

Menendez Pulls 'Divisive' Pro-Israel Bill

Amended U.S.-Israel Strategic Partnership Act would have let Congress vote for or against a deal with Iran, over its nuclear program.

Menendez Pulls Pro-Israel Bill that would Divide Democrats

U.S. Preparing Sanctions Against Russians

Senate's Foreign Relations Committee holding consultations on imposing sanctions against individual Russians.

U.S. Preparing Sanctions Against Russians

Senate Panel Votes in Favor of Syria Strike

Senate Foreign Relations Committee votes 10-7 in favor of using force in Syria in response to a chemical weapons attack.

Senate Panel Votes in Favor of Syria Military Strike

McCain Does Not Support Senate Resolution on Syria

Senator McCain says he does not support the latest Senate resolution on military force against Syria "in its current form."

McCain Does Not Support Senate Resolution on Syria

Senate Committee May Vote Wednesday on Syria

Senators reportedly reach an agreement on a resolution for military force in Syria. Vote expected Wednesday.

Senate Committee May Vote Wednesday on Syria Strike

Hagel: Failure in Syria Hurts Our Credibility

Hagel to Senate committee: Failure to take action in Syria's will damage America's pledge to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon.

Hagel: Failure to Act in Syria Hurts Our Credibility on Iran

Senate Panel Approves Power's Nomination

Samantha Power, Obama's pick to serve as UN envoy, approved by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

Senate Panel Approves Power's Nomination for UN Envoy