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Democratic centrists succeed pro-Israel stalwarts as chairs of key House panels

Democratic centrists succeed pro-Israel stalwarts as chairs of key House panels

Hard-line progressive Democrats defeated by center-left lawmakers for control of key House committees.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 04/12/2020 13:33
Newly-elected congressman admits trying to convert Jews to Christianity

Newly-elected congressman admits trying to convert Jews to Christianity

25-year-old congressman-elect and part-time preacher, says he has converted Muslims and 'cultural Jews' - but has failed with religious JewsGabe Friedman, JTA, 17/11/2020 12:01
2nd Korean woman in Congress: 'I stand for the American dream'

2nd Korean woman in Congress: 'I stand for the American dream'

Republican congresswoman Michelle Steel, who defeated Dem Rep. Harley Rouda tells her life story, why she supports law enforcement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/11/2020 22:10
Ben Shapiro comments on outcomes of Senate and House races

Ben Shapiro comments on outcomes of Senate and House races

Daily Wire Editor Ben Shapiro explains ramifications of US congressional outcomes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/11/2020 13:17
House overwhelmingly passes resolution condemning QAnon, including for its anti-Semitism

House overwhelmingly passes resolution condemning QAnon, including for its anti-Semitism

US House of Representatives overwhelmingly backs resolution condemning QAnon conspiracy theory, citing anti-Semitism linked to the theory.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 04/10/2020 15:12
Would you like to have Maxine Waters as president?

Would you like to have Maxine Waters as president?

The specter of Pres.Waters is why you must vote Republican for Congress even if your presidential vote goes to the Democrats. Opinion.Mark Langfan, 18/09/2020 09:49
Heads up Jewish Americans - you have enemies!

Heads up Jewish Americans - you have enemies!

If Jews and supporters don’t aggressively battle antisemitism exploding in America now, from college to Congrress, it will be too late.Op-edJoan Swirsky, 19/07/2020 12:00
Marie Newman: A glib anti-Israel Democrat for Congress

Marie Newman: A glib anti-Israel Democrat for Congress

Israel cannot interfere in U.S. elections. American pro-Israelis can. It is Israel’s duty to supply them with the information they need and the article below makes it clear that Newman's candidacy is detrimental to Israel.  Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 26/03/2020 22:51
Republicans, Democrats urge UN to defend Israel from Hezbollah

Republicans, Democrats urge UN to defend Israel from Hezbollah

240 Republican and Democratic members of Congress sign letter pressing UN chief to organize effort to defend Israel from Hezbollah attacks.Marcy Oster, JTA, 22/11/2019 12:42
Former Rep. John Conyers dies at age 90

Former Rep. John Conyers dies at age 90

Detroit police say the former congressman died of what appears to be natural causes at his home on Sunday., 28/10/2019 14:51
'No country respects US Congress more than Israel'

'No country respects US Congress more than Israel'

PM Netanyahu says freshmen Congresswomen sought to use visit to push for BDS, refused to acknowledge they were visiting 'Israel.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/08/2019 19:17
Samaria leader: 'AIPAC lobby misleads U.S. elected officials'

Samaria leader: 'AIPAC lobby misleads U.S. elected officials'

21 MKs and Samaria Council head address unprecedented letter to Members of Congress: 'Palestinian state more dangerous than BDS.'Nitzan Kedar, 12/08/2019 18:51
Congress wants to protect US forces using Israeli defense system

Congress wants to protect US forces using Israeli defense system

House of Representatives introduces bill to have Army purchase two Iron Dome missile defense batteries from Israel.Marcy Oster - JTA, 11/06/2019 22:44
Is the US Congress infected with anti-Semitism?

Is the US Congress infected with anti-Semitism?

Jay Shapiro is disappointed that the US Congress has not been able to pass a resolution against anti-Semitism.Jay Shapiro, 24/05/2019 17:27
Tliab's whopper

Tliab's whopper

If it’s Monday, it must be Omar, and for Friday, count on Tlaib. This must be planned and cannot be coincidence…when the business is to target the Jewish people bit by bit. Jack Engelhard, 14/05/2019 08:58
Watch: Settler leader gives Bible course in US Congress

Watch: Settler leader gives Bible course in US Congress

Samaria Regional Council chief Yossi Dagan leads Bible study group with wives of Republican lawmakers on Capitol Hill.Ido Ben Porat, 22/03/2019 10:03
The Democrats' 'anti-hate' resolution is the ultimate insult

The Democrats' 'anti-hate' resolution is the ultimate insult

A vicious newcomer to Congress, spreading one Goebbels-like Nazi trope after another finally was to be censured.  And then the Democrat Jews got their awakening.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 08/03/2019 08:21
Dems have their own country – and it is not America

Dems have their own country – and it is not America

Tlaib thinks she’s here in our House to represent Ramallah, Omar thinks we brought her over from Somalia to introduce their customs of piracy, intolerance, anti-Semitism and female genital mutilation, Jack Engelhard, 18/02/2019 18:00
Elliott Abrams and Ilhan Omar clash in Congress

Elliott Abrams and Ilhan Omar clash in Congress

Son of Jewish immigration lawyer and refugee from Somalia agree protecting human rights is American interest.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 14/02/2019 15:24
Longest-serving congressman in US history dead at 92

Longest-serving congressman in US history dead at 92

John Dingell, a Michigan Democrat, served a record 59 consecutive years in the US House of Representatives.David Rosenberg, 08/02/2019 12:35
Congressman trying to nix Democrat's Palestinian Authority visit

Congressman trying to nix Democrat's Palestinian Authority visit

Republican congressman from Texas pressing Democratic leaders to block Arab-American congresswoman from holding anti-AIPAC trip to PA.Marcy Oster, JTA, 22/01/2019 07:47
Rep Ilhan Omar appointed to House Foreign Affairs Committee

Rep Ilhan Omar appointed to House Foreign Affairs Committee

BDS-supporting rep who accused Israel of 'evil doings' announces excitement at appointment to cmte that 'oversees all foreign assistance.'Tal Polon, 19/01/2019 21:03
Congressional Democrat defends accusing Israel of 'evil doings'

Congressional Democrat defends accusing Israel of 'evil doings'

Rep. Ilhan Omar justifies 2012 comments accusing Israel of 'evil doings' and 'hypnotizing the world.'Marcy Oster, JTA, 17/01/2019 22:35
House okays raising level of anti-Semitism envoy to ambassador

House okays raising level of anti-Semitism envoy to ambassador

House passes bill putting 90-day deadline on president to nominate special envoy to combat anti-Semitism.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 13/01/2019 22:52
Muslim Congresswoman: 'We're going to impeach the @#$%'

Muslim Congresswoman: 'We're going to impeach the @#$%'

Muslim Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib delivers profanity-laced tirade after taking office.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/01/2019 10:32
It's Official: Nancy Pelosi is back as House Speaker

It's Official: Nancy Pelosi is back as House Speaker

San Francisco Democrat elected to lead House of Representatives as 116th Congress is sworn in.David Rosenberg, 03/01/2019 21:29
Wake up to the infiltration of Radical Islamsts in elected positions

Wake up to the infiltration of Radical Islamsts in elected positions

Jews and Christians have much to be concerned about regarding the growing radical political influence in the Democrat Party of those of the Muslim faith. Alan Bergstein, 18/12/2018 22:37
Muslim woman elected to US Congress wraps in 'Palestinian' flag

Muslim woman elected to US Congress wraps in 'Palestinian' flag

Rashida Tlaib marks election victory with PLO flag, not Stars and Stripes.Mordechai Sones, 08/11/2018 11:29
ANALYSIS: All bets are off in midterms as turnout surges

ANALYSIS: All bets are off in midterms as turnout surges

As American voters head to the polls, who has the edge in the battle for Congress - and just how much faith can we put in polls?David Rosenberg, 06/11/2018 15:39
Can Republicans hold on to Congress?

Can Republicans hold on to Congress?

Republicans take lead in key Senate races as Democratic lead in House narrows. But will it be enough for GOP to retain majority?David Rosenberg, 29/10/2018 12:51
Democrats' 'blue wave' could be a ripple

Democrats' 'blue wave' could be a ripple

Trump won the election on the idea that globalization made more voters poorer than richer, manufacturing things in the US still mattered, and the “deplorables” had no advantages accruing from “white privilege” and were tired of being told they did. Dr. Aviel Sheyin-Stevens, 29/10/2018 11:43
Watch: CNN anchor confronts Neo-Nazi congressional candidate

Watch: CNN anchor confronts Neo-Nazi congressional candidate

CNN's Alisyn Camerota challenges Illinois Congressional GOP Candidate Arthur Jones in heated interview.Mordechai Sones, 12/02/2018 22:19
Congress to recognize centenary of Balfour Declaration

Congress to recognize centenary of Balfour Declaration

Bipartisan Senate resolution calls for recognition of 100th anniversary of signing of Balfour Declaration, affirms US support for Israel.JTA, 02/11/2017 20:35
US House Committee approves anti-Hezbollah sanctions

US House Committee approves anti-Hezbollah sanctions

The U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Relations Committee passed two bills Thursday that tighten sanctions on Hezbollah.Tzvi Lev, 28/09/2017 22:33
Congressional Democrats call for two-state solution

Congressional Democrats call for two-state solution

187 of 193 House Democrats sign J Street letter calling for establishment of Palestinian state. Letter to be shown at AIPAC conference.Mordechai Sones, 27/03/2017 14:46
Jewish leaders visit Capital Hill on first day of 115th Congress

Jewish leaders visit Capital Hill on first day of 115th Congress

American Jewish leaders meet Congressmen and Senators on first day of new Congress.Gary Willig, 06/01/2017 11:47
US lawmakers weigh in on Kerry speech

US lawmakers weigh in on Kerry speech

US Congressmen and Senators respond to Secretary Kerry's speech. Republicans blast speech while Democrats remain disappointed in UN vote.JTA, 29/12/2016 19:24
Trump must confirm Bush-Congress commitments To Israel.

Trump must confirm Bush-Congress commitments To Israel.

Trump has a hard road ahead making choices, but here is something he can - must - rectify immediately. David Singer, 11/11/2016 15:47
Meet Brian Mast: Israel supporter for congress

Meet Brian Mast: Israel supporter for congress

Brian Mast, a former IDF volunteer, lost both his legs in Afghanistan, but that isn't stopping him from running for congress in Florida.Sarah Gordon, 06/09/2016 21:40
Watch: Our soldiers speak

Watch: Our soldiers speak

Arutz Sheva interviews Our Soldiers Speak, a new initiative to give actively serving IDF and police servicemen a voice to the world.Eliran Aharon, 21/08/2016 12:27
Bill calls for closing PLO delegation in DC

Bill calls for closing PLO delegation in DC

Congress considers bills to shut down Palestinian diplomatic base in US, should Palestinians carry out threats to take Israel to the Hague.Matt Wanderman, 17/02/2016 17:26
Dick Cheney Blasts Iran Deal as 'Madness'

Dick Cheney Blasts Iran Deal as 'Madness'

It would take a nuclear-armed Iran only 'one day' to kill six million Jews, former US Vice President says in speech slamming the accord.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/09/2015 20:30
Obama Wins Enough Support to Thwart Iran Deal Vote

Obama Wins Enough Support to Thwart Iran Deal Vote

US President secures 41 Senate votes, preventing a need for him to use presidential veto against anti-Iran deal resolution.Cynthia Blank, 08/09/2015 19:36
Iran Hopes 'Warmongers' Won't Sway US Congress

Iran Hopes 'Warmongers' Won't Sway US Congress

Iran's Foreign Minister asserts that if Congress ignores 'propaganda,' nuclear deal will face no impediments in the United States.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/09/2015 16:11
Democrat to Propose War Authorization Against Iran

Democrat to Propose War Authorization Against Iran

Alcee Hastings (D-FL) not only opposes Iran deal, he wants approval for military action against Islamic Republic.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/08/2015 22:55
Obama Will Veto New Legislation on Iran Deal

Obama Will Veto New Legislation on Iran Deal

White House National Security Council condemns new legislation, states openly President Barack Obama will use executive powers to veto it.Cynthia Blank, 01/03/2015 08:50
Senators May Boycott Netanyahu's Congress Speech

Senators May Boycott Netanyahu's Congress Speech

A group of Democratic Senators consider boycotting Netanyahu's speech in protest of Boehner's 'disregard for US protocol.'Cynthia Blank, 05/02/2015 09:25
Kerry, Boehner: Netanyahu's Invitation Not a Ploy

Kerry, Boehner: Netanyahu's Invitation Not a Ploy

US Secretary of State, House speaker welcome Netanyahu's invitation to speak to Congress despite White House's acerbic response.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/01/2015 22:47
US Digs at Israel Over PM Address to Congress

US Digs at Israel Over PM Address to Congress

White House says PM's address to Congress 'departs from protocol' after it says Israel has not given advance notice of the invitation.Tova Dvorin, 21/01/2015 19:42
Netanyahu Invited to Address Congress

Netanyahu Invited to Address Congress

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to address joint session in February, House Speaker John Boehner announces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/01/2015 17:17
Alinskyites or Patriots?

Alinskyites or Patriots?

Americans responded to their realization that they were being had by left-wing spins and voted in a Republican Congress. Joe David, 07/12/2014 07:43
'Hamas Must Be Rooted Out and Destroyed'

'Hamas Must Be Rooted Out and Destroyed'

NY Congressional candidate Bruce Blakeman tells Arutz Sheva Obama's administration is 'far-left,' vows to 'fight for Israel' in Congress.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 14/08/2014 12:28
The US Administration’s Fuzzy Foreign Policy

The US Administration’s Fuzzy Foreign Policy

Israel is a victim of this administration's fuzzy foreign policy, but it doesn't stop there. An oped by a US Congressman who came to Israel to see for himself.US Cong. Rep. Bill Johnson, 26/04/2014 21:42
Former Israeli Ambassador to Congress: Ban BDS

Former Israeli Ambassador to Congress: Ban BDS

Michael Oren, former Israeli ambassador to the US, calls on Congress to outlaw academic boycotts against Israel.Tova Dvorin, 22/12/2013 09:10
It's Iran, stupid

It's Iran, stupid

, 01/09/2013 07:09
‘Settlers’ Answer Kerry – in Washington

‘Settlers’ Answer Kerry – in Washington

The ‘Samaria Foreign Ministry’ meets with U.S. leaders. Congressman: Time to do away with the nonsense about ’67 borders.’Eliran Aharon, Maayana Miskin, 25/07/2013 13:06
Report: U.S. Talks Peace, But Aids Incitement

Report: U.S. Talks Peace, But Aids Incitement

NGO Monitor tells U.S. Congress that while leaders talk peace, American money is being used to fund hate. Maayana Miskin, 21/05/2013 09:06