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Sovereignty Movement urges PM to defy US support for two-state solution

Right-wing activists call on Bennett, rightist ministers to push back against newly-passed US legislation endorsing Palestinian statehood.

'Take stand against US law endorsing two-state solution'

US Senate endorses Palestinian statehood in spending plan

Massive omnibus spending package approved by Congress includes commitment to support two-state solution.

US Senate endorses Palestinian statehood in spending plan

US Senate bill calls on EU to designate Hezbollah in its entirety as a terror organization

American Jewish Committee praises the bill, noting it has long called for the EU to designate the entirety of Hezbollah as a terror entity.

US Senate bill calls on EU to designate Hezbollah as terror org

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.

US Senate passes resolution condemning surge in anti-Semitism

Ivanka Trump eyeing political career?

Sources close to Ivanka Trump say she may be thinking of going back into politics independently.

Ivanka Trump eyeing political career?

Senate Majority Leader: Dems played politics with relief bill

Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell alleges the newly-signed Corona relief bill 'virtually same' as the one previously proposed.

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Senate approves defense bill opposed by Trump

Senate approves controversial defense bill with a veto-proof majority.

Senate approves defense bill opposed by Trump

Doctor pleads for review of data during COVID-19 Senate hearing

Assoc Professor of Medicine at St. Luke's Aurora Medical Center delivers testimony to Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.

Doctor pleads for review of data during COVID-19 Senate hearingplayer

Early outpatient treatment: 'Essential part of COVID-19 solution'

US Senator Ron Johnson holds hearing to discuss current state of COVID-19.

Early outpatient treatment: 'Essential part of COVID solution'player

US Senate to vote on Amy Barrett confirmation next week

Trump's Supreme Court nominee to get full Senate confirmation vote week before election day. Do Republicans have the votes to confirm?

US Senate to vote on Amy Barrett confirmation next week

$2 trillion stimulus package approved by Senate, White House

White House official: 'This is the single largest Main Street assistance program in the history of the United States.'

$2 trillion stimulus package approved by Senate, White House

Republican Senator: Coronavirus may have come from Chinese superlaboratory

Chinese officials accused of falsifying number of cases and silencing reports weeks before it was formally acknowledged by government.

Senator: Coronavirus may have come from Chinese superlaboratoryplayer

Senate launches bipartisan task force to combat anti-Semitism

US Senate creates task force led by one Democrat and one Republican aimed at combating anti-Semitism.

Senate launches bipartisan task force to combat anti-Semitism

US Senate marks 25 years since AMIA bombing

Senate Foreign Relations Committee approves resolution commemorating 35th anniversary of deadly bombing of Argentina Jewish center.

US Senate marks 25 years since AMIA bombing

Senate Republicans, Democrats push bill condemning anti-Semitsm

Bipartisan group of 44 senators, led by Ted Cruz and Tim Kaine, sponsors resolution to condemn anti-Semitism.

Senate Republicans, Democrats push bill condemning anti-Semitsm

Republican senators push for protections for Israeli Americans

GOP lawmakers introduce bill to recognize Israeli-Americans as group protected from discrimination.

Republican senators push for protections for Israeli Americans

Menendez accuses Senate GOP of using Israel as political wedge

Democrat drops support for pro-Israel bill in Senate, accusing GOP of using Israel as wedge to bolster their hand in ongoing shutdown.

Menendez accuses Senate GOP of using Israel as political wedge

Saudi Arabia criticizes Senate position on Khashoggi

Saudi Arabia insists murder of journalist does not reflect its policy after Senate votes to end US support for Yemen war.

Saudi Arabia criticizes Senate position on Khashoggi

GOP wins surprisingly close Senate race in Mississippi

Republicans win what had once been considered a safe Senate seat in Mississippi, fending off Democrat by single digits.

GOP wins surprisingly close Senate race in Mississippi

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?

ANALYSIS: All bets are off in midterms as turnout surges

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?

Can Republicans hold on to Congress?

Senate passes resolution to declassify, release 9/11 Saudi docs

Bill calls to release tens of thousands of documents relating to Saudi Arabia and the 9/11 terror attacks.

Senate passes resolution to declassify, release 9/11 Saudi docs

Matt Damon’s SNL Kavanaugh routine — sick

Matt Damon’s SNL Kavanaugh routine — sick

Pro-Israel PAC raises $500,000 for embattled Democrat senator

Pro-Israel group helps raise half a million dollars for Senator Bob Menendez, one of the few Democrats to oppose Iran nuclear deal.

Pro-Israel PAC raises $500,000 for embattled Democrat senator

'No greater defender of Israel than John McCain'

Netanyahu remembers late Senator John McCain as a 'great patriot' and 'defender of Israel'.

'No greater defender of Israel than John McCain'player

'Senate will confirm Trump's Supreme Court pick before midterms'

Despite Democratic opposition, Senate leader confident nomination will pass this summer.

'Senate will confirm Trump's Supreme Court pick before midterms'

'I never thought I'd live to see the day'

US senators in Jerusalem celebrate embassy move: 'I voted for the move in 1995, but it took Trump to make it happen. I'm lucky to see it.'

'I never thought I'd live to see the day'player

'Never again is now! Time to hold Iran deal backers accountable'

Republican nominee eyeing Senate seat once held by Hillary Clinton slams Iran nuke deal during Jerusalem visit. 'Never again is now!'

'Never again is now! Time to hold Iran deal backers accountable'player

Top CA Senate challenger 'dedicated to exposing Jewish control'

Self-described 'pro-white' candidate pushing anti-Semitic campaign polling 2nd in CA senate race.

Top CA Senate challenger 'dedicated to exposing Jewish control'player

Al Franken to resign from the Senate in January

Democratic senator and comedian accused of sexual harassment sets date for resignation from US Senate.

Al Franken to resign from the Senate in January

In stunning upset, Republican Roy Moore defeated in Alabama

Democrats win Alabama senate seat for the first time since 1992, cutting Republican majority to 51-49.

In stunning upset, Republican Roy Moore defeated in Alabama

2 more women accuse Senator Al Franken of sexual harassment

After senator refuses to resign, new accusations bring the total number of women charging Minnesota Democrat with sexual abuse to six.

2 more women accuse Senator Al Franken of sexual harassment

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.

Congress to recognize centenary of Balfour Declaration

Tillerson: Anti-Semitism post will be filled

US Secretary of State tells Senate anti-Semitism monitoring position, which has been empty for 2 months, will be filled.

Tillerson: Anti-Semitism post will be filled

Senate bill to enhance role of US anti-Semitism envoy

Bipartisan bill would raise level of State Department position on fighting anti-Semitism to 'ambassador-level.'

Senate bill to enhance role of US anti-Semitism envoy

All 100 Senators attend WH briefing on North Korea

Entire Senate attends WH briefing on North Korea as tensions with rogue nation continue to escalate.

All 100 Senators attend WH briefing on North Korea

Entire Senate called for WH meeting on North Korea

All 100 Senators asked to attend briefing on deteriorating North Korea situation at White House.

Entire Senate called for WH meeting on North Korea

Senate committee to question Jared Kushner on Russia ties

Senate Intelligence Committee to question Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and adviser, over ties to Russian officials.

Senate committee to question Jared Kushner on Russia ties

Rubio in Israel: The Jewish state is one of my top priorities

Florida Senator visits Israel as part of Senate delegation, calls trip 'awe-inspiring experience'.

Rubio in Israel: The Jewish state is one of my top priorities

Betsy DeVos narrowly confirmed as education secretary

Vice President Mike Pence breaks Senate tie to confirm Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary, 51-50. OU lauds Devos confirmation.

Betsy DeVos narrowly confirmed as education secretary