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

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/12/2020 20:18
Early outpatient treatment: 'Essential part of COVID-19 solution'

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

US Senator Ron Johnson holds hearing to discuss current state of COVID-19.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/11/2020 08:16
US Senate to vote on Amy Barrett confirmation next week

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?David Rosenberg, 21/10/2020 13:31
$2 trillion stimulus package approved by Senate, White House

$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.'Arutz Sheva staff, 25/03/2020 10:35
Republican Senator: Coronavirus may have come from Chinese superlaboratory

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.Mordechai Sones, 10/02/2020 16:52
Senate launches bipartisan task force to combat anti-Semitism

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.Marcy Oster, JTA, 30/10/2019 15:02
US Senate marks 25 years since AMIA bombing

US Senate marks 25 years since AMIA bombing

Senate Foreign Relations Committee approves resolution commemorating 35th anniversary of deadly bombing of Argentina Jewish center.Marcy Oster, JTA, 26/09/2019 22:41
Senate Republicans, Democrats push bill condemning anti-Semitsm

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.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 06/05/2019 12:24
Republican senators push for protections for Israeli Americans

Republican senators push for protections for Israeli Americans

GOP lawmakers introduce bill to recognize Israeli-Americans as group protected from discrimination.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 08/04/2019 07:29
Menendez accuses Senate GOP of using Israel as political wedge

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.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 16/01/2019 07:38
Saudi Arabia criticizes Senate position on Khashoggi

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.Elad Benari, 17/12/2018 01:39
GOP wins surprisingly close Senate race in Mississippi

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.David Rosenberg, 28/11/2018 08:04
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
Senate passes resolution to declassify, release 9/11 Saudi docs

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.Mordechai Sones, 04/10/2018 17:03
Matt Damon’s SNL Kavanaugh routine — sick

Matt Damon’s SNL Kavanaugh routine — sick

Is this what’s become of America? Jack Engelhard, 04/10/2018 07:43
Pro-Israel PAC raises $500,000 for embattled Democrat senator

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.JTA, 29/08/2018 07:36
'No greater defender of Israel than John McCain'

'No greater defender of Israel than John McCain'

Netanyahu remembers late Senator John McCain as a 'great patriot' and 'defender of Israel'.David Rosenberg, 26/08/2018 17:42
'Senate will confirm Trump's Supreme Court pick before midterms'

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

Despite Democratic opposition, Senate leader confident nomination will pass this summer.David Rosenberg, 16/07/2018 09:01
'I never thought I'd live to see the day'

'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.'Eliran Baruch, 14/05/2018 12:48
'Never again is now! Time to hold Iran deal backers accountable'

'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!'Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/05/2018 14:45
Top CA Senate challenger 'dedicated to exposing Jewish control'

Top CA Senate challenger 'dedicated to exposing Jewish control'

Self-described 'pro-white' candidate pushing anti-Semitic campaign polling 2nd in CA senate race.JTA, 01/05/2018 07:28
Al Franken to resign from the Senate in January

Al Franken to resign from the Senate in January

Democratic senator and comedian accused of sexual harassment sets date for resignation from US Senate.David Rosenberg, 22/12/2017 08:51
In stunning upset, Republican Roy Moore defeated in Alabama

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.JTA, 13/12/2017 07:38
2 more women accuse Senator Al Franken of sexual harassment

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.JTA, 30/11/2017 20:31
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
Tillerson: Anti-Semitism post will be filled

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.JTA, 29/08/2017 15:35
Senate bill to enhance role of US anti-Semitism envoy

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.'JTA, 07/06/2017 21:32
All 100 Senators attend WH briefing on North Korea

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.Gary Willig, 26/04/2017 22:41
Entire Senate called for WH meeting 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.Gary Willig, 24/04/2017 22:29
Senate committee to question Jared Kushner on Russia ties

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.JTA, 27/03/2017 18:38
Rubio in Israel: The Jewish state is one of my top priorities

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'.David Rosenberg, 21/03/2017 14:23
Betsy DeVos narrowly confirmed as education secretary

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.JTA, 07/02/2017 21:28
Rubio will Support Tillerson for Secretary of State

Rubio will Support Tillerson for Secretary of State

Senator Marco Rubio announced his support on Monday morning for President Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state, Rex Tillerson.Uzi Baruch, 23/01/2017 18:05
GOP nets 52nd Senate seat in weekend runoff election

GOP nets 52nd Senate seat in weekend runoff election

Republican John Kennedy crushes Democrat Foster Campbell in runoff election in Louisiana.David Rosenberg, 11/12/2016 16:20
US plans 'largest military aid package ever'

US plans 'largest military aid package ever'

White House responds to pressure by Senate, pledges to offer Israel unprecedented level of military aid.David Rosenberg, 26/04/2016 09:55
Republicans Less Sure of Votes Against Iran Deal

Republicans Less Sure of Votes Against Iran Deal

Republican senators feel uncertain they will be able to acquire the necessary number of votes to maintain sanctions against Iran.Nitsan Keidar, 13/08/2015 09:09
Iran 'Sales Job' Begins With Senate Hearings

Iran 'Sales Job' Begins With Senate Hearings

The Obama administration will begin its effort to sell the Iran nuclear deal to Congress Thursday at the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.Yaakov Levi, 23/07/2015 07:50
PM: US Must Fight Islamists, From ISIS and Iran

PM: US Must Fight Islamists, From ISIS and Iran

Prime Minister Netanyahu stressed to US Senator David Perdue the need to fight Islamic fanaticism - whatever its source.Moshe Cohen, 18/02/2015 19:35
US Senate Candidate's Obsession with Mein Kampf

US Senate Candidate's Obsession with Mein Kampf

Why did a fringe, right-wing candidate for South Dakota's Senate seat produce videos featuring copies of Mein Kampf?Mark Langfan, 10/08/2014 18:07
‘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
Cliff Deal Passes Senate Overnight

Cliff Deal Passes Senate Overnight

A deal to patch up the US's fiscal crisis will be taken up by lawmakers in the Republican-controlled House after passing in the Senate. , 01/01/2013 18:43
Barak Tells Visiting Senators Iran Drags its Feet

Barak Tells Visiting Senators Iran Drags its Feet

Iran is trying to deceive the world while dragging its feet, Defense Minister Ehud Barak told visiting U.S. Senators Monday. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 29/05/2012 07:11
US Senate Redefines 'Palestinian Refugee'

US Senate Redefines 'Palestinian Refugee'

The State Department and Jordan are unhappy that US lawmakers want to know how many "Palestinian refugees" actually lived in Israel in 1948Gabe Kahn & Rachel Hirshfeld, 25/05/2012 12:59
US Lawmakers to Probe Underwear Bomb Leaks

US Lawmakers to Probe Underwear Bomb Leaks

Lawmakers from both US parties say leaks about a dramatic CIA operation thwarting an Al-Queda plot demand an investigation.Gabe Kahn, 10/05/2012 15:31
Top US General Grilled on Iran Strike

Top US General Grilled on Iran Strike

For the second time in two weeks Sen. Lindsey Graham took aim at the Pentagon's top man over deteriorating relations with Israel.Gabe Kahn., 28/02/2012 22:41
In Syria, Tanks Roll on Homs

In Syria, Tanks Roll on Homs

Senators John McCain and Sen. Lindsey Graham have called for nations to arm Syria's opposition forces as a massacre looms in Homs.Gabe Kahn., 20/02/2012 21:55
DIA Director: Iran Unmoved by Sanctions

DIA Director: Iran Unmoved by Sanctions

DIA director Lt. Gen. Ronald Burgess told US lawmakers Thursday Iran is 'not close to agreeing to abandon its nuclear program.'Gabe Kahn., 17/02/2012 13:56
UK Chief Rabbi Sacks Delivers Senate Invocation

UK Chief Rabbi Sacks Delivers Senate Invocation

The U.S. Senate received a special treat Wednesday, with thte session opened by UK Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, who gave the invocation.David Lev, 03/11/2011 19:05
US Senate Opposes PA Bid

US Senate Opposes PA Bid

The US senate passed a resolution saying the Obama administration should cut funds to the PA, cast veto, if it seeks statehood at the UN.Gabe Kahn., 30/06/2011 00:15
‘Cyber Pearl Harbor’ or a Prank?

‘Cyber Pearl Harbor’ or a Prank?

Hackers hit the US Senate web “just for kicks” shortly after the CIA director warned the US faces a ”cyber Pearl Harbor” if security is breached.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 14/06/2011 17:10
Senators Vow Support for Israel

Senators Vow Support for Israel

Eleven Republican senators have vowed to continue support for Israel's security. Chana Ya'ar, 07/04/2011 14:15
Peres Thanks U.S. Congress

Peres Thanks U.S. Congress

President Shimon Peres met with members of the U.S. Congress and Senate. "Your friendship and support are meaningful," he said.Elad Benari, 07/04/2011 03:12
Obama Official Goes Pro-Israel

Obama Official Goes Pro-Israel

Top US official explains record-breaking aid: "Israel's defense is top US priority." Speech seen as transparent Obama call to pro-Israel voters.Hillel Fendel, 18/07/2010 17:48
Senate to Obama: Stand w/ Israel

Senate to Obama: Stand w/ Israel

An overwhelming majority of the US Senate has signed a letter to President Obama encouraging him to stand strongly behind Israel.Hillel Fendel, 24/06/2010 09:44
76 Senators: 'We Support Israel'

76 Senators: 'We Support Israel'

More than 3/4 of the US Senate sent a strong letter of support for Israel to Secretary Clinton, implying criticism of the Obama administration. Hana Levi Julian, 14/04/2010 12:02
PA Scheme ‘Dead on Arrival’

PA Scheme ‘Dead on Arrival’

US Sen. Ted Kaufman, visiting in Israel, said that the PA scheme to have the UN declare it to be a state would be “dead on arrival.”Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 17/11/2009 15:31