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Biden to ask Congress to replenish Iron Dome

Biden to ask Congress to replenish Iron Dome

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff confirms he intends to present to Congress a budget request to replenish Iron Dome.Elad Benari, Canada, 18/06/2021 20:09
Latino Jewish Congressional Caucus relaunches at AJC event

Latino Jewish Congressional Caucus relaunches at AJC event

US Congressional caucus focuses on promoting cooperation between Jewish and Latino members of Congress on areas of mutual interest.Dan Verbin, 16/06/2021 20:39
Fighting for Israel in Congress

Fighting for Israel in Congress

With Guardian of the Walls at an end, some USA lawmakers are fighting to protect Israel from criticism for the operation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/05/2021 23:52
"Squad" member Ayanna Pressley attacks Israel in speech

"Squad" member Ayanna Pressley attacks Israel in speech

Pressley accuses Israel of "police brutality and state-sanctioned violence" while making no mention of rockets from Hamas and other groups.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 14/05/2021 22:46
UFO report expected in June: 'We're under siege'

UFO report expected in June: 'We're under siege'

Pentagon whistleblower warns of intelligence failure 'unheard of since 9/11.' Experts cite multiple encounters 'over dozens of years.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/05/2021 10:08
Watch: Sen. Ted Cruz struggling to keep his eyes open as Biden stumbles around speech

Watch: Sen. Ted Cruz struggling to keep his eyes open as Biden stumbles around speech

Senator Cruz seen struggling to remain awake during Biden's first address to a joint congressional meeting.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/05/2021 10:00
Biden: America is on the move again

Biden: America is on the move again

Biden in address to Congress: We will work closely with our allies to address the threats posed by Iran and North Korea.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/04/2021 05:27
75% of House members back no conditions on aid to Israel

75% of House members back no conditions on aid to Israel

Vast majority of lawmakers in House of Representatives reject bid to impose conditions on aid to Israel.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 23/04/2021 12:02
Congress – Israel's most systematic and challenging ally

Congress – Israel's most systematic and challenging ally

Congress has systematically supported Israel and bolstered US-Israel cooperation, expressing the view of most US citizens. And now? Op-ed.Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, 02/03/2021 23:00
Pelosi speaks to Netanyahu

Pelosi speaks to Netanyahu

US House Speaker says she spoke to PM "to reaffirm the unbreakable bond between our nations".Elad Benari, 24/02/2021 23:34
Coalition for Jewish Values: Anti-Semitism now accepted in Congress

Coalition for Jewish Values: Anti-Semitism now accepted in Congress

Organization representing over 1,500 rabbis calls for House Democrats to remove Ilhan Omar from position as vice chair of committee.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/02/2021 15:08
Following a string of controversies, Madison Cawthorn meets with his Jewish constituents

Following a string of controversies, Madison Cawthorn meets with his Jewish constituents

Freshman congressman who bragged about trying to convert Jews to Christianity and visited Hitler's vacation home meets with Jewish leaders.Ben Sales, JTA, 09/02/2021 07:44
Bipartisan bill, backed by Jewish vets in Congress, would join US, Israel in PTSD research

Bipartisan bill, backed by Jewish vets in Congress, would join US, Israel in PTSD research

Jewish military veterans among Democrat and Republican lawmakers pushing bill to bring Israeli and US PTSD researchers together.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 05/02/2021 14:58
Congresswoman: Gaza rockets prepared me for Capital insurrection

Congresswoman: Gaza rockets prepared me for Capital insurrection

Representative Kathy Manning North Carolina says she faced worse than the January 6 attack on the Capitol fleeing rockets in Sderot.Ron Kampeas/JTA, 02/02/2021 20:52
Congresswoman blamed deadly forest fire on Rothschild Inc and space lasers

Congresswoman blamed deadly forest fire on Rothschild Inc and space lasers

Newly-unearthed social media posts by Georgia congresswoman show she accused 'Zionist supremacists' of seeking to replace white Americans.Ben Sales, JTA, 29/01/2021 07:23
US lawmakers approve waiver for Biden's Defense Secretary pick

US lawmakers approve waiver for Biden's Defense Secretary pick

Both chambers of Congress approve waiver to permit retired Gen. Lloyd Austin to serve as Secretary of Defense.Ben Ariel, 22/01/2021 03:37
US COVID-19 bill includes clause about UFOs

US COVID-19 bill includes clause about UFOs

The newest aid bill from Congress requires USA military to publicize UFO research.Shlomo Witty, 11/01/2021 00:20
G-d is on our side, who is on theirs?

G-d is on our side, who is on theirs?

The first daily prayer in Congress invoked, for the first time in 200 years, a pagan deity alongside the Name of G-d.David Ben Horin, 10/01/2021 17:51
Congress certifies 270 votes, Biden victory sealed

Congress certifies 270 votes, Biden victory sealed

US lawmakers reconvene to certify Joe Biden's victory after session was interrupted by rioters who stormed the Capitol building.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/01/2021 10:39
Congress joint session to count, certify Electoral College votes

Congress joint session to count, certify Electoral College votes

U.S. House of Representatives and Senate meet in joint session to tally results of Electoral College ballots for President and VP.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/01/2021 18:34
New congresswoman vows to hold onto her Glock at Capitol Hill

New congresswoman vows to hold onto her Glock at Capitol Hill

Congresswoman from Rifle, Colorado announces plans to bring her handgun with her to Washington DC - drawing rebuke from local police chief.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/01/2021 10:48
Trump criticizes Congress over COVID relief bill

Trump criticizes Congress over COVID relief bill

US President calls on both chambers to send a new bill with an increase in stimulus money for Americans.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/12/2020 04:40
Congress reaches deal on COVID-19 relief package

Congress reaches deal on COVID-19 relief package

Republicans and Democrats strike deal on a nearly $900 billion COVID-19 relief package.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/12/2020 01:20
Republican lawmaker: Remove Tlaib from all congressional committees

Republican lawmaker: Remove Tlaib from all congressional committees

Rep. Guy Reschenthaler calls for removal of Rep. Rashida Tlaib from all committees due to her anti-Israel and anti-Semitic rhetoric.Elad Benari, 07/12/2020 06:07
Is the Sudan-Israel deal in jeopardy?

Is the Sudan-Israel deal in jeopardy?

New York Times reports Sudan is demanding US Congress approve legislation protecting it from terror-related lawsuits by year's end.Ben Ariel, 02/12/2020 01:04
The Freedom Squad: 'Natural alliance based on love for America'

The Freedom Squad: 'Natural alliance based on love for America'

Fox News interviews newly-elected Rep congresswoman from NY, who says she and other refugees from Cuba elected to office will fight Dems.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/11/2020 21:46
Congress to consider bill to provide Israel with bunker buster bombs

Congress to consider bill to provide Israel with bunker buster bombs

Bipartisan bill would allow sale of most powerful bombs in US arsenal to Israel in event Iran reaches nuclear breakout point.Gary Willig, 27/10/2020 15:30
Overwhelming bipartisan support for Abraham Accords

Overwhelming bipartisan support for Abraham Accords

91 senators and 372 house representatives have cosponsored two resolutions supporting the Abraham Accords between Israel, UAE and BahrainYoni Kempinski, 22/10/2020 15:56
'Israel must maintain a qualitative military edge'

'Israel must maintain a qualitative military edge'

US Rep. Brad Schneider: There's bipartisan consensus in Washington, Israel's security concerns are a top priority on Capitol Hill.Elad Benari, 14/10/2020 01:00
MK Yaalon briefs US Congress on recent peace deals

MK Yaalon briefs US Congress on recent peace deals

MK Yaalon briefs Congressional Israel Allies Caucus on security implications of recent peace deals and steps toward normalization.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/10/2020 10:07
Congressional candidate Julie Hall, an Air Force Colonel (ret.) who loves America

Congressional candidate Julie Hall, an Air Force Colonel (ret.) who loves America

Julie Hall, contender for Congress in Massachusetts' 4th district is for law and order, decries antisemitism and admires Israel. Op-ed.Angela Van Der Pluym, 28/09/2020 21:24
'My chances of winning congressional race get better every day'

'My chances of winning congressional race get better every day'

Maryland congressional candidate Kimberly Klacik (R) discusses endorsement from President Trump and state of her Congress race.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/09/2020 08:10
Congress blocked arms sales to Turkey for 2 years

Congress blocked arms sales to Turkey for 2 years

Bipartisan group of congressmen block military deals with Turkish government after Turkey purchases Russian S-400 system.Gary Willig, 13/08/2020 22:58
Rep. Dan Crenshaw: Democrats falling for anti-Israel narrative

Rep. Dan Crenshaw: Democrats falling for anti-Israel narrative

Republican congressman from Texas says Democratic party views world through lens of 'oppressor vs oppressed,' coloring views on Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/05/2020 21:44
Trump vetoes Iran war powers resolution

Trump vetoes Iran war powers resolution

Trump vetoes "insulting" resolution aimed at constraining his ability to take military action against Iran.Elad Benari, 07/05/2020 00:59
Meet the former Israeli resident now running for Congress

Meet the former Israeli resident now running for Congress

Guido Weiss releases Hebrew political ad in the US, hoping to win over Israeli expats living in south Florida.i24NEWS, 27/04/2020 22:29
House passes coronavirus relief package

House passes coronavirus relief package

Two days after the Senate, the House of Representatives also passes historic $2 trillion coronavirus relief package.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 27/03/2020 23:14
Second US lawmaker tests positive for coronavirus

Second US lawmaker tests positive for coronavirus

Rep. Ben McAdams of Utah says he tested positive for COVID-19 and is in self-quarantine.Elad Benari, 19/03/2020 03:03
Florida congressman tests positive for coronavirus

Florida congressman tests positive for coronavirus

Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart becomes first member of Congress to announce that he has tested positive for COVID-19.Elad Benari, 19/03/2020 01:27
Watch: Rep David Kustoff recites Shema at DC National Prayer Breakfast

Watch: Rep David Kustoff recites Shema at DC National Prayer Breakfast

Jewish representative from Tennessee explains importance of famous Jewish prayer at event attended by President Trump.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/02/2020 16:08
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
House to vote to limit Trump's ability to take military action against Iran

House to vote to limit Trump's ability to take military action against Iran

House to vote on resolution to limit Trump's ability to take military action against Iran without congressional authorization.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/01/2020 03:37
White House formally notifies Congress of Soleimani elimination

White House formally notifies Congress of Soleimani elimination

Pelosi says notification on elimination of top Iranian general "raises more questions than it answers".Ben Ariel, 05/01/2020 03:38
Rabbi mentions Monsey attack in last Congress prayer of decade

Rabbi mentions Monsey attack in last Congress prayer of decade

Retired Navy chaplain calls on listeners to 'look ahead with hope, but with eyes wide open to prejudice, hatred and terror.'Marcy Oster/JTA, 31/12/2019 18:49
Rep. Van Drew speaks out for first time after switching parties

Rep. Van Drew speaks out for first time after switching parties

Republican Rep. Jeff Van Drew speaks exclusively to 'Sunday Morning Futures' after leaving the Democratic Party., 23/12/2019 22:57
Impeachment wrap — no bang for the buck

Impeachment wrap — no bang for the buck

We are experiencing an impeachment attempt led by the ethically challenged. Jack Engelhard, 11/12/2019 21:34
House Dems release transcripts from impeachment depositions

House Dems release transcripts from impeachment depositions

The two witnesses were on the phone call between Trump and the Ukrainian president; Chad Pergram has the latest., 17/11/2019 14:11
How’s Congressman Ted Deutch  on Israel?

How’s Congressman Ted Deutch  on Israel?

Congressman Ted Deutch is a true friend of Israel, but his words on the idea of a Palestinian Arab state in Judea and Samaria attest to a lack of knowledge on the ground.Professor Elisha Haas, 11/11/2019 11:59
Congressmen call out Twitter for allowing Hamas and Hezbollah

Congressmen call out Twitter for allowing Hamas and Hezbollah

Four House members pen letter to Twitter CEO expressing concern over tolerance for 'political wings' of Hamas, Hezbollah terror groups.Marcy Oster/JTA, 23/10/2019 04:33
Congress condemns withdrawal from Syria

Congress condemns withdrawal from Syria

House of Representatives passes measure opposing US withdrawal from northern Syria, abandonment of the Kurds.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/10/2019 22:47
'Good for Arabs to take advantage of 'miracle' Israeli economy'

'Good for Arabs to take advantage of 'miracle' Israeli economy'

Members of Congress speak on Capitol Hill of ‘untold story of hope and opportunity’ for Israelis and PA Arabs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/10/2019 14:10
AOC and what the heck happened to America?

AOC and what the heck happened to America?

AOC and how anti-Semitism is starting to roll off the tongue. Jack Engelhard, 04/08/2019 07:56
Only black Republican in US House won't seek reelection

Only black Republican in US House won't seek reelection

Rep. Will Hurt looking to pursue other opportunities after three terms in Congress.AFP, 02/08/2019 09:14
'Palestinian state is not the solution'

'Palestinian state is not the solution'

Minister Elkin slams Congress' two-state stance in anti-BDS resolution. 'Palestinian state not the solution, but the root of the problem.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/07/2019 10:18
Trump: Radical Democrats anti-America, anti-Israel, pro-terror

Trump: Radical Democrats anti-America, anti-Israel, pro-terror

US President continues criticism of 4 radical freshmen Congresswomen despite controversy over recent tweets.Gary Willig, 16/07/2019 15:27
Dershowitz: Impeaching Trump would put Congress above the law

Dershowitz: Impeaching Trump would put Congress above the law

Reaction from Harvard law professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/06/2019 12:38
Will the US reinstate funding for 'peace dialogue?'

Will the US reinstate funding for 'peace dialogue?'

AIPAC and J Street support bipartisan effort to restore funds for Israeli-Palestinian peace dialogue.Ron Kampeas, JTA, & Arutz 7, 07/06/2019 09:29