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Small crowd planned for Biden's first speech to Congress

Just 200 people, mostly lawmakers plus a handful of representatives of other arms of government and select family members, will attend the masked, socially distanced speech.

By REUTERS
28/04/2021

Laura Moser felt more Jewish after Congress run. So she moved to Berlin.

In Berlin, she is relieved from deciding whether she wants to be inside, one of them. She is not one of them.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
28/04/2021
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Vice President Mike Pence take part in a joint session of Cong

Quarter of Congress wants Israel-US relationship to change - analysis

But the reason that Congress is the critical linchpin in the relationship is because it is Congress that allocates US aid – not the president, not the administration.

Greta Thunberg tells US Congress: 'Time to do the right thing' on climate

"I don't believe for a second that you will actually do this," she lectured the lawmakers of the House Oversight Committee's environmental subcommittee.

By REUTERS
22/04/2021
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi gestures after the Congress certified the Electoral College votes of the

Congress: bipartisan support grows for bills expanding Israeli-Arab ties

It’s a sign of increasing bipartisan support for the initiative launched by former President Donald Trump.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
22/04/2021
US Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) is seen in the Senate Reception room during the fifth day of the impeach

Senate Republican: US police reform proposal may be done in week or two

Scott said his proposal would make it easier for victims of police violence to sue police departments, rather than police officers.

By REUTERS
21/04/2021

Meet Jewish Maryland lawmaker Shane Pendergrass

Pendergrass, who represents the town of Columbia and first elected in 1994, said she has a reputation in the chamber for outspokenness.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
14/04/2021
Former US President Donald Trump speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Or

Trump tells Republican donors he'll help GOP win Congress in 2022

The former president shed no new light on a possible 2024 presidential bid.

By REUTERS
11/04/2021

State Department announces intent to break law - comment

That decision is shameful, illegal and immoral, and Congress should not let it happen.

By MARK GOLDFEDER
10/04/2021
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