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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.

Committee chairman Jim Risch (R-ID) speaks during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing in Wa

As Vienna talks resume, Senate Republicans seek a congressional review

According to the proposed bill, Biden would need to submit a review of the proposed acts regarding Iran policy to the relevant congressional committees.

Black Lives Matter

DCCC adviser scrutinized for tweets about police brutality, racism

Dyjun Tatro is a legal reform activist who completed his degree while serving time for his involvement with the Original Gangsta Killas street gang.

IDF urged to allow chametz on army bases during Passover

The letter to the Chief of Staff asks to ensure the supply of kosher food for Passover does not justify a ban on the holding of chametz by secular or non-Jews.

29/01/2021

Trump set to pardon Sheldon Silver, disgraced former NY Assembly speaker

likely be a mix of people that justice reform activists say have been wronged by the criminal justice system and figures who have paid intermediaries to lobby Trump for clemency, or whom Trump knows

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
20/01/2021

David Cicilline: The Jewish lawmaker leading the Trump impeachment charge

“We have a system of justice predicated on certain constitutional rights, which make this country different from every country in the world,”

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
14/01/2021
US President-elect Joe Biden delivers a speech alongside US Vice President-elect Kamala Harris after

Progressive challenge to Biden administration foreign policy underway

Biden’s foreign policy challenge emerges from a progressive coalition petitioning him to stack the second tier of his foreign policy administration with left-wing progressives.

By MICHAEL FENENBOCK/THE MEDIA LINE
29/12/2020

Dianne Feinstein says she isn’t leaving the Senate anytime soon

Last month said she would not seek to keep her influential spot as top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
19/12/2020
Democratic US Senate candidate Jon Ossoff attends a campaign event at the Georgia State Railroad Mus

RJC, JDCA, trade barbs over Georgia Senate runoff

"That Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff rely on Johnson to boost their campaigns is a direct endorsement of Johnson’s bigoted statements about the citizens of the only Jewish country in the world.”

Biden budget pick Neera Tanden a lightning rod in Washington

Republican Senator John Cornyn said he "will not support any nominee who doesn't provide full transparency into their work on behalf of a foreign government."

By REUTERS
02/12/2020
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