House of Representatives

Jewish senator blasts Republicans for burying anti-white supremacy bill

The bill authorized the creation of new offices and training within the Justice Department to tackle domestic terrorism.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
03/10/2020
US House overwhelmingly passes resolution condemning QAnon

"QAnon conspiracy theories are fanning the flames as antisemitism is on the rise in the United States and around the world,” states the bill.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
06/10/2020
Jewish members of House pen letter to McCarthy on partisan antisemitism

Extending an olive branch, the signatories offered to meet with McCarthy to discuss how these tactics undermine the current bipartisan effort against antisemitism.

U.S. House of Representatives votes on Trump impeachment on Capitol Hill in Washington on December 1
House passes bill that requires government act against domestic terrorism

“Groups like the Boogaloos, Rise Above Movement and White Nationalist militias across the country are organizing. And so must we.”

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
23/09/2020
Democratic PAC mailers depict Jewish GOP House candidate clutching money

“The mail pieces have nothing to do with David Richter’s religion, and everything to do with the fact he ran a company into the ground,” Komar, the super PAC’s independent expenditure director said.

By BEN SALES/JTA
05/10/2020
Kansas Jewish college student, 19, wins state House primary

But the party has disavowed Aaron Coleman, who has admitted to harassing girls online when he was in middle school.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
21/08/2020
All Dems after Foreign Affairs panel chair against US aid for annexation

“I oppose any use of American taxpayer dollars to implement the Annexation Plan or to build any permanent Israeli installation in the West Bank or Gaza."

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
12/08/2020
Kansas City, Kansas
19-year-old leading the vote count in a local Kansas primary

“There is a certain pride to know that, if elected in November, I may be both the only Jewish representative and the youngest member of the Kansas House," says Aaron Coleman.

US Republicans' coronavirus aid proposal faces opposition on both sides

Democrats decried it as too limited compared to their $3 trillion proposal that passed the House of Representatives in May, while some Senate Republicans criticized it as too expensive.

By REUTERS
28/07/2020
House approves to double budget of Special Envoy to combat antisemitism

Earlier this year, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee passed unanimously the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act of 2019.

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