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Congress again postpones Lipstadt's confirmation

Although her nomination was the first item on the agenda, chairman Bob Menendez (D-New Jersey) decided to pull her name at the last minute.

US Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) walks through the US Capitol in Washington, US, Decem

Chuck Schumer urges US aid for Ukraine: 'There's a Holocaust going on'

“When you see that people are lined up on buses just to leave a conflict zone, and Putin’s artillery shells those buses, that is just below humanity, below dignity.”

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
09/03/2022

The real reason for Pelosi's visit to Israel - opinion

One would think that the primary purpose politicians have for visiting Israel would be briefings about security, but that would only be partially true.

Russia sanctions bill: GOP, Dems struggle to find common ground

The proposed bill, known as the NYET Act (Never Yielding Europe's Territory), seeks to sanction the Nord Stream 2 pipeline and major banks, and provide $500m. in military funds for Ukraine.

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally on the eve of the U.S. mid-term elections

On This Day: Donald Trump acquitted in second impeachment trial 1 year ago

The impeachment sought to hold Trump responsible for the Capitol insurrection, when his supporters on January 6, 2021 stormed the US Capitol.

13/02/2022

GOP Senate candidate shoots Democrats Biden, Pelosi in Super Bowl ad

Jim Lamon is running to become the new senator for Arizona, challenging incumbent Democrat Sen. Mark Kelly. In the ad, he is shown taking on the "DC Gang."

11/02/2022

Senate committee holds a hearing on Deborah Lipstadt nomination

“Branding Israel an apartheid state is more than historically inaccurate,” she said. “I believe it's part of a larger effort to delegitimize the Jewish state.”

GOP senators vow to thwart any Iran deal if Congress can't review it

Led by Senator Ted Cruz the senators told President Joe Biden they would use "the full range of options and leverage available" if needed.

By REUTERS
08/02/2022

GOP Sen. Linsey Graham is reliably unreliable - opinion

Graham defines being a Republican today as being unswervingly loyal to Donald Trump – not the party and certainly not the principles on which our democracy rests.

Senate committee to hold confirmation hearing on Lipstadt's nomination

Deborah Lipstadt was nominated in July, but numerous delays blocked a Senate committee vote on her nomination.

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