What lessons should be drawn from the NY attack?

Thursday, November 2, 2017
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WASHINGTON – Attention on Capitol Hill focused on the aftermath of the terror attack that killed eight after a 29-year old Uzbekistani national Sayfullo Saipov plunged a truck…

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Rep. Rohrabacher defends association with Holocaust denier

Tuesday, October 31, 2017
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WASHINGTON – After the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) blasted Representative Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) for reportedly “welcoming Charles Johnson to a meeting,” the California lawmaker penned a letter to the…

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Haley reverses Congressional testimony on US aid to the PA

Monday, October 30, 2017
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WASHINGTON – U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley backtracked on remarks she made to the House Foreign Affairs Committee (HFAC) this summer regarding Washington’s economic assistance…

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If Congress was in charge of negotiating Middle East peace

Friday, October 27, 2017
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WASHINGTON – In a September 28 interview with Walla News, U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman promised that the Trump administration would unveil within months a peace proposal…

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Corker: No timetable on new Iran sanctions bill

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
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While Trump threatens to terminate Iran deal if Congress fails to act, top GOP Senator expresses little urgency on timetable to pass sanctions legislation WASHINGTON – The Chairman…

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Royce: Taylor Force Act to advance House committee in ‘few weeks’

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
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WASHINGTON – Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Ed Royce (R-CA) announced on Monday that legislation to cut off U.S. economic assistance to the Palestinian Authority, if…

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Sen. Carper: ACLU’s objections motivation for declining to co-sponsor anti-BDS bill

Friday, October 20, 2017
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Progressive Senators may still vote for the legislation but they are holding off from co-sponsoring until they receive clarification from Senator Ben Cardin WASHINGTON – With the Israel…

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Senators slam potential Fatah-Hamas unity government

Thursday, October 19, 2017
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WASHINGTON – With progress made towards a Fatah-Hamas reconciliation during the past weeks, Senators expressed concern about the role of the Hamas in a Palestinian unity government. “I…

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Senate divided on Corker-Cotton Iran sanctions legislation

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
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WASHINGTON – After President Donald Trump declined to certify Iran’s compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal last week, Senators continue to express divergent perspectives on the best path…

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Sen. Schatz: ‘No way’ Corker-Cotton Iran bill passes

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
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WASHINGTON – Despite increased talk on Capitol Hill to strengthen sanctions against Iran, Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI) dismissed the possibility that legislation targeting Tehran sponsored by Senators Bob…

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