Rep. Rohrabacher defends association with Holocaust denier

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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The Army Pilot, Married to a Rabbi, Seeking Corker’s Seat

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

WASHINGTON – By most measures, the southern state of Tennessee would appear to be a significant challenge for any Democrat in the upcoming 2018 U.S. Senate race. The…

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