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United States political news and analysis with a focus on the connection between American policy and the Jewish people and the State of Israel.

 House Speaker Mike Johnson walks through the US Capitol, this week.

Republicans have failed to govern in the House - opinion

 CURRENT US Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer is among the top Democrats who opposed the 2015 JCPOA.

US Senate to take up Israel, Ukraine aid as soon as next week - Schumer

 IF BIDEN asks Netanyahu for a few more days, that might see the release of all the hostages as well as the removal of Hamas from power, what will Netanyahu do?

Biden, US officials ask Israel to be more cautious in south Gaza offensive

 US President Donald Trump greets New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (R) after speaking about administration plans to combat the nation's opioid crisis in the East Room of the White House in Washington, US, October 26, 2017

Chris Christie: Trump's intolerance contributes to antisemitism

 U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) holds a press conference after the Senate passed a continuing resolution to avoid a shutdown of the federal government, in Washington, U.S., November 15, 2023.

Sen. Chuck Schumer makes his Broadway debut

By Julia Gergely/JTA
 Representative Lois Frankel (D-FL) speaks during testimony by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at a hearing on the State Department's budget request for 2020 in Washington, U.S. March 27, 2019.

Lois Frankel, Jewish Florida Democrat, quits progressive caucus over Israel differences

 Salazar speaking on a bill in the New York Senate chamber, March 2021

After uproar, NY State Sen. Julia Salazar fires staffer who endorsed Hamas attack

By Luke Tress/JTA
 White House National Security Council Strategic Communications Coordinator John Kirby speaks during a press briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., November 8, 2023.

Kirby’s clarity and US polls showing support for Israel - analysis

 Salazar speaking at a February 2020 rally for affordable housing

NY State Sen. Julia Salazar distances herself from staffers’ endorsement of Hamas attack

By Luke Tress/JTA
 Former US President Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalynn attend the "All Together Now - A Celebration of Service" at the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts in Washington March 21, 2011.

Former US first lady Rosalynn Carter dies at 96

 US President Joe Biden (L) and former US president Donald Trump.

Biden’s popularity sinks, Trump’s soars amid Israel's war in Gaza

 US Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) speaks during a public hearing of the U.S. House Select Committee to investigate the January 6 Attack on the U.S. Capitol, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., July 12, 2022.

Two Jewish Democrats join growing calls for Israel-Hamas ceasefire

 FILE PHOTO: Republican presidential candidate and former U.S. President Donald Trump gestures during a campaign rally in Claremont, New Hampshire, U.S., November 11, 2023.

Trump engaged in 'insurrection' but can still run, Colorado judge rules

Republican candidate for Arizona Attorney General Abe Hamadeh speaks at the Republican Party of Arizona's 2022 U.S. midterm elections night rally in Scottsdale, Arizona, U.S., November 8, 2022.

One of Arizona’s most pro-Israel candidates Is Arab-American

By Clint Van Winkle/The Media Line
 Newly elected Rep. George Santos (R-NY), who is facing a scandal over his resume and claims he made on the campaign trail, makes a gesture with his left hand as he casts his vote for House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy from the House Chamber during a 10th round of voting for the new Speaker.

George Santos, who lied about being Jewish, says he won’t run again

 Police and demonstrators argue at the entrance to the Democratic National Headquarters during a multi-denominational event hosted by the Democratic Socialists of America, IfNotNow Movement and Jewish Voice for Peace calling for a ceasefire in the war between Israel and Hamas.

Members of Congress evacuated amid anti-Israel protest outside DNC HQ

 Photo taken of the Israel Apartheid billboard outside of the Usdan University Center on the Wesleyan University campus.

US investigating antisemitic, anti-Muslim discrimination at schools

 US PRESIDENT Joe Biden speaks during his visit to Israel, October 2023

Polls show American Jews approve of Biden’s handling of Israel-Hamas war

 US PRESIDENT Joe Biden holds an event at the White House, this week. On Wednesday, Biden urged for a ‘pause’ in the conflict, and other White House officials are said to be asking the president to take a tougher stance with Israel.

Former Obama, Biden officials back president amid party divide on Israel

US President Joe Biden holds a press conference about his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping before the start of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Woodside, California, US, November 15, 2023.

Biden says he made it clear to Israel it would be a mistake to occupy Gaza

 Rep. Rashida Tlaib (MI-12) addresses attendees as she takes part in a protest calling for a ceasefire in Gaza outside the U.S. Capitol, in Washington, U.S., October 18, 2023.

Rashida Tlaib part of private Facebook group that has glorified Hamas - report

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