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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.

The US Capitol building, which contains the House of Representatives and the Senate.

Iron Dome: When every vote counts, fringe Progressives carry weight - analysis

 US congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene and Ilhan Omar.

Marjorie Taylor Greene accuses Ilhan Omar of 'supporting terror' in Twitter spat

 Migrants take shelter in makeshift camp while awaiting to be processed along the International Bridge in Del Rio, Texas, U.S. September 20, 2021.

US border guard uses whip against Haitian migrants in Texas

By REUTERS
REP. ALEXANDRIA Ocasio-Cortez speaks during a ‘No Climate, No Deal’ demonstration outside the White House last month.

AOC introduces amendment to halt US arms sale to Israel

 Security fencing is seen near the US Capitol ahead of rally in support of the Jan. 6 defendants in Washington

US Capitol on high alert as pro-Trump demonstrators converge for rally

By REUTERS
Democratic US Senate candidate Jon Ossoff attends a campaign event at the Georgia State Railroad Museum in Savannah, Georgia, US November 12, 2020.

Jon Ossoff condemns antisemitism in Yom Kippur speech

By BEN SALES/JTA
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army General Mark Milley arrives to brief members of the U.S. Senate on developments with Iran after attacks by Iran on U.S. forces in Iraq, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 8, 2020

US top general called China, warned Trump could spark war

By REUTERS
US President Joe Biden points a finger as he delivers remarks on the administration's continued drawdown efforts in Afghanistan in a speech from the East Room at the White House in Washington US, July 8, 2021.

Biden to set vaccine requirements for federal workers, private companies

By REUTERS
DELEGATES WAIT for the start of talks on reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, in Vienna, Austria, last month.

US to discuss way forward on Iran in Moscow, Paris talks

By REUTERS
A crowd attends a vigil outside the Tree of Life synagogue Tree of Life synagogue, marking one week since a deadly shooting there, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S., November 3, 2018

Biden accused of lying about visiting Tree of Life Synagogue

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
PLANNED PARENTHOOD president Dr. Leana Wen speaks at a protest against anti-abortion legislation at the US Supreme Court in Washington on June 20.

US Supreme Court declines to block Texas abortion ban

By REUTERS
 A U.S. Marine with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) provides water to a child during an evacuation at Hamid Karzai International Airport, Kabul, Afghanistan, in this photo taken on August 20, 2021

US Senate passes bill to help Americans returning from Afghanistan

By REUTERS
An FBI vehicle

Hate crimes hit 12-year high in United States in 2020 - FBI

By REUTERS
 Outgoing US ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro seen at a fare-well session in the Israeli Knesset

Dan Shapiro appointed as State Department liaison to Israel on Iran

By Barak Ravid/Walla
 PM Bennett meets with President Biden in Washington

Bennett checked off all his boxes in Washington - analysis

US President Biden welcomes Israel's Prime Minister Bennett, in Washington

Experts weigh in on Biden's 'other options' in dealing with Iran

Rep. Thomas Massie

GOP congressman compares COVID to Holocaust, prompts intern resignation

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
Matthew Brooks (R) and Halie Soifer (C) speaking at AJC's global forum plenary session, June 2019

JDCA head expresses support ahead of Bennett-Biden meeting

An Iron Dome missile defense system underwent a live fire test on US soil at the White Sands, New Mexico test range, Israel's Ministry of Defense announced on Aug. 23.2021.

Man who took Iron Dome out of dustbin running for Congress

By MIKE WAGENHEIM / THE MEDIA LINE
Former US President Donald Trump speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Orlando, Florida, US February 28, 2021.

Trump assails Biden for Afghanistan 'humiliation'

By REUTERS
 A street sign for Wall Street is seen outside the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, New York, US, July 19, 2021.

How do Americans view major US institutions? - survey

The US Capitol building, which contains the House of Representatives and the Senate.

The Jewish shadow senator who advocates for DC statehood

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
PRIME MINISTER Naftali Bennett – planning strategy on getting along with Biden.

Forecast for Bennett in Washington is sunny- analysis

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and India's Minister of External Affairs Subrahmanyam Jaishankar hold a joint news conference at Jawaharlal Nehru Bhawan (JNB) in New Delhi, India July 28, 2021

Blinken: Poland must ‘provide justice’ for Holocaust victims

President George W. Bush and Afghan President Hamid Karzai review a honor guard at the Presidential Palace in Kabul December 15, 2008.

Former US President Bush expresses 'deep sadness' over Afghan situation

Proud Boys and supporters of the police participate in a protest in Portland, Oregon, U.S., August 22, 2020

Proud Boys member pleads guilty to death threat tied to Jan. 6 riot

By REUTERS
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo delivers remarks at a news conference. New York City, New York, U.S., March 2, 2020

NY lawmakers to drop Cuomo impeachment charges after promise to step down

By REUTERS
People participate in a meditation walk in support of Black Lives Matter organized by the Portland Buddhist Peace Fellowship near the Justice Center in Portland, Oregon, U.S., September 1, 2020.

Americans deeply divided on racial equality issues - survey

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Vice President Mike Pence take part in a joint session of Congress to certify the 2020 election results on Capitol Hill in Washington, US, January 6, 2021.

Muslim Biden nominee labeled anti-Israel supported by Jewish groups

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and India's Minister of External Affairs Subrahmanyam Jaishankar hold a joint news conference at Jawaharlal Nehru Bhawan (JNB) in New Delhi, India July 28, 2021

Blinken speaks to Saudi minister, repeats US call for rights progress

By REUTERS
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