Ted Cruz “is full of shit,” Franken writes in a chapter devoted to Cruz in his new memoir, “Giant of the Senate.”
After the Comey ouster, Rod Rosenstein has asked the leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee - Mark Warner and Richard Burr - to sit down.
(JTA) — All 100 members of the U.S. Senate signed a letter to the leader of the United Nations urging a comprehensive effort to remedy the organization’s “anti-Israel agenda.”
Schiff’s media exposure in the Russia investigation could help him mount a run for a California Senate seat next year.
After running as an insurgent in the Democratic primary, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders seems to be picking up more cred from party leaders.
— The Senate confirmed President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch. Jewish groups reacted along ideological lines to Friday’s confirmation, which came after Republicans invoked the “nuclear option” allowing them to lower the threshold of Senate votes needed for Gorsuch’s nomination to a simple majority of 51. Gorsuch had initially failed to garner the…
Sen. Diane Feinstein of California denounced in forceful terms Israel’s plans for a new settlement bloc in the West Bank.
Schumer’s staunch opposition to President Trump and Senate Republicans has shocked those familiar with his reputation as a pragmatic operator known for cutting deals.
WASHINGTON — A bipartisan slate of senators has introduced new sanctions targeting Iran for its missile testing and destabilizing actions days before AIPAC’s national conference. The Countering Iran’s Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017 was introduced Thursday by Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J….
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate confirmed David Friedman, a confidante of President Donald Trump who outraged some Jewish groups with his broadsides against liberal Jews, as ambassador to Israel. The 52-46 vote on Thursday afternoon hewed mostly to party lines. Only two Democrats — Sens. Robert Menendez of New Jersey and Joe Manchin of…