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Underpinning the pressure to name Wexler is the hope among traditionally pro-Israel Democrats that Biden maintains a close relationship with Israel
Biden voiced his support for a waiver - a sharp reversal of the previous US position - in remarks to reporters
Several Jewish organizations advocated in the past two years to increase the project’s funding in light of antisemitic attacks in several states across the US.
A Democrat, Biden formally reversed himself just 2 weeks after his administration announced it would keep the cap at the 15,000 level set by his Republican predecessor, an immigration hawk.
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Kamala Harris’s husband is Douglas Emhoff, who is Jewish and Chuck Schumer is a Jewish Democrat from New York, who became Senate majority leader in January when Democrats retook the Senate.
Idaho’s Anti-Boycott Against Israel Act states that public entities cannot do business over a total of $100,000 with companies that do not expressly oppose the BDS movement
Austin called for harnessing technological advances and better integrating military operations globally to "understand faster, decide faster and act faster"
President Joe Biden issued a proclamation on January 20, his first day in office, ordering a freeze on border wall projects
The RJC-affiliated political action committee endorsed a number of Latino and Asian relative newcomers to the US House of Representatives.
Denying sexual assault allegations against him, Scott Stringer says he will not be dropping out of the NYC mayoral race.
"China and other countries are closing in fast. We have to develop and dominate the products and technologies of the future," Biden said.
Federal prosecutors in Manhattan have been investigating Giuliani's business dealings in Ukraine.
Just 200 people, mostly lawmakers plus a handful of representatives of other arms of government and select family members, will attend the masked, socially distanced speech.
In the new indictment, Fox, Croft and Harris were accused of planning to destroy a bridge near Whitmer's vacation home in order to hinder the response by law enforcement.
Thomas R. Nides emerges as a likely candidate for ambassador to Israel ahead of President Biden's nominee announcements.
The policy reversal marks a major victory for states and cities that have been unable to access awards they received for police funding without first cooperating with ICE.
In Berlin, she is relieved from deciding whether she wants to be inside, one of them. She is not one of them.
The National Council of Jewish Women is endorsing two of President Joe Biden’s nominees to appeals courts.
Lieberman, whose last acts in Congress included a DC statehood bill in 2012 that went nowhere, told Forbes he “would be glad” to make the case.
A majority of the State Central Committee voted Thursday for a religious exemption to voting at the convention taking place on May 8, a Saturday.
The move comes three days after Democratic senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders said during the J Street conference that the administration should consider conditioning aid to Israel.
By a vote of 216-208, the Democratic-controlled House approved the initiative with no Republican support.
A gun control bill named after a Jewish Parkland shooting victim is reintroduced after a spate of mass shootings across the US.
US President Biden is expected to formally recognize the genocide of the 1.5 million Armenian men, women, and children who lost their lives under the Ottoman Empire.
It’s a sign of increasing bipartisan support for the initiative launched by former President Donald Trump.
Despite half of the poll respondents saying they approve of Governor Greg Abbot's handling of his job, only a third said they would vote for him over McConaughey.
US senators Dianne Feinstein and Bob Menendez introduced a bill requiring the president to certify that F-35 sales to other countries will not "undermine Israel’s qualitative military edge"
President Joe Biden announced on Wednesday that the United States will withdraw its remaining 2,500 troops from Afghanistan by September 11, the 20th anniversary of the al Qaeda attacks.
Currently, 59% approve of the way Biden is handling his job as president, while 39% disapprove.
Republican lawmakers Marjorie Taylor Greene and Paul Gosar are involved in the caucus, Representative Louie Gohmert, who is considering joining, confirmed to reporters.
According to the report, the Biden administration feels 'uneasy' regarding the recent Israeli operation in Natanz.
75 co-plaintiffs are suing the former president in a class action lawsuit for the United States' coronavirus death toll and for economic and psychological problems.
After the segment, the Anti-Defamation League called on Carlson to be fired. But Fox declined to act, citing Carlson’s claim that he wasn’t talking about race, and Carlson isn’t backing down.
On Friday, Biden made it official: He would not be raising the cap on refugees above the limit set by Trump.
Stone was indicted by Robert Mueller, the former special counsel tasked with investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election. Trump granted him a presidential pardon in December.
"The Pompeos made over 100 requests to employees in the office of the secretary to conduct work that appeared to be personal in nature," the report said.
Protesters during last summer's anti-racism demonstrations were injured by such weapons.
Yang visited Toys 4 U, a Borough Park toy store that caters to the local Orthodox community, calling it “the heart of Borough Park,” according to local news site BoroPark24.
The top US diplomat's sharp words underscored criticism from other members of the Biden administration over Beijing's lack of transparency in the crucial early days of the pandemic.
Beijing on Thursday blamed the United States for tensions after a US warship sailed close to Taiwan.
The former president shed no new light on a possible 2024 presidential bid.
Antony Blinken, the US Secretary of State, used the occasion to take his own department to task for its neglect of Jews during the Nazi era, and to call for action on behalf of the persecuted today.
Appearing Thursday on “Fox News Primetime,” Carlson said Democrats are coordinating a “replacement” of current US voters with immigrants from the “Third World.”
The NO HATE bill introduced Thursday would train law enforcement across the country to report hate crimes according to a single standard.
Earlier, Representative Adam Kinzinger became the first congressional Republican to call for Gaetz to resign.
"I'll bring the kind of relentless, fighting spirit towards helping to save our state that Cuomo reserves for multi-million dollar self-congratulatory book deals, cover-ups, abuse & self-dealing."
The senators defended the sanctions and said that they are not new.
One state has already rolled out vaccine passports and others are developing them but others still remain on the fence and some have rejected them.
"@Twitter suspended me again by 'mistake' yesterday after I tweeted, ‘He is risen.' Everyone knows that’s a LIE, and it was no mistake."
Among all Democratic lawmakers, AOC was ranked 230th out of 240 Congressional Democrats in terms of effectiveness.
Since the Capitol attack, Trump, many of his allies within the Republican Party and right-wing media personalities have publicly painted a picture of the day’s events jarringly at odds with reality.
Biden: “It is the shared responsibility of all people to ensure that the horrors of the Shoah can never be erased from our collective memory.”
"We had a call with the Knesset last week, trying to see what do they do in Israel around the Knesset," said Rep. Tim Ryan.
Later on Friday, President Joe Biden announced that the US would be lifting its sanctions on the International Criminal Court, which were announced during the Trump administration.
The legislation’s clearly expressed goal is to deny the PA funding until it stops its program of incentivizing and paying for the murder of civilians.
"Major League Baseball fundamentally supports voting rights for all Americans and opposes restrictions to the ballot box."
Gaetz and his father, Don, who is said to be worth hundreds of millions of dollars, say they alerted federal authorities to the alleged extortion scheme.
No formal decision has been announced as of yet.
Trump has denied responsibility for the rioting, which left five people dead, including a police officer. His office did not immediately return a call for comment on the lawsuit.
Tightening up its procedures would “better position USAID to reduce the risk of providing assistance to entities or individuals associated with terrorism,” the GAO said.
Greenberg has been indicted for stalking a political rival, sex trafficking of a child, among an array of other charges.
She added that any company requiring one is engaging in a practice she dubs as "corporate communism."
The poll also found that more than half (53%) of Americans rate Trump's performance during his presidency as "below average," 41% of whom say he was a "terrible president."
Philonise Floyd, a brother of George Floyd, said before the service began that he had faith that prosecutors from the Minnesota attorney general's office would see Chauvin convicted.
It calls for an assessment of the future staffing and resourcing required for expanding the agreements and potential roadblocks to future agreements.
The victim testified that she blacked out and woke up on a couch finding the man who she had just met sexually assaulting her.
The governor has so far denied any wrongdoing, though he has acknowledged it had been a "custom" for him to kiss and hug people when greeting them.
The incident took place following the state legislature's passing of a bill that would institute several restrictions on voting access.
"We can close the Seder by adapting a familiar refrain, not only next year in Jerusalem, but next year in person. Next year together."
According to the report, Trump is in talks with his digital adviser Dan Scavino to take control of FreeSpace.
Newsom’s supporters are raising money and bumping up ad spending on behalf of the first-term Democratic governor and former San Francisco mayor.
Kahl’s rocky nomination process still depends on a Senate floor confirmation vote.
Including Israel in the program has been a matter of ongoing discussions between Jerusalem and Washington for years.
She cited mentions of God on US properties and on the dollar bill and in protocols, including swearings-in of witnesses.
Eric Greitens resigned, but charges in both cases were eventually dropped. He and his wife are getting divorced.
"I believe the facts do support those charges," said acting US Attorney Michael Sherwin for the District of Columbia. "I think that, as we go forward, more facts will support that."
Biden has shown that America will lead global issues that require international responsibility and return to the global leadership race.
Trump is projected to draw "tens of millions of people" to this new platform, which is set to launch in around 2-3 months.
The policies disproportionally affected applicants with disabilities, all medical cannabis patients, younger applicants and applicants from states which have legalized cannabis.
Implying that it had a hand in making the presidential aircraft, the agency made a meme of Homer Simpson standing in front of a lever that reads "super fun happy slide."
"It's very windy outside," said Jean-Pierre when asked about his stumbling. "He is doing 100 percent fine."
Americans view prosecution of the Capitol rioters as "very important," and a similar share sees political extremism as a "major problem" for the country, according to Pew Research Center.
“Looking at the foreign policy approach of the members of the Committee, it is clear to us that Senator Manchin is the most likely swing vote,” Pastor John Hagee said.
“Equality of rights under the law shall not be abridged by the United States or any state on account of sex."
Asked what the consequences would come, he said, "You'll see shortly."
The report assesses “with high confidence” that Iran carried out an influence campaign during the 2020 presidential election.
The incident, while humorous, raises questions on the political use of National Guard troops.
The Invisibly study surveyed 1,200 Americans between March 1-5, questioning them on their opinions of the Trump impeachment case.
"New developments seem to happen every day. We find them troubling. The president finds them troubling, hard to read," White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said.
A law enforcement source familiar with the matter said it is still too early in the probe to know if Tanios or Khater directly bear any responsibility for Sicknick's death.
Haaland's ascension to the cabinet is the culmination of weeks of active campaigning by Native American tribes and environmental groups in support of her historic appointment.
“As Jews and as Americans, we have a moral responsibility to act,” Rep. Deutch told the Jerusalem Post in a statement
Asked whether Trump should speak to his supporters directly, given those poll numbers, Fauci said: "I hope he does because the numbers that you gave are so disturbing."
The impromptu announcement was met with applause; Sen. Lindsey Graham says Lara 'shoo-in' for the nomination.