Tag archive for ‘Senate’
Gil Tanenbaum On Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

Bernie Sanders to Officially Announce Presidential Run On Thursday

– – Its official! Bernie Sanders is running for the Democratic Party’s nomination for President of the United States in 2016. The Senator from Vermont will make his announcement on Thursday. The More...

Ilan Shavit On Sunday, March 8th, 2015

Watch: Obama Reports Progress in ‘Narrowing the Gaps’ in Iran Nuclear Talks

President Barack Obama told CBS’ “Face the Nation” Sunday that the U.S. and Iran have “narrowed the gaps” separating their positions in the nuclear weapons negotiations, “but More...

Jewish Business News On Saturday, March 7th, 2015

Nadler, Pelosi, Reid, Feinstein, Lead Bicameral Amicus to Supreme Court on Marriage Equality Cases

On Friday, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid along with Respect for Marriage Act co-sponsors Representative Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) More...

Tibi Singer On Monday, February 16th, 2015

Sen. Menendez (Dem – NJ) Will Not Boycott Netanyahu Speech

Sen. Robert Menendez (Dem – NJ) intends to attend Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address before a joint session of Congress early next month, despite his criticism of House Speaker More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, January 30th, 2015

Billionaire Jeff Greene Denies Chutzpah Statement, Says Minimum Wage Should Actually Be Raised

Billionaire Jeff Greene, who got a lot of media attention when he said the average American should tighten his or her belt and expect less, claimed he was misquoted by a reporter in Davos. Greene told CNBC More...

Lily Bethlehem On Friday, January 30th, 2015

John McCain Calls Protesters ‘Lowlife Scum’ for Shaking Handcuffs at Henry Kissinger

CodePink, an activist women’s group concerned with combating global militarism, got some street cred for getting John McCain to call them “lowlife scum” after they shook handcuffs at former More...

Eli Horn On Friday, January 30th, 2015

Obama Fires First Salvo in Latest Budget Fracas

Heralding a new budget battle with congressional Republicans, U.S. President Obama called Thursday for an end to the automatic budget cuts known as sequestration and proposed a 7% hike in spending above those More...

Lilach Weissman On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

How Much Damage Will Boehner and Bibi’s Breach in Protocol Cause?

Original Source: http://www.nationalmemo.com/cartoon-boehner-bibi-talk-foreign-policy/ It is the news everyone is talking about: Speaker of the House John Boehner has invited Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu More...

Lily Bethlehem On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Senate Democrats Delay Iran Bill To Sweeten the Sanctions Pill

Bob Menendez, a leading Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations committee, agreed to a two month delay on a bill that would potentially tighten sanctions against Iran if non-proliferation requirements are More...

Lily Bethlehem On Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

Tom Steyer to Announce Senate Run ‘Pretty Soon’

  Tom Steyer has no regrets over spending $75 million towards environmental-oriented candidates during mid-term elections, even though the money resulted in very few victories. There is talk that Steyer More...

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