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  • Senators urge Europe to shut out Iran from bank transactions

    February 27, 2013 | 9:58 am

    A large bipartisan slate of U.S. senators urged European Union officials to authorize the body's central bank to shut Iran out of its money transfer system.

    The Feb. 25 letter to the president of the European Council, initiated by Sens. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) and Mark Kirk...

  • Netanyahu, Rubio in water-bottle toast to U.S., Israel ties

    February 20, 2013 | 5:19 pm

    U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu toasted their nations' close ties on Wednesday with a click of plastic water bottles reminiscent of the Republican's sip seen 'round the world in Washington last week.

    Photographers captured the cross-table...

  • Designate Hezbollah as terrorist group, U.S. House resolution urges EU

    January 3, 2013 | 9:42 am

    The U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution urging the European Union and its member states to designate Hezbollah a terrorist organization and impose sanctions on the group.

    The bipartisan resolution, which passed Wednesday, would prevent Hezbollah from using EU...

  • U.S. senators urge Morsi to halt Gaza arms smuggling

    December 4, 2012 | 10:27 am

    A bipartisan slate of U.S. senators urged Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi to crack down on arms smuggling into the Gaza Strip.

    "In order for the cease-fire to hold, it is imperative that your government bolster its efforts to halt all weapons smuggling taking place via both...

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  • In first, bipartisan House letter seeks Pollard’s release

    June 12, 2012 | 11:31 am

    Congressional Democrats and Republicans are joining forces for the first time in an effort to secure Jonathan Pollard’s release.

    A bipartisan letter is circulating in the U.S. House of Representatives soliciting signatures on a letter to President Obama asking him to commute...

  • Bipartisan group presses U.S. to pressure Iran

    February 1, 2012 | 3:22 pm

    A bipartisan group of foreign policy hawks called on the Obama administration to intensify pressure on Iran by increasing the U.S. military profile in the Persian Gulf and providing arms to Israel that could facilitate a strike on the Islamic Republic.

    The Bipartisan Policy Center,...

  • Bipartisan House delegation visiting Israel

    April 26, 2011 | 10:25 am

    A bipartisan delegation of U.S. House of Representatives lawmakers is in Israel this week.

    The delegation, including Reps. Ted Deutch (D-Fla.), Dennis Cardoza (D-Calif.), Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.), Jack Kingston (R-Ga.), Allyson Schwartz (D-Pa.), John Barrow (D-Ga.), Tim Murphy (R-Pa.),...

  • GOP pro-Israel propaganda: trick to disguise Republican failures

    By Ira Forman

    October 12, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    It's that time of year again -- election time -- when White House officials trigger homeland security alerts and talk about the threat of Osama bin Laden. It's also the time of year when Jewish Republicans bring out the bogeyman of the bad, bad Democrats who want to harm the State of...
  • Dems hit back at GOP Israel ads

    By Ron Kampeas

    October 5, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Top Democrats are mounting a furious counterattack against claims by Jewish Republicans that the GOP is likelier to favor Israel.
     
    "Say 'no' to this effort to somehow target Democrats as being opposed to Israel," Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), who is Jewish, said Sept.28 in a hastily...
  • Sacramento Politics Take Strange Turn

    By Jill Stewart

    December 25, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    The radical outsiders in Sacramento are the moderates and pragmatists, a strange truth that was brought home dramatically this month, when Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and the Legislature compromised on a ballot measure to refinance the state's huge debt and hem in future spending...

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