Netanyahu and his Likud party formed a coalition government with the religious Zionist Jewish Home party just two hours before the final deadline.
Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee—a vocal supporter of Israel—on Tuesday announced that he will run for president for a second time in 2016.
Rand Paul answered questions on Israel from a group of rabbis and Jewish leaders at the National Society for Hebrew Day School Headquarters in Brooklyn.
Chuck Schumer has broken with President Obama and will back a bill that will allow Congress to review the Iran nuclear framework deal announced last week.
President Rueven Rivlin accepted Benjamin Netanyahu's new government in a Knesset ceremony today, officially marking Bibi's fourth term as prime minister.
House Speaker John Boehner is set to travel to Israel in the near future.
Benjamin Netanyahu has received a majority of 67 Knesset members supporting his right to form the next Israeli government.
In his first interview since Israel's election, Netanyahu seemed to backtrack on far right statements against a two-state solution.
In an election with the highest turnout of voters since 1999, a record 28 women have been chosen for the 20th Knesset.
US Jewish groups have sent congratulations to Benjamin Netanyahu on his election win, making him prime minister of Israel for a fourth term.