An official said a meeting would come too close to elections in Israel.
Netanyahu would speak to the joint session next month.
Lawmakers want the Palestinian Authority to withdraw from an international court.
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We need another strong friend in the greater Middle East. Israel knows one: Azerbaijan.
But the US will not support a recent, essentially toothless UN resolution for Palestinian statehood.
Will Israel move even further to the right or choose a different and wiser course?
The potential 2016 contender will meet Prime Minister Netanyahu.
ObamaCare, EPA regulations and potentially gay marriage face court challenges.
Obama said an interim deal stopped Iran's nuclear program from advancing.
Rep. Ed Royce called on the Palestinian Authority president to denounce the attack "officially."
Two men entered the synagogue armed with guns, knives and axes.
The delay could be seen as an olive branch to the Obama administration.
More and more countries are willing to take direct action to subvert stalemated talks.
Obama said U.S. is focused on reaching comprehensive deal with Iran.
Congress should seek to understand diplomacy rather than scuttling it.
A vote on the Kirk-Menendez bill could put Dems in a tough spot.
Israel is a vastly different state today than it was "decades ago."
It's the latest sign the conservative favorite might run in 2016.
Josh Earnest said reports of possible sanctions were "completely unfounded."
The Israeli prime minister said he could not predict if an agreement would be reached.
The lawmakers signaled that U.S. aid could be halted if attacks continue.
The president urged Israeli and Palestinian leaders to work to "lower tensions."
He would not address comments from an Obama official who called him "chickens---."