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Senate Panel OKs Threat of New Iran Sanctions

Senate Panel OKs Threat of New Iran SanctionsA Senate committee on Thursday easily approved legislation that would impose tougher economic sanctions on Iran if ongoing talks about its nuclear arms program remain stalled.
  • Congress
  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
OVERSIGHT & GOVERNANCE

Lawmakers, administration clash on DHS funding bill

Lawmakers, administration clash on DHS funding billNow 44 members of the House are urging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, D-Ky., to schedule debate on the bill as soon as possible.
  • OVERSIGHT & GOVERNANCE
  • 4 days, 1 hour ago
Congress

Sen. Menendez Alters Course on Iran Sanctions

Sen. Menendez Alters Course on Iran SanctionsA key US Senate Democrat wants the Banking Committee to delay approval of an Iran sanctions bill he helped write, arguing he now is willing to give Tehran one more chance.
  • Congress
  • 5 days, 5 hours ago
World

Obama arrives in Saudi Arabia, promotes tolerance in India

Obama arrives in Saudi Arabia, promotes tolerance in IndiaIn India Obama addressed the false rumors that he is a Muslim, "as if that is somehow a bad thing."
  • World
  • 5 days, 8 hours ago
Opinion

Punchlines: Presidential superpowers?

Punchlines: Presidential superpowers?The late-night comics on Obama's choice of superpower and other political news.
  • Opinion
  • 6 days ago
Congress

McCain: More US Boots on Ground in Iraq, Syria

McCain: More US Boots on Ground in Iraq, SyriaA powerful US senator is pushing President Barack Obama to put more American boots on the ground in Iraq and Syria.
  • Congress
  • 6 days, 1 hour ago
Nation

Official: Device found on White House grounds poses no threat

Official: Device found on White House grounds poses no threatOfficials say the device poses no threat.
  • Nation
  • 6 days, 10 hours ago
World

Republic Day parade centerpiece of Obama visit to India

Republic Day parade centerpiece of Obama visit to IndiaInvitation to Obama underscored growing warmth between the two countries.
  • World
  • 6 days, 2 hours ago