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(Washington, DC) -- The U.S. Senate will delay any vote on a bill that would require President Obama to seek congressional approval for any nuclear deal with Iran. Republicans and Democrats agreed to delay the vote until April 14th. Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker...
(Jerusalem) -- John Boehner will visit Israel in about a week. According to reports out of Israel, the Speaker of the House will begin his visit on March 31st, and will bring a delegation of Republican members of Congress with him. The officials say the trip was arranged two...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is stirring controversy after pitching the idea of mandatory voting. National Correspondent Joe Gomez has the story. Play Clip
(Washington, DC) -- The White House is strongly condemning this week's deadly terrorist attack in Tunisia. Presidential spokesman Josh Earnest expressed deep condolences and said the U.S. stands with the Tunisia in the fight against terrorism. Earnest said President Obama's...
(Washington, DC) -- Presidential spokesman Josh Earnest says the U.S. will have to reevaluate its approach to Middle East peace. Earnest told a briefing today that a re-evaluation is needed after comments by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu . Earnest said Netanyahu...
(St. Paul, MN) -- A Senate bill aimed at cracking down on sex traffickers is hung up after Republican co-sponsor Senator John Cornyn of Texas added an abortion funding provision to the bill. Minnesota Senator Al Franken says this is why it's so important to comb through the...
(Washington, DC) -- Nancy Pelosi is ripping the Republican budget proposal introduced this week. In remarks today, she said it puts more of a burden on the middle class. She said the GOP effort would lead to many middle class Americans having to "work harder for less." Pelosi...
(Washington, DC) -- Arizona Republican Senator John McCain wants an apology from Illinois Democrat Dick Durbin for Durbin's remark about Republicans holding up the confirmation of Loretta Lynch as attorney general. Durbin suggested that Republicans have put Lynch at the "back of...
(Undated) -- President Obama is ordering a cut in the federal government's greenhouse gas emissions. Obama will sign an executive order today before meeting at the Energy Department with some companies that supply the federal government. He'll talk with them about their plans to...