15 hrs ago
WFLX-TV West Palm Beach
New signup numbers Wednesday showed progress for President Barack Obama's health care law, but not enough to guarantee that Americans who want and need coverage by Jan. 1 will be able to get it.
23 hrs ago
Kerry Defends Iran Deal as Senate Considers New Sanctions
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry testifies before the House Foreign Affairs Committee in Washington, D.C. on Dec. 10, 2013.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Kerry to defend Iran deal to skeptical Congress
Secretary of State John Kerry, seen here speaking at the Saban Forum Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, is set to testify before Congress Tuesday to defend a deal to curb Iran's nuclear program in exchange for limited sanctions.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Ukraine leader to talk with protesters; Washington urges caution
A top Democrat in Congress called on the Obama administration on Monday to stand firm with Ukraine 's pro-democracy and pro- European Union demonstrators as the nation's president agreed to hold a "roundtable" with opposition groups who have led massive demonstration's in Kiev over the past 10 days.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Nirenstein: Classical anti-Semitism is no longer the primary threat
"Anti-Semitism in the ancient form is no longer the [primary] issue" facing world Jewry, outgoing chairwoman of the International Council of Jewish Parliamentarians Fiamma Nirenstein told this week.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Rep. Royce: Iran Won't Abandon Nuclear Ambitions
The U.S.-Iran nuclear disarmament won't do anything to stop the Middle East country from continuing to build bombs, according to Rep. Ed Royce, chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
The Star Online
Iran's ability to enrich uranium troubles U.S. lawmakers
U.S. lawmakers in the House of Representatives said on Wednesday they are concerned about Iran's ability to continue enriching uranium under the interim agreement on Tehran's disputed nuclear program, an issue they are likely to press as global powers attempt to reach a final agreement.
Eliot Engel Named Chairman of International Jewish Lawmakers Group
The steering committee of the International Council of Jewish Parliamentarians named Engel, the senior Democrat on the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee, as its chairman this week during a meeting of the group in Washington.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Silicon Alley Insider
Congressional Democrats Are Still Preparing To Undermine Obama's Iran ...
Despite widespread approval by the American public, Senate Democrats have been very skeptical of the Obama administration's temporary agreement with Iran over their nuclear program.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Rep. Eliot Engel to lead Jewish lawmakers' group
US Rep. Eliot Engel will be appointed chairman of the International Council of Jewish Parliamentarians next week.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
The Washington Post
A way forward for Dems on Iran
One of the biggest decisions Democrats will face after recess is whether to go through with the threat to impose additional sanctions on Iran - which the White House fears would undermine the prospects for a huge diplomatic breakthrough in the form of a long term deal curbing its nuclear program.
WNYC-AM New York
A Democrat Against the Iran Deal
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sits with his fellow P5+1 foreign ministers at the UN headquarters in Geneva, after the group concluded negotiations about Iran's nuclear program.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
MSNBC Panel: Israeli PM 'Agitating for War' and...
On Monday's All In show on MSNBC, Chris Hayes accused Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of making himself into a "cartoon" by "tirelessly agitating for war" and "oppos[ing] peace," as the MSNBC host celebrated the "truly historic" news of President Obama's deal with the Iranian government over its nuclear program.
Iran Nuclear Deal Bashing
Iran Nuclear Deal Bashing by Stephen Lendman "Now the really hard part begins," said John Kerry.
ASOs Praise Senate's Reauthorization of PEPFAR
On Nov. 19, the House of Representatives unanimously passed the PEPFAR Stewardship and Oversight Act, extending the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief for another five years.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Iran deal, Obama's legacy
Since taking office in 2009, the President can boast successes including ending the war in Iraq, winding down the war in Afghanistan and killing al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.
KTIV-TV Sioux City
The U.S. and five other nations struck a deal to end Iran's nuclear program
But there's a lot of skepticism in Washington and from our ally Israel. Even after a personal call to Israel's prime minister, they're not hopeful at all.
Dems join Repubs in questioning Iran deal
Barack Obama's cave-in to Iran, just as sanctions were inflicting unbearable pain on the country, is arousing bipartisan ire on Capitol Hill.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Kerry: Verification key to final Iran nuclear deal
Secretary of State John Kerry, appearing on CNN's State of the Union, said the prospect of a final nuclear deal with Iran is "not a question of trust," but of verification that the Irans are giving up the The United States and Iran secretly engaged in a series of high-level, face-to-face talks over the past year, in a high-stakes diplomatic gamble ... (more)
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Obama launches PR offensive to sway Israel, critics on Iran deal
Some of the initial reaction from some members of Congress reflected a willingness to take a look at the agreement.