iran letter

As we do every year, we are pre-empting our regular "Friday Talking Points" column, in order to bring you our "best and worst of 2015" list.
British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond, on a visit to Canada on Friday, voiced optimism. * Full deal would follow by end
But these legislative dominance rituals often do have real political consequences, even when they do not result in direct
Watch the video above. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) said Wednesday that Loretta Lynch, the first African-American woman to be
WASHINGTON, March 19 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama, in a message to Iran's people and leaders on Thursday, said this
Obama had threatened a veto. The White House said the bill impinged on the president's authority by forcing him to obtain
The Founding Fathers wrote an important role for Congress in foreign policymaking. I just wish some of them would read what their job responsibilities are, and, you know, be constitutional.
Cotton lamented that President Barack Obama was apologizing for America's actions, and accused the administration of being
After months of deadlock, there have been areas of progress in the talks recently, Iranian, U.S. and European officials say
WASHINGTON -- The reason Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) signed onto a controversial letter to the leaders of Iran was to give President
Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) said on CBS’ "Face the Nation" on Sunday that he had “no regrets at all” over the letter he orchestrated to be sent to Iranian ayatollahs warning them that any deal struck with the Obama administration over their country’s nuclear program could be cancelled by a future administration or Congress.
Republicans have defended the letter, saying that they had to speak out because Obama didn't consult them. Obama has also
Watch the video above. Cotton stated that the letter was intended to underscore that Republicans are “focused on stopping
“[T]he main point is the president is about to make what we believe is a very bad deal,” McConnell said. The majority leader’s
Actions matters more than words, and while Portman wishes to come across as measured, his decision to be among the 47 Republican senators who sent a letter to the leaders of Iran undermining the current diplomatic process was irresponsible at best and dangerous at worst.
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In a letter to U.S. President Barack Obama sent before the Reuters story was published, Republican Senator Bob Corker warned
A total of 47 senators signed the letter, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Sens. Tom Cotton (R
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