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More than a dozen GOP governors wrote a letter to President Barack Obama, vowing to keep state-level sanctions on Iran despite the nuclear deal. But can a state really circumvent the U.S. President's policy on sanctions? A U.S. Supreme Court case from several years ago could block that plan.
Iran may be ready to resume talks if alternatives arise to physical inspection of the non-nuclear sites. One possibility
WASHINGTON -- With the recently indicted Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) stepping down as ranking member of the Senate Foreign
The second concern in the letter is that Corker's bill eliminates one of the primary tools at the president's disposal to
As one of the few speakers at the conference to defend the administration's approach to Iran, former top State Department
President Barack Obama has said that he will not meet with Netanyahu during his visit, citing the proximity to the Israeli
The Kirk-Menendez bill isn't the only sanctions bill in play. Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations
Talks were extended in November after negotiators failed to reach an amenable deal. The new deadline to reach a deal is July
It is often said that politics makes for strange bedfellows. The truth of this aphorism has been illustrated by the ostensible warming of U.S. relations with Iran.
Both Reid and the White House have argued that voting on additional sanctions sends a message to Iran that the U.S. is not
The effort represents a momentum shift in the House against sanctions. A bill backing sanctions passed in the chamber by
WASHINGTON -- American Israel Public Affairs Committee changed course on Thursday, coming out against an immediate Senate
Clinton detailed her position in a letter to Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.), first reported on by Politico. Clinton sent the letter
Choake, however, thinks that a harsher stance is right for America and the world. Sources: Federal Election Commission, Influence
Another Senate Democratic leadership aide wouldn't go so far as to call the legislation dead, but conceded, "Its forward
Though the bill's authors claim that sanctions would only be triggered if Iran walks away or violates an agreement, critics
The third was through Congresswoman Schakowsky's own rabbi, Andrea London of Evanston IL, whom I know well and who is a signer
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney had previously said Obama would veto an Iran sanctions bill, saying "we don’t think
As the United States finally puts a decade of war behind it, a group of senators, including 15 Democrats, is defying the White House and threatening to push the country into a fresh war with Iran.