Senate Foreign Relations Committee
Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) loses patience with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s refusal to answer questions on President Trump’s one-on-one meeting with Vladimir Putin.
She warned of the "sobering possibility that Russia is employing the tactics it has used to influence elections in places like Ukraine and Georgia, this time in the United States.”
4 Questions the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Should Ask About the State Department's Trafficking in Persons Report
As the State Department prepares to brief the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, we hope they will highlight how they plan to address four key questions in the upcoming 2016 report to ensure that the report remains a credible and effective anti-trafficking tool.
The second panel, on February 10, was highlighted by Roger Meece, former ambassador to the DRC and former UN representative
“Secretary Kerry approved the nuclear deal with Iran without even reading the entire agreement," GOP congressman says.
This week's Financing for Development (FfD) Conference - a major gathering to advance the post-2015 development agenda - will be critical in deciding how the world's governments and private sector and civil society partners will contribute to international development in the future.
On Monday, Murphy dismissed concerns of presenting a divided front in the war effort as a “short-term consequence” of a contentious
Sen. Tim Kaine speaks with Capt. William P. McKinley (far right), commanding officer of the guided-missile cruiser USS San
President Obama said that he would sign the bill that was passed unanimously by the SFRC last week. Unfortunately, several Republicans are trying to make use of this bill to derail the negotiations with Iran and kill a final agreement.
Congress is right to insist upon a role in the process, but it would have been wrong to tie the President's hands as he attempts to negotiate with the Iranian government. On the other side, the President should recognize that his position will be strengthened.
On Tuesday, Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and John McCain (R-Ariz.) also chimed in on the war powers request, saying they
How A Man Who Got His Start In Construction Became The Most Powerful Foreign Policy Voice In Congress
The most critical moment, however, came earlier in the year. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), perhaps Corker’s strongest Democratic
Don't look now, but Tuesday, April 14, 2015, was a good day for American democracy. Buds of bipartisanship offer signs that the legislative process is coming back to life after years of dark and depressing political gridlock.
Coons was one of several Democrats who favored congressional oversight of the Iran deal but was hesitant to vote for the
When asked if he thought Obama would be more likely to accept a version of the bill with modifications offered by Democrats
This week delivered a prelude to today's announcement of Hillary Clinton's campaign for president, thus beginning our long national nightmare of breathless fluctuations in swing state polls, manufactured scandals, and faux outrage over faux stories. But it doesn't have to be that way; when the media serves up an unending stream of nothing-burgers (extra Benghazi on that?), we can demand more substantive fare. Like the fact that the 2016 race could be shaping up as a referendum on another war, this one with a country twice as big as Iraq, or that this week the Senate Foreign Relations Committee continued deal-making on legislation that could scuttle the Iran nuclear deal. There are plenty of real scandals to debate -- the declining middle class, our broken justice system, income inequality, the list goes on. So when the fake ones are served up, what we need is a political version of Amazon's Dash Button -- a Who Cares Button. Watch for it as part of HuffPost's 2016 coverage!