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Jennifer Bendery

Mitch McConnell Delays Vote On Iran Bill After Democrats Rebel

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.05.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Feeling the heat from a Democratic rebellion, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is reversing course on a plan to move forwa...

Jennifer Bendery

Peace Gets A Chance: Democratic Hawks Back Off Iran Sanctions Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.27.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hawkish Senate Democrats are backing off an aggressive push for Iran sanctions legislation, saying they'll give President Barack Obama b...

Dem To Hold Off On New Iran Bill -- For Now

Reuters | Posted 03.29.2015 | Politics

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON, Jan 27 (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Robert Menendez, co-sponsor of legislation that would tighten sanctio...

Ali Watkins

Republicans Return To Washington With Iran Talks In Their Crosshairs

HuffingtonPost.com | Ali Watkins | Posted 01.06.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans are returning to Washington this week with control over both houses of Congress, and they have their sights set on one key O...

Ali Watkins

With New Report, Congress Gains Ammo To Fight Iran Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Ali Watkins | Posted 11.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new report blasting Iran for its involvement in the Syrian civil war is drawing attention in the nation's capital just as U.S. officia...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Top Republican: Reid Rules Over Senate Like Putin Does Over Russia

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) likened Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's (D-Nev.) grip over the Senate to the leadership of Russian Preside...

Obama Urges Congress Not To Impose On New Iran Sanctions

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is urging Congress to not impose new sanctions on Iran. An international deal was announced over the weeke...

Congress Weighs Harsh Actions After Big Deal

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 11.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are making contingency plans for what happens if — or when — the nuclear accord with Iran falls apart. Congress is ...

Congress Hawkish On Iran

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

(Adds Treasury official statement, paragraph 10, House hearing, paragraph 16, background) By Patricia Zengerle and Timothy Gardner ...

Matt Sledge

Iran Sanctions Bill Draft Would 'Create The Path For A Disastrous War'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.13.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- An Iran sanctions bill being drafted by a bipartisan group of senators would make regime change the official U.S. policy toward the countr...

Congress Approves New Iran Sanctions

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 10.01.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- Congress voted Wednesday to slap sanctions on Iran's energy, shipping and financial industries, convinced that increasing the economic p...

Congress Sends Obama New Sanctions Against Iran

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Congress on Thursday overwhelmingly passed tough new sanctions against Iran, sending a message to the Tehran government that notion...