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Jessica Schulberg

House Approves Iran Bill, Obama Likely To Sign Into Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 05.14.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bill designed to give Congress authority to weigh in on a nuclear deal with Iran passed easily in the House on Thursday, by a vote of ...

Jessica Schulberg

Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Iran Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 05.07.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate on Thursday voted overwhelmingly to pass a bill intended to give Congress a say in the emerging nuclear deal between Iran, th...

Jessica Schulberg

McConnell Will Move Iran Bill Forward Without Controversial Amendments From Senate Hawks

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 05.06.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a defeat for Republican Party hawks, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) cut off debate on a Senate bill on the Iran nucle...

McConnell's Tough Choice On Iran

The Hill | Posted 05.03.2015 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell faces a tough choice this week on how to move forward with a controversial bill that would allow Congress to re...

Jessica Schulberg

Tom Cotton's Latest Attempt To Kill The Iran Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 05.01.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An unexpected procedural maneuver by hawkish freshman Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) on Thursday threatened to torpedo the delicate effort to ...

Senate Rejects Attempt To Tie Terrorism Clause To Iran Deal

Reuters | Posted 04.29.2015 | Politics

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON, April 29 (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate rejected an effort on Wednesday to tie sanctions relief for Iran under an int...

Jessica Schulberg

Iran Nuclear Bill Faces Next Big Hurdle

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 04.23.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A delicately assembled bill to give Congress oversight of the Iran nuclear deal is set for renewed scrutiny as it heads to the Senate fl...

Jessica Schulberg

How A Man Who Got His Start In Construction Became The Most Powerful Foreign Policy Voice In Congress

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 04.19.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Last week witnessed one of the most piqued foreign policy showdowns between the executive and legislative branch during the Obama presid...

Jessica Schulberg

Congress' Iran Bill Battle Isn't Over Yet

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 04.15.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The negotiated efforts by members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to unanimously pass a bill to provide congressional oversigh...

Jessica Schulberg

After Last-Minute Changes, Iran Bill Sweeps Key Vote With White House Support

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 04.15.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After several months of wrangling between the White House and Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), a contro...

Ryan Grim

Nancy Pelosi Strategizing With White House Against Iran Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 04.14.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The United States Senate has spent the better part of the past two years working to inject itself into nuclear negotiations between Iran...

Sam Stein

Iran Deal Reached In Senate; White House Hints Its Support

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 04.14.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A tentative deal has been reached by senators on a bill to apply congressional oversight to a nuclear deal with Iran. And early signals ...

Jessica Schulberg

Barbara Boxer Tells Bob Corker It's 'Reckless' And 'Irresponsible' To Vote Now On Iran Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 04.09.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) on Wednesday evening asked Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) to postpone markup of hi...

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...

Major Newspapers Speak Out Against Iran Sanctions Bill

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

The editorial boards of multiple major newspapers have spoken out this week against a controversial Iran sanctions bill. The bill, backed by Sen. ...

Lucia Graves

Lawmakers Seek To Remove Iranian Organization From Government's Terrorist List

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Bob Filner (D-Calif.) introduced a resolution Thursday calling for the Obama administration to remove the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran...