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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...

Michael McAuliff

Democrat Explains Why Democrats Are Bucking Obama On Iran

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.14.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House may be worried that Congress will kill any Iran nuclear deal by demanding a say before the deal is even done. But lawmak...

'Framework Iran' Sequel Leaves Audiences and Critics Confused

Matthew RJ Brodsky | Posted 04.13.2015 | World
Matthew RJ Brodsky

Even in the best case interpretation of the newly disagreed JCPOA, it is very likely that the deal will not meet the objective of preventing Iran from gaining a nuclear weapon -- and that's without picking apart all of the technical details of the parameters contained in the recent, questionable framework.

Obama Breakthroughs On Iran, Cuba Face Tough Sell

AP | By JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 04.13.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — After breakthroughs abroad, President Barack Obama is finding stern challenges at home to his foreign policy, facing hard sells to...

Janie Velencia

Americans Want A Deal With Iran But Don't Think They'll Like It

HuffingtonPost.com | Janie Velencia | Posted 04.08.2015 | Politics

Last week, President Barack Obama announced that the U.S. and Iran had reached a framework for a historic nuclear agreement. Standing in the White Hou...

Democrats Defying Obama On Iran Deal

Reuters | Posted 04.08.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, April 7 (Reuters) - Democrats are aligning with Republicans to support a bill giving Congress the opportunity to approve or reject sanctio...

Why Netanyahu Is Wrong About Obama's Iran Deal

The Atlantic | Posted 04.07.2015 | World

More sanctions are unlikely to produce a better nuclear agreement....

Radical Differences: Obama and Iran vs Bush and Iraq

Paul Heroux | Posted 04.08.2015 | World
Paul Heroux

There are many similarities between the concerns in Iraq in 2003 and Iran in 2015. Fear of both countries pursuing a nuclear weapons program were and have been omnipresent, respectively.

Michael Calderone

Obama Met Privately With Journalists Amid Iran Deal Media Push

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 04.07.2015 | Media

NEW YORK -- Facing congressional pushback, President Barack Obama has tried building support for a nuclear agreement with Iran in recent days by makin...

Supreme Court Wants Obama Administration To Weigh In On Iran Bank Judgment

Reuters | Posted 04.06.2015 | Politics

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON, April 6 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday asked President Barack Obama's administration to weigh in on an...

Five Issues That Need to Be Resolved for the Iran Nuclear Deal to Succeed

Richard N. Haass | Posted 04.06.2015 | World
Richard N. Haass

NEW YORK -- The agreement constitutes an important political and diplomatic milestone, and it contains more detail and is broader in scope than many anticipated. But, for all that, the text leaves unanswered at least as many questions as it resolves. In reality, major issues have yet to be settled. It is closer to the truth to say the real debate about the Iran nuclear accord is just beginning.

Obama's Next Step On Iran Deal: Selling It

POLITICO | Posted 04.04.2015 | Politics

It’s either this or war. That’s the argument the White House is preparing to make to convince members of Congress, Americans and foreign allies t...

Why the Iran Nuclear Deal Is a Victory for American National Security

Joe Cirincione | Posted 04.03.2015 | World
Joe Cirincione

This deal will verifiably prevent Iran from building a bomb for at least 15 years. No American troops will be killed, and it won't cost us a dime. What's not to like?

Ryan Grim

Iran, Cuba And China: Obama Steadily Builds Diplomatic Legacy

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 04.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It may be hard to remember today, but Barack Obama became president, more or less, thanks to his foreign policy. His early opposition to...

Laura Barron-Lopez

GOP Steadfast On Passing Iran Bill Despite Obama's Plea To Stand Down

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 04.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Appearing in the Rose Garden on Thursday to announce the framework of a historic deal on Iran's nuclear program, President Barack Obama ...

Howard Fineman

Planet Politics: What The Iran Deal Means For Obama's Foreign Policy Legacy

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 04.02.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- His hair almost fully gray now, his tone somber but earnestly hopeful, President Barack Obama stood in the White House Rose Garden Thurs...

Jessica Schulberg

All Eyes On Ben Cardin's Iran Policy

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 04.02.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With the recently indicted Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) stepping down as ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Sen. Be...

Bachmann Compares Obama To Pilot Who Downed Germanwings Airliner

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.01.2015 | Politics

Former Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) compared President Barack Obama to Andreas Lubitz, the pilot who downed the Germanwings airliner that crashed i...

Will Negotiations With Iran Fail?

Paul Heroux | Posted 04.13.2015 | Politics
Paul Heroux

The Obama administration believes that failure will leave the world less safe. Furthermore, failure at the current negotiations would not open the way for ten years of trust. The lack of trust is one of the biggest impediments to sustained diplomatic relations.

Sean Hannity Says Obama 'Wants To Give The Iranians Nuclear Weapons'

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 03.27.2015 | Media

Sean Hannity went full speed ahead with his attacks on President Obama Thursday evening. The Fox News host invited Liz Cheney and network contribut...

Sam Stein

Obama Details His Disappointment With Netanyahu In First Post-Election Comments

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 03.23.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is operating under the assumption that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu does not support the creation of a P...

Obama Weighs In On Israel, Iran And Clemency In Huffington Post Interview

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 03.21.2015 | Politics

The Huffington Post's full interview with President Barack Obama will be published Saturday afternoon. Obama makes his first public comments on the...

Obama Makes Case For Nuclear Deal In Message To Iran's People

Reuters | Posted 03.19.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, March 19 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama, in a message to Iran's people and leaders on Thursday, said this year represented the "best o...

Senators Agree To Delay Committee Vote On Iran Bill

Reuters | Posted 03.20.2015 | Politics

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON, March 19 (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Democrats and Republicans agreed on Thursday to delay until April 14 the Senate F...