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Iran Sanctions Bill

AIPAC Convenes Sunday, Facing New Era of Declining Influence

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 04.30.2014 | Politics
MJ Rosenberg

AIPAC's annual conference that begins Sunday night promises to be less interesting than any in recent memory. That is because the main event took place months ago.

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...

Luke Johnson

GOP Sanctions Push Angers A Traditional Ally

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 02.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two top veterans groups have come out against a Senate GOP effort to insert an Iran sanctions amendment into an unrelated veterans bill,...

Luke Johnson

House Democrats Mobilize Against Iran Sanctions Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two House Democrats are mobilizing their colleagues against a bill to slap more sanctions on Iran, circulating a letter that backs Presi...

Ryan Grim

Diplomatic Dustup Cancels Iran Event In Philadelphia

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 01.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Iranian Ambassador to the United Nations has canceled what would have been a historic appearance in Philadelphia because the State D...

Iran: The Week Obama Took Down the Lobby

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 04.02.2014 | Politics
MJ Rosenberg

It didn't take much. Just the power of the presidency, the State of the Union, and the whole country watching. Plus the president's will.

Luke Johnson

Dems Back Off Iran Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.30.2014 | Training

WASHINGTON -- A controversial Iran sanctions bill is losing steam in the Senate, where at least three of its own Democratic cosponsors are warning tha...

Jennifer Bendery

Iran Sanctions Bill 'On Ice' As Momentum Fades In Senate

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It took a presidential veto threat and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's refusal to budge, but it appears a contentious Iran sanctions...

Luke Johnson

Dems Back Off Iran Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A controversial Iran sanctions bill is losing steam in the Senate, where at least three of its own Democratic cosponsors are warning tha...

Top Democratic Senator Comes Out Against Iran Sanctions Bill

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.), a member of the Senate leadership, came out Wednesday against passing a bill to slap more sanctions on Iran during an int...

Another Blow To The Iran Sanctions Bill

The Washington Post | Greg Sargent | Posted 01.22.2014 | Politics

Add two more prominent Senators to the list of lawmakers who oppose a vote on an Iran sanctions bill right now: Patty Murray and Elizabeth Warren....

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. ...

Luke Johnson

How The House Republicans Could Accidentally Save Iran Negotiations

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House may have caught a break on Iran. The administration has been locked in a battle with a group of Senate Democrats who...

Luke Johnson

Obama: 'No Need' For Iran Sanctions

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Friday rebuked a congressional effort to develop new sanctions for Iran as part of negotiations over the count...

Joshua Hersh

Democratic Senators Buck White House, Threaten To Blow Up Iran Talks

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sens. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) are threatening to push the United States toward war with Iran, circulating and plann...

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...