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Engel Statement on Efforts to Advance LGBT Rights in Inter-American Development Bank Projects in the Americas

Press Statement from House Committee on Foreign Affairs Democratic Office

WASHINGTON, DC—Representative Eliot L. Engel, the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, made the following statement on a discussion by Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) board members today on incorporating awareness on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communities into development programs at the IDB.  212 more words


State Senate GOP Demands New York Congressional Delegation Reject Iran Deal

State Senate Republicans demanded that New York’s representatives in Congress—in both parties—vote against the Obama administration-backed deal to drop sanctions against Iran in exchange for a pause in its nuclear program. 497 more words

Charles Schumer Comes Out Against Iran Nuclear Deal

Sen. Charles Schumer, the senior senator from New York and the ascendant Democratic minority leader, announced tonight that he would oppose the Obama administration-backed deal to drop sanctions against Iran in exchange for a temporary pause in its nuclear development program. 566 more words

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Democratic Congressman Finds Some Elements of Iran Deal 'Very Troubling'

Congressman Eliot Engel, a Bronx Democrat and ranking member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, said this afternoon he found certain elements of President Obama’s deal to limit Iran’s nuclear weapons arsenal… 381 more words

Congress getting nervous about Iran talks, prepares to flex muscle

All these world leaders trying to come up with a nuclear deal with Iran are damn fools. Iran isn’t going to agree to being dictated to. 557 more words

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