WASHINGTON, D.C. — Amidst leadership turmoil in the House, the Senate Monday advanced a bill to fund the government through December 11, setting the stage for final congressional passage before Wednesday’s deadline to avoid a shut down. 432 more words
President Obama likely will be able to get his Iran nuclear deal past Congress, now that he has the support of Sen. Barbara Mikulski, the… 362 more words
WASHINGTON (JTA) — Sen. Al Franken endorsed the Iran nuclear deal, becoming the fifth of nine Jewish senators to back the agreement.
“Many have expressed reservations about the deal, and I share some of those reservations,” Franken, D-Minn., … 437 more words
An American journalist says a nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1 countries is unlikely due to the ongoing attempts by the US Senate to sabotage the nuclear talks. 406 more words
“Shut the door,” Sen. Charles Schumer of New York ordered an aid when a reporter asked him if he had seen any of the videos that revealed gruesome details of Planned Parenthood’s trafficking in human fetuses. 235 more words
With an attempt to block taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood having failed in the US Senate, pro-lifers now look to the federal budget as the next battleground. 515 more words