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
WASHINGTON — The Senate has blocked a Republican effort to shut off federal funds for Planned Parenthood.
The vote Monday, August 3rd followed the release of videos secretly recorded by an anti-abortion group showing Planned Parenthood officials describing how they sometimes provide aborted fetal tissue for researchers. 86 more words
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A procedural vote in the Senate on legislation that would have barred all federal funds for Planned Parenthood failed on Monday.
The vote was 53-46, meaning the measure failed to get the 60 votes needed to overcome a Democratic filibuster on bringing the bill up for debate. 360 more words