Nov 25, 2014

U.S. Congress skeptical of Iran nuclear talks extension

U.S. House and Senate members reacted coolly Monday to an extension of international negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program, with skeptical lawmakers demanding Congress “tighten the economic vice on Tehran” through new sanctions. No sooner had the extension been announced in Vienna and U.S. Secretary ...

Nov 24, 2014

Republicans step up offensive on Obama's immigration order

Congressional Republicans stepped up their rhetoric against President Barack Obama’s immigration order, vowing to reverse his move to allow as many as 5 million undocumented immigrants stay in the U.S. temporarily. Republicans from the House and the Senate said his actions are more sweeping ...

Nov 6, 2014

Obama seeks $6.2 billion for Ebola fight

President Barack Obama on Wednesday asked Congress for $6.2 billion in emergency funds to confront Ebola at its source in West Africa and to secure the United States against any possible spread. Administration officials say $2 billion of the total would be apportioned to ...