Netanyahu adds to history of dramatic speeches to Congress

Mar 3, 2015

Netanyahu adds to history of dramatic speeches to Congress

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s planned speech Tuesday has already roiled Washington. That’s because a foreign leader denouncing U.S. policy from within in the House of Representatives chamber, the grand hall of American democracy, upends nearly two centuries of tradition. In a preview of ...

Feb 6, 2015

Pope Francis to give landmark speech before Congress in September

Pope Francis will address a joint meeting of Congress on Sept. 24, House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday, a first for the leader of the world’s Roman Catholics. While it was known that Francis had been invited to address American lawmakers, Boehner’s announcement was ...