US Secretary of State John Kerry will tell lawmakers on Wednesday it would be a mistake for Congress to impose new sanctions on Iran now amid talks with Tehran over its nuclear program, the State Department said.
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Four of the most senior political leaders in Iraq's fragile coalition have threatened to bring a vote of no confidence in the government unless 'autocratic decision-making' stops, a letter published in a state newspaper said.
An Egyptian military delegation abruptly cancelled its meetings with US lawmakers to return to Cairo after warnings from both Congress and the White House that Egypt's crackdown on non-governmental groups could threaten its $1.3 billion i
Lawmakers on the US Senate Banking Committee plan to vote on a new round of sanctions targeting Iran's energy sector, aimed at choking off funds they suspect Tehran uses to develop nuclear weapons.
The committee released details of its 61-
The leaders of a US House-Senate negotiating panel have agreed to freeze $700 million in US aid to Pakistan until it offers to help in the fight against improvised explosive devices in the region, exerting more pressure on a troubled strategic all
US President Barack Obama urged lawmakers on Saturday to set aside partisan politics after a fierce debt battle, saying they must work to put America's fiscal house in order and refocus on stimulating its stagnant economy.
Obama issued the
President Barack Obama on Sunday announced a last-minute deal to raise the US borrowing limit and urged lawmakers to "do the right thing" and approve the proposed agreement to avert a catastrophic default.
Laying out the endgame in the cri
US lawmakers were close to a last-gasp $3 trillion deal on Sunday to raise the US borrowing limit and assure financial markets that the United States will avoid a potentially catastrophic default.
"We're very close," said Senate Minority
US budget negotiators have reached a tentative agreement on a framework package to raise the debt limit and cut the federal deficit, ABC News reported on Sunday.
Quoting unidentified congressional sources, ABC said the deal would raise the
US lawmakers hammered out a historic overhaul of financial regulations as dawn broke over the nation's capital on Friday, handing President Barack Obama a major domestic policy victory on the eve of a global summit devoted to financial reform.