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JNS On Friday, January 30th, 2015

Senate Banking Committee Advances Iran Sanctions Bill

The U.S. Senate Banking Committee voted on Thursday to advance an Iran sanctions bill that has been a source of deep tension between the White House and Congress. Approved in an 18-4 committee vote, the Nuclear More...

JNS On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Bibi Is in the House: Speaker Boehner Invites Netanyahu to Address Joint Session of Congress in 3 Weeks

U.S. Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) has invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address a joint session of Congress next month about the Iranian threat. “In this time of challenge, More...

JNS On Sunday, January 18th, 2015

Obama Says ‘Donors’ Pressure Senators to Increase Iran Sanctions

At a closed-door strategy meeting with Senate Democrats last Thursday, President Barack Obama ignited a controversy by saying he “understood the pressures that senators face from donors and others” to More...

JNS On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Report: Obama Looking to Suspend Iran Sanctions, Bypassing Congress

President Barack Obama “will do everything in his power” to prevent Congress from voting on a nuclear agreement with Iran if one is reached by the Nov. 24 deadline, The New York Times reported Monday. “Even More...

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