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Key Republican Admits: Opponents of Iran Deal May Not Prevail

Senator Bob Corker acknowledges that the White House lobbying campaign for the Iran nuclear deal has generated results.Ben Ariel, 8/26/2015, 6:14 AM

Washington Senator Becomes 29th Democrat to Back Iran Deal

Senator Patty Murray, the fourth-ranking Senate Democrat, officially endorses nuclear agreement.Elad Benari, 8/26/2015, 3:16 AM

Senate Minority Leader Reid Announces Support for Iran Deal

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) says Iran deal is the best way to curtail its nuclear program.Elad Benari, 8/23/2015, 11:45 PM

Obama: US Will Act Firmly if Iran Reneges on Nuke Deal

POTUS promises consequences for Iran after reports that the Islamic Republic could use its own inspectors at nuclear sites.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/21/2015, 6:52 PM

Missouri Democrat Supports Iran Deal, Says Only Israel Opposes

Senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri declares she backs Iran deal, claims the world is united behind it except for Israel.Ben Ariel, 8/21/2015, 5:13 AM

Two More Democrats Announce Support for Iran Deal

Senators Ed Markey from Massachusetts and Joe Donnelly from Indiana announce they back Iran deal.Ben Ariel, 8/20/2015, 4:43 AM

350 Rabbis Urge Congress: Oppose Iran Nuclear Deal

Following liberal rabbis' letter urging Congress to support Iran deal, prominent Orthodox rabbis push back: 'This is your defining moment.'Ari Soffer, 8/19/2015, 4:21 PM

Republican Arizona Senator to Vote Against Iran Deal

Arizona Senator Jeff Flake, who was considering supporting the Iran nuclear deal, announces he will vote no.Elad Benari, 8/16/2015, 4:51 AM

Democratic Minnesota Senator Announces Support for Iran Deal

Senator Al Franken announces he will support Iran deal, says its critics have offered no better alternative.Elad Benari, 8/14/2015, 12:16 AM

Dozens of Retired American Generals Welcome Iran Deal

Three dozen retired generals and admirals release an open letter supporting the Iran nuclear deal and urging Congress to approve it.Ben Ariel, 8/12/2015, 6:42 AM

Kerry: Rejecting Iran Deal Could Threaten the Dollar

Secretary of State warns that walking away from deal with Iran could affect the dollar's position as the world's reserve currency.Elad Benari, 8/12/2015, 6:16 AM

Schumer: Alternative to Iran Deal Doesn't Have to be War

In first public comments about his opposition to the Iran deal, Senator Chuck Schumer says he doesn't believe Iran will become moderate.Elad Benari, 8/11/2015, 6:12 AM

Obama: Republicans Oppose Iran Deal for 'Political Reasons'

President Barack Obama says Republicans oppose the Iran deal because many of them reject anything he does.Elad Benari, 8/11/2015, 4:12 AM

Jewish Senator from Hawaii Supports Iran Deal

Democratic Senator Brian Schatz announces he backs nuclear deal with Iran, becoming the 16th senator to do so.Elad Benari, 8/11/2015, 1:13 AM

Obama: I Don't Intend to Lose Battle Over Iran Deal

President Barack Obama makes clear he doesn’t intend to lose the battle with Congress over the Iran deal.Elad Benari, 8/10/2015, 6:13 AM

Senate Majority Leader: Obama's Argument on Iran Deal 'Absurd'

Mitch McConnell rejects President Obama's argument that rejecting the Iran nuclear deal means going to war.Elad Benari, 8/7/2015, 6:44 AM

Senator Schumer Opposes Iran Deal

Democratic New York Senator Chuck Schumer will announce he opposes the nuclear deal between Iran and the six world powers.Ben Ariel, 8/7/2015, 6:16 AM

Report: Iran Sanitizing Suspected Nuclear Military Site

Congress informed of evidence that Iran was sanitizing its suspected nuclear military site at Parchin days after agreeing to nuclear deal.Ben Ariel, 8/6/2015, 6:29 AM

Obama Says Israel Stands Alone against Iran Deal

In speech laced with jabs at Netanyahu, Obama says opponents of Iran deal the same people who supported Iraq War.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/5/2015, 8:13 PM

Obama: Rejecting Iran Deal a 'Historic Mistake'

Obama plans to address Americans on Wednesday and warn that Congress rejecting the nuclear deal would be a "historic mistake".Elad Benari, 8/5/2015, 6:14 AM

Democratic Congresswoman Rejects Iran Deal

Congresswoman Nita Lowey says nuclear agreement does not have enough safeguards to ensure Iran doesn't get a bomb.Ben Ariel, 8/5/2015, 3:46 AM

American Lawmaker Introduces Bill to Prevent Iran Deal

Representative Ed Royce introduces legislation that would prevent the implementation of the nuclear agreement with Iran.Elad Benari, 8/5/2015, 3:13 AM

Roskam Confident He'll Get Veto-Proof Majority against Iran Deal

In just 2 weeks, 218-member House majority backs resolution against Iran deal; sponsor says it has good chance of beating Obama's veto.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/3/2015, 2:21 PM

IAEA Chief to Discuss Iran Deal with Senators

UN nuclear watchdog chief will meet with Senate Committee on Foreign Relations to discuss his agency's monitoring role in Iran.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/31/2015, 11:21 PM

Poll: Most Americans Want Congress to Reject Iran Deal

52% of Americans would like Congress to reject the nuclear deal with Iran, new CNN/ORC poll finds.Ben Ariel, 7/29/2015, 6:12 AM

Jewish Democrat Says He Will Support Iran Deal

Representative Sander M. Levin, a Democrat from Michigan, says he would support the Iran nuclear accord.Elad Benari, 7/29/2015, 2:15 AM

Former Diplomats Urge Congress to Approve Iran Deal

Former undersecretaries of state and former ambassadors to Israel send letter to Congress, urge lawmakers to back the deal with Iran.Elad Benari, 7/28/2015, 6:14 AM

Democratic Senator 'Leaning Towards' Supporting Iran Deal

Democratic Senator Joe Manchin says he is leaning toward supporting the Iranian nuclear deal, argues the alternative would be war.Elad Benari, 7/27/2015, 6:14 AM

Kerry: If Congress Rejects Iran Deal, Israel Will be Blamed

Secretary of State warns that if Congress doesn't approve the deal with Iran, it would make Israel become isolated.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/24/2015, 10:55 PM

Jewish Democrats Must Choose Obama or Israel

Jewish Democratic legislators face conflicts of loyalty after right, left-wing Jewish groups call for opposition to Iran nuclear deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/24/2015, 2:29 PM

Dermer Meets With House Republicans On Iran Deal

Israel's ambassador to the US, Ron Dermer, met with a group of House Republicans Wednesday to lobby against the Iran nuclear deal.Yaakov Levi, 7/23/2015, 8:30 AM

Boehner Vows to 'Do Everything' to Combat Iran Deal

US Speaker of the House says POTUS faces 'serious skepticism' over Iranian nuclear deal, Congress to 'ask tougher questions.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/22/2015, 8:30 PM

House Leader Urges Lawmakers to Back Iran Deal

Nancy Pelosi, Democratic leader in the House of Representatives, says deal with Iran is "a major accomplishment".Elad Benari, 7/21/2015, 4:15 AM

J Street to Launch Media Campaign Promoting Iran Deal

With combo of media blitz and briefings from experts, liberal Jewish group J Street will try to convince Congress to approve nuclear deal.Cynthia Blank, 7/16/2015, 8:32 AM

US Iran Negotiators Same as in North Korea Deal

Skeptical Democrat who will join Congressional review warns 'same people' who paved N. Korea's path to bomb made Iran deal.Ari Yashar, 7/15/2015, 3:23 PM

Liberman: Israel Must Not Try to Influence Congress on Iran Deal

With the Iranian nuclear deal imminent, it goes to Congress for approval. But Avigdor Liberman advised against trying to influence that bodyYaakov Levi, 7/13/2015, 4:16 PM

Security Official: Don't Count on Congress to Dump Iran Deal

Israelis should not put too much hope in the possibility of an Iran nuclear deal not being approved by Congress, an Israeli official said.Yaakov Levi, 7/12/2015, 6:37 PM

Congress Demands Obama Step Back From Iran Nuclear Deal

Leading Senators urge a 'pause' in negotiations, slam administration official for saying nuclear inspections unnecessary.Ari Yashar, 7/2/2015, 12:48 PM

Congress Approves Millions in Extra Aid for IDF Missile Defense

Bipartisan move secures hundreds of millions in funds for Israeli short- and long-range missile defense systems.Ari Soffer, 6/14/2015, 10:37 AM

Jewish Dems Blast Congressman for Holocaust Comparison

After saying Nazi minister 'Goebbels would be proud' of trade unions, Jewish Democrats demand apology from Rep. Schweikert.Cynthia Blank, 6/14/2015, 10:05 AM

Obama Administration Criticizes Egypt in Report to Congress

Obama administration accuses the Egyptian government of restricting free speech but recommends that it continue to receive military aid.Elad Benari, 6/9/2015, 2:13 AM

Obama Signs Law Giving Congress Power to Review Iran Deal

President Obama signs the legislation that would give Congress the power to review and potentially reject a nuclear deal with Iran.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/23/2015, 12:55 AM

House Approves Iran Nuclear Review Bill

House of Representatives passes by a majority of 400-25 the bill that would give lawmakers the power to review a deal with Iran.Elad Benari, 5/15/2015, 6:12 AM

Rouhani Dismisses Possible Pressure from Congress on Deal

Iran's president says he is dealing with the world powers, and not American lawmakers, when it comes to nuclear talks.Elad Benari, 4/16/2015, 6:13 AM

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Approves Iran Bill

Senate Foreign Relations Committee unanimously approves legislation that would require Congress approval of deal with Iran.Elad Benari, 4/15/2015, 12:15 AM

Congress Reaches Bipartisan Agreement on Iran Deal Bill

Ahead of vote on bill to give Congress final say in nuclear deal, Sen. Corker says Democrats on board - and Obama may be veto-less.Ari Yashar, 4/14/2015, 8:20 PM

House Majority Leader Supports Iran-Related Legislation

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy says he supports bill that would force Obama to submit any agreement with Iran for Congress approval.Elad Benari, 4/14/2015, 6:15 AM

Kerry Urges Lawmakers to Stay Out of Iran talks

Secretary of State John Kerry says lawmakers should "hold their fire" as negotiations with Iran continue.Elad Benari, 4/13/2015, 6:13 AM

12 Jewish House Dems Tell Obama: Stop the Bibi Bashing

'Our constituents believe that the administration is stabbing Israel in the back,' a participant in the meeting said.Arutz Sheva, 3/30/2015, 9:37 AM

Bibi's Footsteps? Abe First Japanese PM to Address Congress

Boehner invites Abe, as Japan unveils largest warship since WWII as part of military buildup Abe is leading alongside Israel alliance.Ari Yashar, 3/27/2015, 11:04 AM

Congress Launches Taskforce to Fight Anti-Semitism

8 US Reps. launch new initiative to battle Jew hatred globally, noting 'political' excuses given don't hide base hatred of Jewish 'faith.'Ari Yashar, 3/24/2015, 4:10 PM

Senators Agree to Delay Vote on Iran Deal Legislation

Foreign Relations Committee's vote on law forcing Obama to submit Iran deal for Congress approval postponed to April 14.Elad Benari, 3/20/2015, 6:12 AM

American Lawmakers Write Another Letter on Iran

Bipartisan letter, signed by 360 lawmakers, will remind Obama that sanctions relief on Iran requires new legislation from Congress.Elad Benari, 3/20/2015, 3:15 AM

Senator Warns Obama: Don't Bypass Congress on Iran

Senator Bob Corker warns Obama against taking a nuclear deal with Iran to the UN Security Council while bypassing Congress.Ben Ariel, 3/13/2015, 5:44 AM

Republicans Might Be Too Weak to Fight Obama

The President’s political philosophy and domestic priorities tie up a divided Republican Party from advancing anti-Iran legislation.Gedalyah Reback, 3/10/2015, 9:48 PM

For Israel-US Ties It's Not Personality or Policy, It's Both

How will a new Netanyahu government manage to cope with strained Obama administration ties? We ask an expert.Gedalyah Reback, 3/4/2015, 6:24 PM

US State Department Slams Netanyahu's 'Magic Formula'

Harf condemns Congress address 'fantasy world,' dismisses 'scary hypotheticals' - like an Iranian nuclear arsenal in weeks.Ari Yashar, 3/4/2015, 4:18 PM