Washington Democrat Becomes 42nd Senator to Back Iran Deal

Senator Maria Cantwell announces she will support the Iran deal, becoming the 42nd senator to do so.Elad Benari, 9/9/2015, 6:16 AM

Lapid on Congress Support for Iran Deal: It's Netanyahu's Fault

Yesh Atid chairman says all of Netanyahu's theories "crashed" after 41 Senators support Iran deal. Likud: Lapid doesn't get it.Elad Benari, 9/9/2015, 4:13 AM

Congress Begins Discussing Iran Deal After Obama Secures Support

Congress begins tense deliberations on Iran nuclear deal, after Obama gains sufficient Senate support for the accord.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2015, 3:12 AM

Top Democrat to Oppose Iran Nuclear Deal

Senator Ben Cardin, the top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, officially announces he will oppose the Iran deal.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/4/2015, 8:50 PM

House of Representatives to Vote on Iran Deal Next Week

Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy says the House will vote next week on a resolution disapproving the Iran deal.Elad Benari, 9/3/2015, 6:13 AM

White House 'Encouraged' by Support for Iran Deal

White House welcomes support in the Senate for Iran agreement, says it will keep working with lawmakers to more backing.Ben Ariel, 9/3/2015, 1:15 AM

Obama Clinches Congress Support for Iran Deal

Maryland Senator becomes latest member of congress to back White House, granting Obama the votes he needs to veto opposition.Ari Soffer, 9/2/2015, 5:32 PM

Kerry to Stress Commitment to Israel in Letter to Congress

Officials say Kerry will send a letter to Congress members in which he will stress the commitment to Israel and Gulf States.Elad Benari, 9/2/2015, 6:44 AM

Two More Democrats Support Iran Deal, Obama Needs One More

Senators Chris Coons and Bob Casey become the 32nd and 33rd Democrats in the Senate to announce support for Iran nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 9/2/2015, 2:14 AM

Race to Congress: Support for Iran Deal Climbs to 30

Delaware's Tom Carper insists Iran deal lessens nuclear threat in official support announcement. Could he tip Congress toward a 'yes' vote?Tova Dvorin, Chicago, 8/28/2015, 9:17 PM

Samantha Power: US will be Isolated if it Rejects Iran Deal

UN envoy warns Congress against projecting an image of a 'divided America', claims 'no' vote would isolate the US from world stage.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/27/2015, 9:40 PM

200 Retired American Generals Urge Congress to Reject Iran Deal

Group of nearly 200 retired generals and admirals warn Congress that Iran deal will make Iran more dangerous.Elad Benari, 8/27/2015, 6:16 AM

Obama Working on Keeping Congress from 'Spoiling' Iran Deal

White House spokesman says Obama is focused on building enough support for the Iran deal to have it pass in Congress.Elad Benari, 8/27/2015, 12:13 AM

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