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Lindsey Graham Gets Help From McCain, Hopeful About Race

Lindsey Graham Gets Help From McCain, Hopeful About Race

Back on the campaign trail in New Hampshire for the first time this presidential season, Senator John McCain is on a new ...

Iran deal eroding allies

Iran deal eroding allies' trust in U.S.

The nuclear deal with Iran is already changing the calculations of U.S. allies in the Middle East, who see it as the latest ...

Kerry heads to Mideast for talks on Egypt, Syria, Iran nuke deal with wary Arab neighbors

Kerry heads to Mideast for talks on Egypt, Syria, Iran nuke deal with wary Arab neighbors

Secretary of State John Kerry headed to the Middle East on Friday for security talks in Egypt and discussions in Qatar with ...

State prepares to release 4,000 Clinton emails

State prepares to release 4,000 Clinton emails

State Department officials are set to release roughly 4,400 pages of Hillary Clinton's emails Friday amid reports that the ...

Iranian Foreign Minister: Time for US, Other Nuclear Powers to Disarm

Iranian Foreign Minister: Time for US, Other Nuclear Powers to Disarm

In the wake of the historic agreement between Iran and world powers, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday ...

UN Report Card Gives US

UN Report Card Gives US 'Failing Grade' on Human Rights

A United Nations committee of independent monitors this week released a damning assessment of human rights in the United ...

 
 
 
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Menendez: Iran letter undermines Obama

Menendez: Iran letter undermines Obama's argument on sanctions

A leading Democratic critic of the Iran nuclear deal warned Wednesday that the Obama administration will never want to reimpose sanctions against Iran because Iran has said in a letter to the United Nations ...

 
U.S. intel fears hundreds of secrets leaked in Hillary’s private emails

U.S. intel fears hundreds of secrets leaked in Hillary’s private emails

The U.S. intelligence community is bracing for the possibility that former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s private email account contains hundreds of revelations of classified information ...

 
Iran deal sparks battle between two Jewish lobbies – and worldviews

Iran deal sparks battle between two Jewish lobbies – and worldviews

The hawkish lobby AIPAC has long been king of the Hill on Jewish issues. But a more-liberal upstart is trying to use the Iran deal to make its mark.

 
US-Turkey military deal

US-Turkey military deal

The military deal reached by the United States and Turkey is perhaps the single most significant step forward in efforts to address the Syrian civil war and the related rise of the Islamic State, regional ...

 
If Congress rejects nuclear deal, would US and not Iran be a pariah?

If Congress rejects nuclear deal, would US and not Iran be a pariah?

After the 9/11 terrorist attacks, President George W. Bush played down diplomacy in favor of isolation and military action – unilateral American action if necessary – for dealing with rogue ...

 
Punished conservative moves to oust Boehner

Punished conservative moves to oust Boehner

A House conservative recently punished for voting against Republican leadership made a stunning move Thursday to oust Speaker John Boehner.Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., was temporarily removed from his post ...

 
Convicted Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard wins parole, to be released in November

Convicted Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard wins parole, to be released in November

Convicted Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard will be released in November after being granted parole, his lawyers said Tuesday, sparking outrage in the national security community over the man who stole so ...

 
Obama pushing for ‘largest gun grab in American history’: NRA

Obama pushing for ‘largest gun grab in American history’: NRA

The Obama administration is pushing to ban Social Security beneficiaries from owning guns if they lack the mental capacity to manage their own disability payments — a move the NRA is calling the ...

 
Obama Blasts GOP Critics of Iran Nuclear Deal

Obama Blasts GOP Critics of Iran Nuclear Deal

Obama says opponents of accord are playing ‘fast and loose’ with facts; Huckabee refuses to apologize

 
Here’s the Alternative to a Bad Deal with Iran

Here’s the Alternative to a Bad Deal with Iran

Defenders of the nuclear deal with Iran are right to ask what the alternatives are to the offer that’s now on the table. What’s excessive is their confidence that the only alternative to this ...

 

Republicans and many Democrats were already skeptical of a long-awaited nuclear agreement with Iran when they got word last week that the accord included two "side deals" that had not been seen by anyone ...

 
Guantanamo Prison Closing Plan Means New Obama-Congress Battle

Guantanamo Prison Closing Plan Means New Obama-Congress Battle

Barack Obama’s plan to close the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, would bring as many as 64 of the 116 current detainees -- those deemed too dangerous to transfer elsewhere -- to the ...

 
Huckabee: Obama marching Israel to

Huckabee: Obama marching Israel to 'door of the oven'

Barack Obama is marching Israelis to "the door of the oven" by agreeing to the Iran nuclear deal, Mike Huckabee said Sunday.The Republican presidential candidate invoked the Holocaust in an ...