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Iran nuclear talks to blow past latest deadline

Iran nuclear talks to blow past latest deadline

Iran and six world powers will continue negotiating toward a nuclear deal past Tuesday's deadline, and through Friday.Senior ...

Hawks say Obama is delusional on ISIS

Hawks say Obama is delusional on ISIS

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) suggested the administration's strategy to defeat the terrorist group is mired in "self-...

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Obama: 'We have to pick up our game' against ISIS

The U.S. must continue its efforts to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria using a combination of military missions,...

How Obama could fudge today

How Obama could fudge today's Iran deadline

Talks in Vienna between six world powers and Iran aimed at limiting Iran's nuclear ambitions are reaching another self-imposed ...

US won’t play deal-maker in Greek drama

US won’t play deal-maker in Greek drama

The Obama administration is staying on the sidelines of a financial showdown that could upend the world’s financial ...

Requiem For The Obama Doctrine

Requiem For The Obama Doctrine

Mitt Romney recently offered a PowerPoint presentation at his annual ideas festival in Park City, Utah to highlight President ...

 
 
 
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14 Senate Democrats to watch on Iran nuclear bargain

14 Senate Democrats to watch on Iran nuclear bargain

If President Obama can secure a final nuclear deal with Iran next week, attention will immediately turn to Congress — which can vote to disapprove of the agreement.The White House conceded to legislation ...

 
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Who's a lame duck? Obama's next 18 months

Barack Obama is making it clear that he's not letting up on his job until a new commander in chief is sworn in, even as his eight years in office are drawing to a close."[M]y instructions to myself ...

 
GOP senators face funding fight over security efforts

GOP senators face funding fight over security efforts

Cybersecurity has edged into the 2016 presidential campaign, with a policy speech by Jeb Bush and congressional moves that could force other contenders to show their hand on an issue that often pits security ...

 
With clock ticking, Kerry says Iran deal still has

With clock ticking, Kerry says Iran deal still has 'difficult issues,' could 'go either way'

With just 48 hours to meet the deadline for an Iran nuclear deal, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced Sunday that negotiations at this point "could go either way" and that "we ...

 
Congress skeptical of Iran nuclear talks

Congress skeptical of Iran nuclear talks

A potential nuclear deal with Iran has riled up several high-profile Republican senators and has Democrats hesitant on how to proceed.Foreign policy voices in the Senate are skeptical."We've gone ...

 
GOP punts on Confederate symbolism in Capitol

GOP punts on Confederate symbolism in Capitol

House Republicans are struggling with the question of whether to remove the Confederate image from around the Capitol complex — and they seem in no hurry to commit themselves one way or another....

 
Hillary Clinton accuses China of hacking U.S. computers

Hillary Clinton accuses China of hacking U.S. computers

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton accused China on Saturday of stealing commercial secrets and "huge amounts of government information," and of trying to "hack into ...

 
Obama heads for showdown over Cuba embassy

Obama heads for showdown over Cuba embassy

Barack Obama is heading for a showdown with Congress after announcing plans to reopen the U.S. embassy in Cuba.The administration's move is part of a months-long discussion between the two countries to ...

 
Clinton: Any Iran deal must

Clinton: Any Iran deal must 'put a lid' on nuke program

Hillary Clinton said Friday she wants a deal over Iran’s nuclear arms research that halts its work on potential weapons.The 2016 presidential candidate called for an end to Iran’s atomic bomb ...

 
Kerry: We

Kerry: We're 'making progress' on Iran nuclear deal

Secretary of State John Kerry said that the negotiations between Iran and the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council, plus Germany, in Vienna are "making progress" as the new Tuesday ...

 
Obama: GOP candidates are good people with bad ideas

Obama: GOP candidates are good people with bad ideas

After having a friendly chat on the tarmac at LaCrosse Regional Airport with Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, President Obama made fun of the GOP field jockeying to succeed him and ripped into Walker's actions ...

 
Rick Perry tells Republicans to work harder for black votes

Rick Perry tells Republicans to work harder for black votes

Presidential contender Rick Perry urged his fellow Republicans on Thursday to work harder to win black votes, saying decades of failed Democratic economic policies had given the party a fresh opportunity ...

 
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Defense secretary: 'No plan' to give Gitmo back to Cuba

There is "no plan" to return the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay to Cuba despite Wednesday's announcement of renewed diplomatic relations between the two former foes, Secretary of ...