By Tag "Iran"
Congress returns for the lame duck this week. While they work behind the scenes on spending bill and other issues, the House will consider normal floor activity. The House will consider two rules bills this week. One, HR 5982, allows Congress [...]
The House of Representatives comes into session today. As of this writing there is no action scheduled on the Republicans gun control bill. However, behind-the scenes there is much work being done to advance a "compromise" on the bill and it [...]
Yes and the reason will surprise you.... The week the Senate is debating HR 1191, the Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act. This legislation requires the President to submit any agreement with Iran to the Senate for [...]
The US Senate is currently working on a "continuing resolution" that would extend government spending until December 9. The resolution is expected to pass the Senate and the House by the end of the week. Assuming the CR passes, the House and [...]
Last week’s successfully concluded Iran agreement is one of the two most important achievements of an otherwise pretty dismal Obama presidency. Along with the ongoing process of normalizing relations with Cuba, this move shows that diplomacy [...]