Topic: Eliot Engel
The Obama administration says it fears additional Iran sanctions could thwart a nuclear deal. But some lawmakers say the White House privately wants Congress to play the bad cop.
The answer could come Thursday, when Secretary of State John Kerry and other Western officials are to gather in Rome for a meeting with at least some of Syria’s divided opposition groups.
The fate of the DREAM Act rests in the hands of the Senate now that is has been approved by the House of Representatives. But Republicans may block its passage, as it did in a September vote.
12/09/2010 08:03 am
The strong ties between President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran and his Venezuelan counterpart Hugo Chávez are well known. But Brazil's support has set this regional tour apart.
11/25/2009 12:00 am
Before Washington ramps up yet another losing war on drugs, why not let a commission construct a better policy?
08/11/2009 01:00 am