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Iran Vote Will Test Corker’s Political Skills

Days ahead of a pivotal vote in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, a series of new amendments have emerged that could sink a contentious bill on Iran’s nuclear program and jeopardize efforts for this Congress to weigh in on a final deal.

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The Secret Service Adds a New Sex Scandal to Its Growing List of Problems

Scandals continue to plague the Secret Service. This time, an agent came on to a subordinate at his own going-away bash.


Talks on the Rocks

Negotiations may go into double overtime as stubborn differences between Iran and world powers persist.


Why Obama Needs an (Interim) Deal More Than Iran

It’s not his legacy. It’s Congress.

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British Foreign Secretary: Differences Remain, But Nuclear Deal Possible in ‘Next 48 hours’

Just days before a key deadline in the Iran nuclear talks, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond expressed confidence that if a compromise is reached, negotiators would be able to present an agreement that clarifies key two sticking points: how long a final deal would be in effect and how far it pushes back Iran’s breakout time to acquiring weapons-grade uranium.

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Reid’s Likely Successors Are Big Players on Foreign Policy

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has publicly backed Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) to succeed him as Senate minority leader when he retires at the end of 2016, possibly giving the main pro-Israel lobby a powerful new ally in the upper chamber.

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