The September vote on the Iran nuclear deal is billed as a titanic standoff between President Barack Obama and Congress. Yet even if lawmakers reject the agreement, it's not game-over for the White House.
Gary Samore helped establish the advocacy group United Against a Nuclear Iran in 2008, before serious negotiations began over the nation's nuclear program. When the nuclear deal was signed last month, the group offered a near-unanimous opposition to the pact.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
President Barack Obama says a constructive relationship with Iran could be a byproduct of the deal to limit its nuclear program, but it won't happen immediately. If at all.
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
President Barack Obama is treating his drive to win congressional support for his nuclear deal with Iran like a political campaign, making attacks on opponents that need to stop, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday.
By PBS NewsHour
President Obama, in an address denouncing critics of the Iran nuclear agreement, warned that America’s international credibility would be lost if Congress kills the deal. How successful was the president in making his case? Gwen Ifill gets views from Ray…
By Larisa Epatko
President Barack Obama used a speech at American University on Wednesday to try to debunk arguments against the Iran nuclear deal, telling Americans to “contact your representatives in Congress” to get it passed.
By PBS NewsHour
After campaigning on Capitol Hill, Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to the Middle East to promote the Iran nuclear agreement. In Qatar, he suggested that a nuclear deal might change Iran's aggressive actions in neighboring states. But Kerry did…
There were testy exchanges and blunt talk in a Senate hearing on the Iran nuclear agreement. Republicans criticized the deal, and suggested that even if it passes Congress, it could be rolled back by the next administration. Secretary of State…
By Deb Riechmann, Associated Press and David Espo, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — A trio of Obama administration officials will stand stalwart behind the Iranian nuclear deal despite deep concern on Capitol Hill that Iran will try to evade nuclear inspectors and use billions from sanctions relief to further destabilize the…
By Anne Flaherty, Associated Press
The Washington Post has filed an urgent petition with the United Nations in the hopes that the institution will pressure Iran to release journalist Jason Rezaian, the newspaper's top editor and lawyers told U.S. reporters on Wednesday.
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