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Obama appeals to key senators to hold off on more sanctions against Iran

and Republicans from the Senate’s Banking, Foreign Relations, Armed Service and Intelligence committees ... for this to be negotiated and see if Iran will live up to the obligations,” Corker said. The US Senate Banking Committee has ... against Iran. Secretary of State John Kerry, who himself had a meeting last week with the Senate’s Banking ...

20/11/2013 - 09:18 - comment 0

White House convinces congress to delay Iran sanctions

not sway every senator who participated in the meeting, but the Senate Banking Committee would reportedly ... in the meeting, but the Senate Banking Committee would reportedly dela ... Committee Robert Menendez (D-NJ) said on Monday that the Senate aimed to cut Iran’s current oil exports ...

01/11/2013 - 15:07 - comment 0

US sanctions on Iran 'likely to be delayed'

The Senate Banking Committee was due in September to review a new package of sanctions, but it now ... the senior Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and a member of the Banking Committee, told ... told Reuters news agency on Tuesday.The Senate Banking Committee was due in September to review a new ...

02/10/2013 - 07:46 - comment 0

Senators to override Obama's Iran veto

bill against Iran by a 400-20 vote. The Senate bill had to originate in the Banking Committee before ... the Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman, and Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Illinois) introduced a new sanctions ... and their suspicions of us,” Obama said. Ten US Senate committee chairs also wrote a joint letter to Reid ...

21/12/2013 - 14:30 - comment 0

9/11 probe: Saudis check bank records of ambassador wife; Senators slam Riyadh

US senators pile pressure on the Bush administration ...   Many senators, including some who doubted the princess meant to help terrorists, attacked ... even if only by averting their gaze from it, said Sen. Joseph Biden, outgoing chairman of the Senate ...

18/05/2010 - 16:29 - comment 0

U.S. Senate sets $225 million for Israel's Iron Dome in emergency bill

Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee Senator Barbara Mikulski said the Democrats wanted ... of the Senate Appropriations Committee Senator Barbara Mikulski said the Democrats wanted the budget ... US Democrats in the Senate have included $225 million ...

23/07/2014 - 07:42 - comment 0

For the first time ever, a woman is about to lead the US Fed

What the Senators said Senator Sherrod Brown, who chairs the US Senate Banking Subcommittee ... Ranking Member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee and member of the Banking ... will be the first woman to lead the US Central Bank, the Federal Reserve. was confirmed in the post by a 56-26 ...

07/01/2014 - 18:23 - comment 1

Senate probes Bush administration about Saudi financial links to terrorism

of the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee July 31, 2003, senators probed two senior administration officials, ... Committee on Intelligence and the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, in which the Bush administration ... Michigan) said the former chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Richard Shelby, viewed the withheld ...

15/08/2010 - 12:37 - comment 0

'Global growth subdued' and 'US headed towards to danger', says IMF, World Bank

for granted,” he told the IMF committee. European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi called any US default ... the committee said, while calling for “credible” budget policies, and continued repair of the banking sector ... Monetary Fund’s managing committee has said. The global economic recovery ...

13/10/2013 - 22:40 - comment 0

U.S. lawmakers remove drone transparency measure from legislation

operations in fiscal 2014 passed out of the Senate intelligence committee in November, the Guardian reported ... hostilities,” Clapper wrote to the leaders of the Senate committee, Democrat Dianne Feinstein of California ... make overseas drone strikes more transparent. U.S. senators have voted ...

29/04/2014 - 08:37 - comment 0