Congress Pulse

Julian Pecquet


Members of the New York Police Department's Counterterrorism Unit guard the entrance at the French Consulate in Manhattan on July 15, 2016, following the Nice terror attack.  (photo by REUTERS/Andrew Kelly)

US election 2016: Global chaos upends US election

Sunday, Jul. 17, 2016 | Reeves Barbour, Contributor

Here's what happened on the campaign trail the week of July 11.

Watchdogs: US aid to Syria at high risk for fraud

Thursday, Jul. 14, 2016 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

US partners could do more to ensure that humanitarian assistance gets to the right people, the GAO told Congress.

EU lawmakers warn Congress against Saudi terrorism bill

Wednesday, Jul. 13, 2016 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

The Dutch parliament registered its opposition ahead of a July 14 hearing on the issue.

Algeria rips House appropriators over Sahara coercion

Tuesday, Jul. 12, 2016 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

Algiers is furious at pro-Moroccan language in the annual foreign aid bill.

US election 2016: Hillary dodges email server bullet

Sunday, Jul. 10, 2016 | Reeves Barbour, Contributor

The FBI exonerated Hillary Clinton on the email scandal, but Republicans are no less hungry to make the Democratic presidential candidate pay for her "extremely careless" actions.

Congress weighs restrictions on Boeing sales to Iran

Thursday, Jul. 7, 2016 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

A number of Democrats appear willing to join Republicans in setting conditions on aircraft sales to the Islamic Republic.

US election 2016: Clinton veep talk heats up

Sunday, Jul. 3, 2016 | Reeves Barbour, Contributor

Here's what happened on the campaign trail the week of June 27.

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