Congress / Mideast

Congress Pulse

Julian Pecquet


US Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew (L) listens to US Secretary of State John Kerry (R) as they appear before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in Washington, July 23, 2015.  (photo by REUTERS/Gary Cameron)

Congress gets extra dose of Iran before summer recess

Sunday, Jul. 26, 2015 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

A look at the Middle East issues Congress will be addressing the week of July 27.

Kerry, GOP face off over Iran deal

Thursday, Jul. 23, 2015 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

The secretary of state said lawmakers in search of a better deal are pursuing a "fantasy."

Kerry begins Iran deal sales push on Capitol Hill

Sunday, Jul. 19, 2015 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

A look at the Middle East issues Congress will be addressing the week of July 20.

Senate hits the brakes on Tunisia aid boost

Wednesday, Jul. 15, 2015 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

President Barack Obama wants to almost double assistance to Tunisia, but Congress is split.

Republicans come out swinging against Iran deal

Tuesday, Jul. 14, 2015 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

Republican lawmakers are vowing to derail the Iran deal, declaring their opposition before the ink is dry.

House, Senate clash over aid to Egypt

Monday, Jul. 13, 2015 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

The Senate’s spending bill keeps human rights restrictions in place despite resistance from the House.

Congress seeks to help Tunisia, hinder Iran

Sunday, Jul. 12, 2015 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

A look at the Middle East issues Congress will be addressing the week of July 13.

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