Congress Pulse

Julian Pecquet


Congress cautiously takes on Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps

Wednesday, Mar. 29, 2017 | Julian Pecquet, Washington Editor

A bipartisan Senate bill to slap terrorism sanctions on the Iranian military raises questions about its practical impact.

Congress takes aim at Iran's ballistic missiles

Thursday, Mar. 23, 2017 | Julian Pecquet, Washington Editor

The House and Senate have wrapped up sanctions legislation just in time for AIPAC confab.

Congress reintroduces Syria sanctions

Wednesday, Mar. 22, 2017 | Julian Pecquet, Washington Editor

The House Foreign Affairs panel is expected to take up the bill promptly, but its fate is uncertain in the Senate.

Congress races to craft Iran sanctions bills ahead of AIPAC conference

Monday, Mar. 20, 2017 | Julian Pecquet, Washington Editor

Lawmakers hope to have bipartisan legislation ready when thousands of pro-Israel advocates descend on Capitol Hill next week.

Congress slams Trump proposal to reduce military aid

Thursday, Mar. 16, 2017 | Julian Pecquet, Washington Editor

Key lawmakers of both parties vow to fight effort to shift aid from grants to loans.

Congress wants answers from Turkey on shutdown of US aid pipeline to Syria

Wednesday, Mar. 15, 2017 | Julian Pecquet, Washington Editor

Senate Democrats are warning Ankara not to take out its anger over US aid to Kurds on Mercy Corps.

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