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White House Brushes Off Chuck Schumer's Iran Deal Rejection
The Obama administration is confident it can get enough Democrats on Capitol Hill to support the Iran deal, despite prominent rejections of the deal from Sen. Chuck Schumer , D-New York, and other members, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said today. “I would describe this as an
What August Means for the Iran Deal (And Democrats)
For weeks, President Obama has had the ear of Democrats on the Iran nuclear agreement , meeting with members one-on-one and dispatching his advisers to hearings and briefings on Capitol Hill . But with members leaving town until September, the administration is losing its greatest asset in the
Obama's Grand Gesture: Courts House Dems Over Trade Deal
President Obama made a last-ditch effort to get House Democrats on board with his trade agenda, motorcading to the opposite side of Pennsylvania Avenue to huddle with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and her caucus just hours before votes on whether to give the president authority to negotiate a
Iran Nuclear Negotiations - Your Questions Answered
As the U.S. approaches a deadline for a nuclear deal with Iran , here are some basic facts about the negotiations to keep in mind: What is the deadline? The deadline for a deal between Iran and the P5+1 (U.S., U.K., Russia , China , France + Germany ) on a broad technical framework for Iran’s
Congress Seeks a Screening of 'The Interview' and Wants to See 'Director's Cut'
Congress is looking to get into the movie business. Not for just any movie, of course. Before Sony Pictures announced today that there would be a "limited theatrical release" of "The Interview," there was a growing bipartisan call for Washington to host a screening of the Seth Rogen-James Franco
Is Michael Grimm A Goner?
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES NEW YORK REP. MICHAEL GRIMM EXPECTED TO PLEAD GUILTY TO FELONY TAX CHARGE. Rep. Michael Grimm is expected to plead guilty to a felony tax charge, federal officials told ABC News. Grimm, R-New York, is alleged to have solicited...
Obama's Social Media Strategy Against ISIS Falling Short, Experts Say
The Obama administration’s new drive to battle the ideology of ISIS using social media is falling short of expectations and its potential because the White House was late to the game, disregarded the work of the previous administration and hasn’t properly funded the effort, some experts and
Testifying on Iran Nuke Deal, John Kerry Faces Skeptical Congress
The Obama administration has a long way to go in selling its Iranian nuclear deal to lawmakers. For the first time since striking it in Geneva on Nov. 24, Secretary of State John Kerry appeared on Capitol Hill today to testify on the deal, continuing...
Obama Visits DreamWorks and Promotes Entertainment Industry Workers
President's speech discusses the importance of middle class jobs created by movies and television.