Sunday, April 26, 2015
Bob Corker
Corker

Congress Needs More Details On Iran Nuclear Deal, Top GOP Senator Says

With the details of a nuclear agreement with Iran still being debated, a prominent Senate Republican said Sunday that Congress should insist on learning more before deciding whether to support a final deal.

April 5, 2015
Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker (R-TN) (World Economic Forum/Flickr)

Senate Committee Sets Vote On Iran Deal Approval For April

The Senate will wait a month before voting on the White House’s Iran deal.

March 20, 2015
Denis McDonough addresses the U.S. Islamic World Forum on May 30, 2012. (U.S.-Islamic World Forum/Flickr)

Obama Deputy Warns Senate Against Undermining Iran Nuclear Talks

The White House is pushing back against Senate interference in the Iran negotiations.

March 16, 2015
U.S. Senator John McCain speaking at the Arizona Republican Party 2014 election victory party at the Hyatt Regency in Phoenix, Arizona. (Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

Republicans Feeling Heat Over Iran Letter Express Some Regrets

Senate Republicans are beginning to realize what a big mistake they made.

March 13, 2015
John McCain

Changing Of The Guard On Oversight Panels

Is Congress still capable of bipartisan oversight?

February 16, 2015
capitol shutdown

Senate Republicans Shoot Down Minimum Wage Hike

Washington (AFP) – U.S. Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked a hotly-contested measure to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, smothering President Barack Obama’s priority effort to improve pay for working-class Americans. A united Democratic front convinced just one Republican, Bob Corker, to back the measure, and with a vote count of 54-42, […]

April 30, 2014
UAW

Where Do American Unions Go From Chattanooga?

Feb. 21 (Bloomberg) — I asked Rich Yeselson, a former union strategist and author of this excellent article on the United Automobile Workers’ failed effort to unionize a Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, to answer a few questions, via email, about the meaning of the Chattanooga vote and the future of unionism in the U.S. […]

February 21, 2014