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Secretary of State John Kerry continued his meetings in Montreux March 4 with Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif. Under Secretary Wendy Sherman and Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz in the meetings. (US Mission Geneva via Flickr)

That GOP Letter To Iran? Not Illegal, But Not Smart Either

The Cotton Doctrine is going to be a long-term problem for Republicans.

March 16, 2015

Some Cry Foul In Israel As U.S. Donors Give To Political Causes

How American money could swing Israel’s elections.

February 9, 2015
Florida Senator Marco Rubio addresses CPAC 2014 (Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

Rubio Says He Is Nearing Decision On Presidential Run

Is Marco Rubio about to launch a presidential campaign?

January 21, 2015

Boehner Lacks Most House Members’ Support As Obama Clashes Near

John Boehner starts his third term as speaker with a weak hand.

January 7, 2015

Bipartisan Experts: GOP Debt Politics Leading Toward Disaster

This post is by National Memo editor-in-chief Joe Conason. Failure to raise the debt ceiling before August 2 threatens worsened unemployment, a renewed recession and potential economic “chaos,” warn bipartisan experts who are now speaking out more loudly against Republican brinksmanship in Washington budget negotiations. A new study released by the Bipartisan Policy Center – […]

June 29, 2011