Sunday, March 1, 2015

Late Night Roundup: ‘Here We Go Again’

David Letterman looked at how Jeb Bush is already mangling important words in the same way his brother did.

February 20, 2015
Benjamin Netanyahu

Nearly Two Dozen House Democrats Call For Netanyahu Delay

23 House Democrats signed a letter calling on Speaker Boehner to postpone Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech.

February 19, 2015
John Boehner 2-13

Boehner Slams White House ‘Animosity’ Toward Netanyahu

Speaker Boehner’s excuse for going behind President Obama’s back is sure to make waves.

February 16, 2015
Photo: Talk Radio News Service via Flickr

Some U.S. House Democrats Seek Postponement Of Netanyahu Speech

House Democrats are upping the pressure on John Boehner.

February 9, 2015
G.K. Butterfield

Democrats’ Boycott Of Netanyahu Gains

Several House Democrats are planning to boycott Benjamin Netanyahu’s scheduled address to Congress.

February 6, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Netanyahu vs. Obama

Jon Stewart on Netnyahu’s speech to Congress: As if the United States would *ever* meddle in the Middle East!

February 6, 2015
Boehner and Bibi

Cartoon: Boehner And Bibi Talk Foreign Policy

John Boehner and Benjamin Netanyahu take American foreign policy for a ride.

January 26, 2015
Photo: President Barack Obama meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the Oval Office. (Pete Souza via Wikimedia Commons)

Obama Won’t Meet Netanyahu During Israeli Leader’s March Visit

Find out why President Obama won’t see Benjamin Netanyahu when he comes to Washington.

January 22, 2015
John Boehner Steve Scalise

Boehner Bypasses White House, Invites Netanyahu To Speak On Iran

Find out why the speaker broke protocol and asked Netanyahu to address Congress.

January 21, 2015
US President Barack Obama answers questions at a press conference in the East Room of the White House on January 16, 2015, in Washington, DC

Obama Urges Congress To Hold Off On Iran Sanctions, Threatens Veto

President Obama warned Congress not to jeopardize a nuclear deal with Iran.

January 16, 2015
Mitch McConnell, now the Senate Majority leader, speaks to media on December 16, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC

Slew Of Challenges For Republican-Led U.S. Congress In 2015

Expect a series of heated clashes between Congress and President Obama in months to come.

January 5, 2015
President Obama at a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room on Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Obama’s Fourth-Quarter Foreign Policy Surprises

The president’s foreign policy suddenly looks much better than it did six months ago.

December 22, 2014
US President Barack Obama speaks in New Jersey on December 15, 2014 (AFP Photo/Saul Loeb)

Obama Defends Foreign Policy Decisions On Cuba, Russia, Iran

The president has some harsh words for critics who call his policies naive.

December 22, 2014

Endorse This: Michele Bachmann’s Holiday Cheer — Bombing Iran

Michele Bachmann says President Obama responded to her demand to bomb Iran as if she were an idiot.

December 15, 2014
Iran nuclear plant

Iran Nuclear Talks: What’s At Stake And What’s Happened So Far

Get the latest on the negotiations with Iran.

December 8, 2014
Kerry Zarif

The Urgent Need For Diplomacy With Iran

America owes it to its armed forces to see these negotiations through.

November 28, 2014
Barack Obama

Why I’m (Still) Thankful For President Obama

Yes, he makes mistakes, and he has flaws — but Barack Obama’s achievements, temperament, and persistence are worthy of thanks.

November 27, 2014
Mitch McConnell

Republicans Push For More Iran Sanctions As Talks Are Extended

Get the latest on the negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program.

November 24, 2014
Kerry Zarif

Deadline Nears For A Nuclear Deal With Iran

Get the latest on the high-stakes negotiations.

November 24, 2014
Kerry Zarif

Chief Diplomats Leave Iran Nuclear Talks Despite Looming Deadline

Can the group of six and Iran reach a deal before time runs out?

November 21, 2014

A Look At Who Loses As Oil Prices Keep Plunging

American consumers are winning — but not everyone is happy about the decline in oil prices.

November 20, 2014
Iran nuclear power plant

Iran Nuclear Talks Halt Without Signs Of Progress

Talks with Iran to to limit its nuclear activities to nonmilitary purposes are at a standstill.

November 11, 2014
Barack Obama

Election Setbacks For Obama May Embolden Foreign Adversaries

The challenging policy goals set by the White House will be harder to achieve with the perception abroad that a president “who was headed for lame-duck status is even less relevant.”

November 10, 2014
Iran nuclear power plant

Collapse Of Iran Talks Poses Danger, U.S. Official Warns

Find out how tensions could be about to escalate, rapidly.

October 24, 2014
Iran Rowhani

Obama Open To More Conversations With Iran’s Rouhani, Official Says

By Paul Richter, Tribune Washington Bureau NEW YORK — President Barack Obama would be open to a repeat of last year’s historic conversation with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at next week’s United Nations General Assembly session, a senior administration official said Thursday. Although no meeting is scheduled during the annual gathering, “the president of the United States […]

September 19, 2014