Obama's administration will not support any human rights or democracy
legislation in exchange for Congress repealing the 1974 Jackson-Vanik law,
which is preventing Russia from getting top trade status with the United
States, the U.S. envoy to Moscow said today.
U.S. Ambassador to Russia Mike McFaul,
he former NSC senior director for Russia and a key architect of the administration's
"reset" policy with Russia, was in Washington today --along with all other U.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Many detainees at Guantanamo Bay may be closer to heading home under a bipartisan deal reached in Congress that gives President Barack Obama a rare victory in his fight to close the prison for terror suspects. Read Post
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has sent President Barack Obama bipartisan legislation scaling back across-the-board spending cuts on programs ranging from the Pentagon to the national park system. Read Post