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DoS, Senators Discuss Options for Kerry to Testify on US Syria Strategy

A State Department official said that the US Department of State is discussing with the Senate Foreign Relations Committee the senators’ request for Secretary of State John Kerry to testify on the US strategy in Syria.

Planned Parenthood Worker Caught Selling Aborted Baby’s Eyeballs Calls 911 After Botched Abortion

Even as Planned Parenthood’s CEO Cecile Richards, was testifying before the House Oversight Committee on her organization’s funding and participation in the sale of aborted baby tissue, Operation Rescue received 911 records related to a medical emergency the Houston Planned Parenthood facility that was featured in the videos released by the Center for Medical Policy. […]

Tell your senator to vote YES for the Electrify Africa Act

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee is going to vote on the Electrify Africa Act, S. 1933, on THURSDAY morning. It's the bill that will bring electricity to 50 million people in Africa for the first time.

BCCI, Srinivasan withdraw cases against each other

A day after Shashank Manohar returned to the BCCI president's post, the board and N Srinivasan have withdrawn cases against each other, related to Srinivasan's presence at the BCCI's working committee meeting in August

Benghazi, Emails, Planned Parenthood: How D.C. Press Keeps Enabling The GOP's Orchestrated Distractions

Within the span of just twelve hours this week, multiple Republican-sponsored political pursuits partially unraveled in plain sight. The long-running investigations were the Benghazi select committee and the related probe into Hillary Clinton's private emails, and Republicans' crusade targeting Planned Parenthood. Show More Summary

Federal Tax Law And Issues Related To The Commonwealth Of Puerto Rico

The Senate Finance Committee held a hearing yesterday on Financial and Economic Challenges in Puerto Rico. In connection with the hearing, the Joint Committee on Taxation released Federal Tax Law And Issues Related To The Commonwealth Of Puerto Rico (JCX-132-15): This document... provides an overview and analysis of Federal...

Kerry to Explain Syria Strategy to US Senate Foreign Relations Commitee

Secretary of State John Kerry has been summoned to explain current US policy on Syria to the Republican-controlled Senate Foreign Relations Committee next week, Senator Bob Corker announced in a statement.

Action Alert: Last Chance to Comment on HALA Before the Election

Apologies for the short notice, but tonight (September 30) at 5:30 is your last chance to testify before the City Council on the HALA Grand Bargain and the Council’s related workplan. The Council’s Select Committee on Housing Affordability...Show More Summary

French Airstrikes in Syria Defy Russia-Syria-Iran-Iraq Coordination Center

Syrian member of the parliamentary foreign relations committee said that French anti-ISIL airstrikes over Syria are a response to the establishment of a joint coordination center between Russia, Syria, Iran and Iraq.

Ukraine Should Be Given Legal Cover to ‘Walk Away’ From Debt - Chris Murphy

US Senator and member of the Foreign Relations Committee Chris Murphy claims that the United States and other international players should take actions to help Ukraine avoid honoring a $3 billion debt to Russia.

ROLL CALL: Foreign Relations Leaders Still Question Human Trafficking Report. The State Departme…

ROLL CALL: Foreign Relations Leaders Still Question Human Trafficking Report. The State Department still has some explaining to do after a closed briefing Thursday with Senate Foreign Relations Committee members over allegations that a report vital to several administration initiatives was watered down for political purposes. Show More Summary

FDA Launches First-Ever Patient Engagement Advisory Committee

On Friday, the FDA announced its first-ever Patient Engagement Advisory Committee (PEAC) that will provide advisory support to the FDA Commissioner on a range of complex issues relating to medical devices, the regulation of devices,Show More Summary

FDA Adds a New AdComm for Patients

This week FDA published a Federal Register announcement stating that the agency was establishing a new Patient Engagement Advisory Committee designed to provide counsel to the Commissioner on issues related to medical devices. The agency said that the scope is … Continue reading ?

GOP wants to broaden appeal; will candidates get in the way?

Carson's comments, aired Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press," brought a quick rebuke from the head of the Democratic National Committee and a major advocacy group for Muslims, the Council on American-Islamic Relations, which noted thatShow More Summary

Hungarian Lawmaker Blasts EU 'Hypocrisy' Over Tightening Borders

Marton Gyongyosi, the Hungarian deputy chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, said that it was "cynical" of Western European countries to impose border controls within the border-free Schengen Area.

Hungarian Jobbik Party Member Confirms Visit to Crimea in Autumn

Marton Gyongyosi, member of Hungarian right-wing Jobbik party and Deputy Chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, said that he is preparing to visit Crimea this autumn in order to see the situation on the peninsula with "his own eyes."

Georgia’s Senators Speak Out Against Iran Deal

In advance of a potential Senate vote this week on a resolution of disapproval over the multinational agreement over Iran’s nuclear weapons, Georgia’s senators, both of whom serve on the Foreign Relations Committee, spoke on the Senate floor in opposition to the resolution. Sen. Johnny Isakson opened the floor debate Wednesday afternoon: I will begin […]

Top Senate Foreign Relations Committee Democrat Opposes Obama's Iran Deal

The top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Maryland's Ben Cardin, will vote against President Obama's unpopular and reckless...

Sen. Ben Cardin becomes third Democrat to oppose Iran nuclear pact

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Sen. Ben Cardin of Maryland, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, on Friday became the third Democrat to come out against the Iran nuclear pact, landing a blow to President Obama's efforts to prevent passage of a congressional resolution of disapproval.

Key Senate Democrat Announces Opposition to Iran Nuclear Deal

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Benjamin L. Cardin, the senior Democrat on the Foreign Relations Committee, said he would push for legislation to controls on how the accord is carried out.

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