US President Barack Obama achieved perhaps the greatest foreign policy victory of his six years in office on Thursday, when a Republican-backed effort to kill the Iran nuclear agreement was narrowly blocked in the US Senate, clearing the way for the deal`s implementation.
US President Barack Obama assured Americans on Saturday that a newly-negotiated framework for a nuclear pact with Iran was a "good deal" as he sought public support for a diplomatic breakthrough that many in Congress oppose.
US senators clashed Friday over a $1.1 trillion federal spending bill, forcing lawmakers to approve an extension of funds to avoid a government shutdown as Republicans delayed a final vote on the must-pass legislation.
As the US inched closer to an unprecedented debt default, US lawmakers on Tuesday held a flurry of negotiations and expressed optimism over a potential deal that could end the government shutdown, raise the debt ceiling and avert a crisis that may trigger a global economic turmoil.
As the US Senate debated on the Bring Jobs Home Act, a top Democratic leader on Wednesday accused the opposition Republicans of supporting companies which outsource jobs to countries like India and China.
US lawmakers stopped anti-piracy legislation in its tracks on Friday, delivering a stunning win for Internet companies that staged an unprecedented online protest this week to kill the previously fast-moving bills.
The Republican Party chairman on Sunday accused Democrats of applying a double standard by accepting Senator Harry Reid`s apology for racial remarks about Barack Obama instead of demanding Reid`s ouster as majority leader.