Senators who supported the sale said the United States can't deny its Middle East allies the weapons they need to combat Islamic State extremists and check Iran's aggression in the region.Sep 22, 2016, 04:42 AM IST
US Senator Jeff Merkley, a Democrat from Oregon, said on Sunday he would support the nuclear deal with Iran, moving President Barack Obama a step closer to having sufficient backing to ensure the deal stands.Aug 30, 2015, 22:55 PM IST
Senators conducting a special inquiry into possible corruption inside the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) agreed on Thursday to probe the private financial records of its president Marco PolAug 21, 2015, 09:35 AM IST
US President Barack Obama warned on Friday that surveillance powers used to prevent attacks on Americans could lapse at midnight on Sunday unless "a handful of senators" stop standing in the way of reform legislation.May 30, 2015, 11:57 AM IST
Ahead of the US-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue, two top American Senators have asked President Barack Obama to take immediate and necessary actions to crack down on currency manipulation.
In order to protect American jobs and ensure the competitiveness of US manufacturers, Senators Sherrod Brown and Jeff Sessions called for the Administration to support the Currency Exchange Rate Oversight Reform Act.
Philippine government prosecutors have filed corruption charges against three senators who allegedly received millions of dollars in kickbacks from funds allocated for projects for the poor.Jun 06, 2014, 16:00 PM IST
Two Republican senators are calling on the Obama administration to suspend US aid amid spiraling violence in Egypt.Aug 17, 2013, 09:14 AM IST
Two senators on opposite sides of the aisle are proposing comprehensive changes to immigration laws.Nov 12, 2012, 08:36 AM IST
Two US senators are asking Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate whether employers asking for Facebook passwords during job interviews are violating federal law, their offices announced Sunday.Mar 25, 2012, 18:14 PM IST
Of late, several US lawmakers have claimed that money given to Pakistan for counter-terrorism is diverted for other
Four US senators frequently critical of the White House on national security issues pressed the Pentagon to say whether Russian entities were helping Iran develop ballistic missiles.May 17, 2011, 10:38 AM IST
Six influential US Senators have expressed concern over the dismissal of Muhammad Yunus as head of the Grameen Bank that he founded nearly three decades ago.Mar 16, 2011, 12:49 PM IST
A landmark US-Russia nuclear arms control treaty faces a key test vote in the US Senate on Tuesday.Dec 21, 2010, 09:55 AM IST
Two Senators urged Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to toughen sanctions
A group of US senators Wednesday
introduced a legislation in the Senate to brand the Pakistani Taliban, linked to the botched Times Square bombing attempt,
as a foreign terrorist organisation.
A group of US senators will
introduce a legislation in the US Senate on Tuesday to brand the
Pakistan Taliban, found to be linked to the Times Square
failed bombing attempt, as a foreign terrorist organisation.
Two powerful Senators, both of
whom have influential role in shaping US foreign policy and
considered to be very close to President Barack Obama, have
opposed the idea of having a civilian nuclear deal with
A group of senators has called for a clear vision for the future of the US space programme, characterizing President Barack Obama`s plans for space agency NASA as "without a mission".Feb 25, 2010, 13:16 PM IST
Top US Senators have come out in support of the Obama Administration`s decision to try terror suspects, including Nigerian national Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab and the alleged 9/11 master mind in federal court.Feb 12, 2010, 12:33 PM IST
The Democrats` control of a hefty majority in the Senate — plus the House — would suggest that President Barack Obama is within reach of overhauling the nation`s health care system this fall.Oct 22, 2009, 13:51 PM IST