There is nothing new about US Republicans' opposition to an emerging Iran nuclear deal, however in a fresh Twitter spat over the issue, Senator Tom Cotton got personal with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif calling him a “cowardly character” and dared him to a debate challenge over Iran's “record of tyranny, treachery, & terror”.
Independent US Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont on Thursday announced he would seek the 2016 Democratic nomination for president in a bid likely to pressure Hillary Clinton from the left and challenge her on financial issues.
US Senator Marco Rubio of Florida told top donors on Monday that he will run for the White House because he is "uniquely qualified" to represent the Republican Party in the 2016 presidential race, the Associated Press reported.
Hillary Clinton looks ahead to 2016 as the year Americans may finally elect their first-ever female president, but her past is freighted with blemishes and gaffes that could compromise if not sink her campaign.
Criticising Pakistan for failure to contain extremist groups, an influential US Senator today asked it to either hand over Mumbai attack mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi to India or present him to the International Criminal Court in the Hague for crimes against humanity.
US Senator Mary Landrieu, one of the last standing elected Deep South Democrats, lost her bid Saturday for re-election in Louisiana, further clinching Republicans` dominance in the Senate following mid-term elections last month.
A senior US senator has welcomed the World Trade Organization's decision against India's ban on American poultry products, saying that the move would boost the country's export of poultry products to India.
The Pentagon said today a concerted campaign in the US military to persuade more victims of sexual assault to come forward was beginning to show progress, as the number of reported cases jumped 50 per cent last year.
US Senator John McCain said on Tuesday a proposed agreement to sell 24 Apache attack helicopters to Iraq should be reconsidered because of a report that Iran has signed a deal to sell Iraq arms and ammunition worth $195 million.