Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 09:19
US President Barack Obama on Tuesday held a meeting with the senators and asked them to not propose new sanctions on Iran for now and permit the world powers to negotiate a nuclear deal.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 09:27
The White House has defended its policy of engagement with Iran with officials saying President Barack Obama is slated to meet top American Senators on Tuesday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 05, 2013, 14:20
The euro continued to languish on rising expectations that the European Central Bank will cut rates further, with a few expecting the ECB to take action as early as its Thursday meeting.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 17:12
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.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 13:28
Japan`s Nikkei share average rose 0.3 percent to its highest close in two weeks, but ended off session highs as traders waited to see if US politicians could strike a deal.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 06, 2013, 09:08
Seventy-six US senators have urged President Barack Obama to impose tougher sanctions on Iran, saying Washington must stress its military option even as new President Hassan Rowhani urges dialogue.
Last Updated: Monday, July 01, 2013, 13:41
Top US senators have asked Obama administration to get tougher on the issue of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 19:46
Two US senators have reached a compromise to be announced Wednesday that would expand background checks for gun sales, an official said, in what could result in the most ambitious change to gun laws since 1994.
Last Updated: Saturday, March 30, 2013, 11:48
A bipartisan group of senators is closer to a deal on immigration reform to resolve the problem of 11 million illegal immigrants, including some 260,000 Indians, according to a media report.
Last Updated: Sunday, March 10, 2013, 09:24
The bipartisan group of eight senators working in private to craft an immigration overhaul have been bearing down as a self-imposed deadline nears to release their sweeping legislation.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 08:59
The Senators delegation was led by Senator Dianne Feinstein, Chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, and the Assistant Majority Leader Dick Durbin.
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 13:15
Influential US Senators hope to have a comprehensive immigration reform in place by this summer, which would legalise 11 million undocumented workers and address the issue of long wait for permanent residency.
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