Republicans` next clash with Obama: Iran nuclear talks

The extension of international nuclear negotiations with Iran is likely to prompt a far-reaching showdown between the White House and US Republicans who seek to tighten economic screws against Tehran.

Immigration row fuels early 2016 US presidential race
Immigration row fuels early 2016 US presidential race

When President Barack Obama unveiled his immigration plan and Republican rivals howled their disapproval, the drama signalled not just a clash of political positions: it kicked off the 2016 presidential campaign.

Barack Obama immigration plan riles Republicans, clashes loom
Barack Obama immigration plan riles Republicans, clashes loom

Barack Obama`s Republican rivals on Friday heaped scorn on his plans to offer up to five million undocumented migrants protection from deportation, as the US president went on the road to defend the bold measures.

Republicans vow to fight `illegal` Obama immigration plan

US Republicans offered strident reaction Thursday to President Barack Obama`s unilateral plan to bring millions of undocumented non-citizens out of the shadows and make them eligible for work permits.

Republicans eye counter strikes to Obama immigration plan
Republicans eye counter strikes to Obama immigration plan

Outraged Republicans have pounced on President Barack Obama`s planned announcement on immigration reform, warning that unilateral action will trigger fierce reprisals from a Republican-led Congress.

Barack Obama takes responsibility for Democrats` election rout

US President Barack Obama has taken responsibility for his party`s crushing defeat in last week`s midterm elections.

Obama vows to work with Republicans in `productive` way
Obama vows to work with Republicans in `productive` way

Washnigton: US President Barack Obama congratulated his Republican opponents late Wednesday on their midterm election victory and promised to work constructively with them in Congress for the next two years.

Republican wave swamps Obama's agenda
Republican wave swamps Obama's agenda

Swept under a Republican wave, US President Barack Obama Wednesday faced a tough road ahead in his final two years in office, with the opposition wresting back control of the Senate after eight years.

Republicans strike early blow in US midterm election results
Republicans strike early blow in US midterm election results

Washington: Republicans struck a powerful first blow in Kentucky in U.S. congressional elections on Tuesday in their drive to control the U.S. Senate and dramatically tip the balance of power away from President Barack Obama and his Democrats.

As millions vote in US mid-term polls, Republicans look for gains in the Senate
As millions vote in US mid-term polls, Republicans look for gains in the Senate

Washington: Voters in the United States took to the polls on Tuesday, casting ballots in midterm elections that could return control of the Senate to Republicans, complicating President Barack Obama`s last two years in office.

Obama's agenda at stake as Americans vote

Americans started voting early Tuesday in crucial mid-term elections, with Republicans expected to make gains in both chambers leaving President Barack facing tough choices in his last two years in office.

Democrats brace for defeat in US mid-term elections

Americans vote Tuesday in legislative elections expected to inflict a stinging defeat on President Barack Obama, with Republicans poised to wrest control of the Senate from his Democrats.

Republicans poised to snatch US Senate in mid-terms

Republicans appear increasingly likely to win back the US Senate in November 4 mid-term elections, a move that would heap misery on President Barack Obama in his final two years in office.

Angry with Washington, 1 in 4 Americans open to secession

The failed Scottish vote to pull out from the United Kingdom stirred secessionist hopes for some in the United States, where almost a quarter of people are open to their states leaving the union, a new Reuters/Ipsos poll found.

Republicans scrap House vote on US border crisis

US Republicans scrapped a congressional vote on a measure to deal with an influx of thousands of Central American children, but could reverse that decision before departing for a five-week break.

Obama to Republicans: ‘Stop just hatin’ all the time’

Republicans in the House of Representatives were expected to vote on Wednesday to authorize a lawsuit against the president for exceeding his presidential authority while implementing his signature health care law.

Divided US chamber approves lawsuit against President Obama

A sharply divided US House of Representatives has approved a Republican plan to file an election-season lawsuit against President Barack Obama.

Obama vows to act after Republicans kill immigration bill hopes

President Barack Obama ignited a new power showdown with Republicans Monday, vowing to fix America`s broken immigration system alone after Congress refused to vote on his top remaining domestic priority this year.

US House Democrats try to force immigration vote

House Democrats deployed a little-used legislative move today to force a vote on a comprehensive immigration bill that would provide a path to citizenship for the estimated 11 million immigrants living in the US illegally and tighten border security.

Republicans call for secure US border amid child immigrant influx

Republican lawmakers on Sunday stepped up calls to secure the US border with Mexico before proceeding with changes to the country`s immigration policies, linking the issue to a recent surge of illegal children.