Post Politics: iran

Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 04/07/2014

Senate passes Cruz-backed bill to bar Iran’s U.N. ambassador

Measure would bar Iran’s new ambassador to the U.N. from entering the United States.

By Robert Costa and Ed O'Keefe  |  04:15 PM ET, 04/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  iran, Senate

Posted at 03:14 PM ET, 12/09/2013

Poll: More Americans dislike Iran deal than support it

Democrats support the deal 50-27 percent, but Republicans oppose it 58-14 percent.

By Aaron Blake  |  03:14 PM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  iran, Polls

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 11/25/2013

Harry Reid: Senate will look at stronger Iran sanctions in December

Senate leader says his chamber will continue reviewing the possibility of new sanctions against the Iranian government.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  02:05 PM ET, 11/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  113th Congress, iran, Senate

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 11/24/2013

Kerry on Iran: ‘We do not recognize a right to enrich’

Iran says the deal is tantamount to a recognition of that right.

By Aaron Blake  |  10:39 AM ET, 11/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  iran

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 11/24/2013

House intel chair Mike Rogers: Iran deal might lead to more violence

“You have now given them a permission slip to continue enrichment,” Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) says.

By Aaron Blake  |  10:22 AM ET, 11/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  iran

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 11/24/2013

Cardin: Iran deal must not be permanent

Cardin expressed skepticism that Iran would live up to the interim deal.

By Aaron Blake  |  09:40 AM ET, 11/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  iran

Posted at 10:50 PM ET, 11/23/2013

John Cornyn: Iran deal designed to ‘distract attention’ from health-care

By Ed O'Keefe  |  10:50 PM ET, 11/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Congress, iran, Senate Republicans

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 11/19/2013

Senior senators signal concern with current Iran talks

Letter of concern comes as President Obama sought to stop senators from considering new sanctions on Iran.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  02:35 PM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  iran, Obama, Senate

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 10/23/2013

Adelson: Obama should fire nuke to send message to Iran

Adelson says the first atomic weapon should kill nobody and land in the desert. “Then you say, ‘See? The next one is in the middle of Tehran.’

By Aaron Blake  |  03:06 PM ET, 10/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, iran

Posted at 05:42 PM ET, 09/27/2013

WH: Yes, we noticed @HassanRouhani’s Twitter feed

The White House was reading when Iran President Hassan Rouhani posted a Twitter message about his phone conversation with President Obama.

By David Nakamura  |  05:42 PM ET, 09/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  iran

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 02/13/2012

Romney: ‘War against Israel is a war against all democracies’

“The war against Israel is a war against all democracies, including our own,” Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney said.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  02:02 PM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Israel, Iran