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Pelosi Talked to Netanyahu About Speech to Congress

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said she spoke by phone with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to express her misgivings about his plans to address Congress shortly before elections in Israel. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Pelosi, standing with fellow House Democrats, delivers remarks on immigration legislation on the steps of the U.S. Capitol in Washington

Pelosi says Netanyahu speech to U.S. Congress could hurt Iran talks

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's scheduled speech to the U.S. Congress in March could damage the Obama administration's attempts to broker a deal with Iran on nuclear weapons development, the senior U.S. House of Representatives Democrat said on Wednesday. "Such a presentation could send the wrong message in terms of giving diplomacy a chance," said […]

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Krauthammer: Boehner Inviting Netanyahu To Address Congress “A Mistake”

BRET BAIER: The speaker defended his invite to Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu. He said there is antipathy in this administration towards Netanyahu and "they don't try to hide it." CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: I think that's right and I think it was good that he was honest enough and candid enough to say anybody who has watched […]

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Top U.S. trade official urges Congress to back trade agenda

The top U.S. trade official urged Congress to back the administration’s trade agenda on Tuesday and said an ambitious Pacific trade pact is nearing completion. In remarks prepared for delivery to key congressional committees, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman said the administration looked to lawmakers to pass bipartisan legislation allowing a streamlined approval process for […]

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Representative of U.S. Congress Tulsi Gabbard calls on PM Modi

Representative of U.S. Congress Tulsi Gabbard calls on PM Modi – Politics Informer Video

The Member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Ms. Tulsi Gabbard calls on the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, in New Delhi on December 17, 2014. Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem, on January 25, 2015

Netanyahu defends planned Congress speech as anti-Iran strategy

By Dan Williams JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu defended on Sunday a planned speech to the U.S. Congress about Iran, saying he had a moral obligation to speak out on an issue that poses a mortal threat to Israel. His visit to Washington in March has opened up a rift with the White […]

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President Obama Calls on Congress to Protect Arctic Refuge as Wilderness

Each year, as the darkness of the Arctic winter brightens into spring, as the snow melts and the hills and valleys slowly turn green, the tens of thousands of members of the Porcupine caribou herd begin their great migration — traveling some 1,500 miles through Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to their calving grounds on […]

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White House Has Cool Reaction to Congress’ Invitation to Netanyahu – Politics Informer Video

The White House says President Barack Obama will not meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when he visits Washington in March to address a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress…. Video Rating: 4 / 5

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White House Has Cool Reaction to Congress’ Invitation to Netanyahu – Politics Informer Video

The White House says President Barack Obama will not meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when he visits Washington in March to address a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress…. Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Daily Kos Founder Considering Run For Congress

Representative Barbara Lee of California may not wind up as our woman in Havana, but when she does leave Congress, there may be a nationally known liberal waiting to run for her seat: Markos Moulitsas. Full News here – First Draft

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