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U.S. President Barack Obama meets with Israel's PM Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House in Washington

Netanyahu arrives in U.S., signs of easing of tensions over Iran speech

By Matt Spetalnick and Dan Williams WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States and Israel showed signs of seeking to defuse tensions on Sunday ahead of a speech in Washington by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when he will warn against a possible nuclear deal with Iran. Policy differences over the negotiations with Iran remained firm, […]

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AIPAC Breaks With White House Over Iran

The leadership of the most powerful pro-Israel lobby in the U.S. publicly broke Sunday from the White House over the issue of Iran policy. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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U.S. President Barack Obama meets with Israel's PM Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House in Washington

U.S.-Israel ties fraying over Netanyahu speech, Iran talks

By Matt Spetalnick and Dan Williams WASHINGTON/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – As relations between President Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu hit a new low over the Israeli prime minister’s planned speech to Congress and a looming deadline for a nuclear deal with Iran, there are growing signs it could damage the broader U.S.-Israeli alliance.     Already there has […]

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Obama’s Rift With Netanyahu Isn’t Over Speech, but the Deal

Capital Journal: The Israeli leader seems almost certain to oppose the agreement the Obama administration is negotiating with Iran over its nuclear program, writes Gerald F. Seib. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a joint news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel following their meeting at the White House in Washington

Obama struggles with Wall Street to woo Democrats over broker rules

By Sarah N. Lynch and Suzanne Barlyn WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Obama administration is battling Wall Street to win the support of dozens of Democrat lawmakers over rules that could rein in brokers who handle trillions of dollars in retirement accounts. President Barack Obama on Monday called on the Department of Labor to write new […]

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U.S., Israel Trade Barbs Over Iran Talks

Top U.S. officials sharpened efforts to undermine Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ahead of his visit to Washington next week as tensions rose over a possible nuclear deal with Iran. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Why the Beltway showdown over Homeland Security is a nothingburger

Just when we needed some excitement, there’s another great fiscal showdown in Washington. Full News here – FOX News

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Richard Engel: Forget Victory Against ISIS, They’re “Effectively Taking Over” Libya

RICHARD ENGEL, ISTANBUL, NBC NEWS: I would not be overly optimistic that ISIS are "back on their heels," frankly. There have been some advances in Baghdadi that the government is talking about, the Kurds who took that strategic supply route a couple of weeks ago are still advancing, and there is a Shi'ite militia massing […]

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Congressional Memo: Homeland Security Funding Fight Over Immigration Poses Risks for Republicans

A partisan impasse over money for a vital agency could damage the party’s brand, and the impact could carry over into the next election cycle. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Kerry Raises Prospect of More Sanctions Against Russia Over Ukraine

At the start of a meeting with the British foreign secretary, Secretary of State John Kerry said Moscow had violated a cease-fire agreement. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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