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  • On Wednesday, some of Adelson's allies in Congress, including South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham, plan to propose legislation that would do just that.

  • *83 senators say Iran has no right to enrich uranium. WASHINGTON, March 18- As talks on a nuclear deal for Iran resumed in Vienna Tuesday, a wide majority of U.S. senators urged President Barack Obama to insist that any final agreement state that Iran "has no inherent right to enrichment under the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty."

  • WASHINGTON, March 18- A majority of U.S. senators on Tuesday urged President Barack Obama to insist a final agreement on Iran's nuclear program contains a measure to prevent Tehran from ever having a path to nuclear weapons, as talks on the deal resumed in Vienna.

  • The White House called Reid's office shortly after his comments to voice displeasure, a top Democratic party aide said. But the aide said the White House did not try to get Reid to shift his position.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 9- American automakers on Thursday pushed for rules against currency manipulation to be included in an ambitious trade pact being negotiated between the United States and 11 other Pacific Rim countries.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 20- President Barack Obama on Friday defended his administration's decision to delay for some people the requirement to buy medical insurance under his healthcare law, but acknowledged that the botched rollout of the policy was his biggest mistake of 2013..

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 20- President Barack Obama on Friday defended his administration's decision to delay for some people the requirement to buy medical insurance under his healthcare law, saying that the rollout of his signature domestic policy is a "messy process."

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 20- President Barack Obama on Friday defended his administration's decision to delay for some people the requirement to buy medical insurance under his healthcare law, explaining that the rollout of his signature domestic policy is a "messy process."

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 20- The government's decision to delay for some people the requirement to buy medical insurance under President Barack Obama's health law raised more doubts about the policy just days before an enrollment deadline.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 20- The government's move to delay for some people a requirement to buy medical insurance raised new doubts about the already chaotic rollout of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, just days before an enrollment deadline.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 12- The Democratic-led U.S. Senate on Thursday approved six of President Barack Obama's nominees, including four judges, on the second day of its around-the-clock confirmation marathon that Republicans were unable to stop because of a rule change.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 12- The Democratic-led U.S. Senate on Thursday approved five of President Barack Obama's nominees, including three judges, as an around-the-clock confirmation marathon entered its second day with Republicans unable to stop it because of a rule change.

  • *Yellen nomination clears Senate banking panel on 14-8 vote. Full Senate expected to confirm Yellen in post in December. WASHINGTON, Nov 21- Federal Reserve Vice Chair Janet Yellen moved closer on Thursday to becoming the first woman to lead the U.S. central bank after a Senate committee approved her nomination and sent it to the full Senate for a final vote.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 21- The U.S. Senate Banking Committee on Thursday approved Janet Yellen's nomination to become the first woman to lead the Federal Reserve, sending it to the full Senate for a final vote.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 20- Janet Yellen picked up some more U.S. Senate support Wednesday on the eve of a vote in the Senate Banking Committee that is expected to approve her nomination to lead the U.S. The committee is set to vote at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday on whether to send her name to the full Senate for consideration.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 18- The Senate Banking Committee will vote on Thursday on President Barack Obama's nomination of Janet Yellen to be the next chair of the U.S. The committee will meet at 10 a.m. to vote on whether to send Yellen's nomination to the full Senate for consideration, it said in a statement on Monday.

  • Obama administration officials have argued that Trade Promotion Authority, which would prevent Congress from amending trade deals, is needed to assure trade partners that any agreements will not be reopened.

  • Obama administration officials have argued that Trade Promotion Authority, which would prevent Congress from amending trade deals, is needed to assure trade partners that any agreements will not be reopened.

  • Graham has threatened to block President Barack Obama's nominations of Janet Yellen to head the Federal Reserve and Jeh Johnson to head the Department of Homeland Security until the administration provides more information on how the attack occurred.

  • Nominated by President Barack Obama to succeed Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke when his term expires in January, Yellen will have to endure plenty of heated anti-Fed rhetoric from Republicans on Thursday, when she appears before the Senate Banking Committee.

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