| Nov 19, 2013
| 4:50 PM
WASHINGTON With talks set to resume over Iran's nuclear program, President Barack Obama worked to build support at home Tuesday for negotiations and to ward off any move instead for new sanctions.
Obama made his case in a two-hour closed meeting with key...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Congressman Ted Deutch represents Florida’s 21st district in the House of Representatives, which includes communities throughout western Palm Beach and Broward counties. Ted lives in West Boca Raton with his wife and three children, and before...
| Sep 8, 2013
WASHINGTON — Congress is asking the wrong questions about Syria. The issue can't be who wins the civil war. It has to be whether the regime of Bashar al-Assad should be punished for using chemical weapons — and, if the answer is yes, whether...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 4:59 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate panel's deep divide over giving President Barack Obama the authority to use U.S. military force against Syria underscores the commander in chief's challenge in persuading skeptical lawmakers and wary allies to back greater...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 2:12 PM
George Orwell wrote that political language "is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind." His thesis was vindicated today by John Kerry, who told members of the House Foreign...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 9:08 PM
U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Costa Mesa) referred to President Eisenhower's farewell address Thursday evening in his explanation for why he believes global warming is a "total fraud."
In the 1961 speech — famously known for its admonition of an...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 5:49 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a rare diplomatic rebuke, President Barack Obama on Wednesday canceled his Moscow summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The decision reflected both U.S. anger over Russia's harboring of National Security Agency leaker...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 11:28 AM
Democratic Rep. Lois Frankel on Monday jumped on board a bill introduced by Republican colleague Trey Radel of Fort Myers that would allow the State Department to consider factors other than low cost when awarding security contracts at U.S. embassies in...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 9:21 AM
WASHINGTON -- This week's 10th anniversary of the Iraq War passed quietly, and that's not a bad thing.
Most Americans have no wish to celebrate the war, fought under false pretenses to a costly and ambiguous end. But in Washington this week there are...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 11:20 AM
Rep. Juan Vargas, D-Chula Vista, was appointed to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and the House Committee on Agriculture earlier this month, according to a press release from his office.
He was confirmed to serve on the Foreign Affairs...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 11:54 AM
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton delivered fiery rejoinders Wednesday to Republican critics of the Obama administration’s handling of the deadly attack on a U.S. mission in Benghazi, facing off with lawmakers who included potential 2016...