171 members of Congress said that the delays had caused distress for children awaiting to be permitted to leave the Congo.
Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) said he would push for the provision expiring in September.
Obama warned that he planned to treat the measure as "advisory."
Press reports say the U.S. may try to freeze Putin's personal fortunes.
Susan Rice said the pamphlet aimed at Jews in Ukraine was "utterly sickening."
The former NSA contractor said the questioning was intended to expose the Kremlin.
Reid said efforts to register Jews in Ukraine are a "disturbing echo" of human history.
The Labour Party has hired "the strategist who masterminded" Barack Obama's election.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Thursday that he thinks the Obama administration should be sending arms to Ukraine.
“Here is what I would do: I would be sending arms to the Ukrainian army,” McConnell said. “I would provide serious assistance to the Ukrainians so that they could defend themselves.”
Militants have largely taken over the city of Donestsk.