Sanctions against Iran
Defense Secretary Ash Carter said the U.S. military will remain "full speed ahead" in the Middle...
The deal will "give us more freedom of action" to address other aspects of Iran's behavior, he said.
Schatz is the 17th Democratic senator to publicly back the Iran deal.
Rep. Rice is the second New York House Democrat to oppose the deal in recent days.
Rep. Grace Meng says she opposes the nuclear bargain.
The move, led by Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez, risks opposition from the White House.
The State Department on Wednesday would not say whether sanctions on Iran would be lifted...
The deal with Iran is a game-changer.
The group warned that acting before talks end could have "grave" repercussions.
If Congress scuttles the agreement, it will be a slap in the face of our partners.
"We will continue to isolate Iran as much as we can," said Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.)
Supporters of Iran sanctions legislation need 67 Senate votes to override a veto.
Twelve House Democrats now oppose the Iran deal.
"It's not a conclusion I came to lightly," he says.
The Foreign Relations Committee chairman suggested lawmakers could take it up later this year.
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said there was no other credible alternative.
"As Iran grows stronger, we will be weaker to respond," said Rep. Ed Royce.
“Our issues with Iran are far from resolved," said Rep. Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.).
Think of the negotiations as a component in the Iranian war against us.
The contrast between the GOP's positions on Iran and Trade Promotion Authority is striking.
If the US plays its cards right, it can stabilize the region and correct earlier mistakes.
Sen. Tom Cotton said Congress should "act immediately" to approve new sanctions.
The lawmakers say in letter that any deal must "foreclose any pathway to a bomb."
Congress should seek to understand diplomacy rather than scuttling it.