WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew will participate in a classified briefing for the full U.S. Senate on Wednesday on the status of talks with Iran, Senate aides said on Tuesday.
Two Republican senators ratcheted up their objections Tuesday to the Obama administration’s nominee for the No. 2 job at the Department of Homeland Security, saying he should not be confirmed because of an ongoing internal ...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate is likely to vote next week on President Barack Obama's choice of Janet Yellen to be the next chief of the Federal Reserve, a senior Senate Democratic aide said on Tuesday.
The U.S. Senate confirmed two nominees today, one (Patricia Millet) for the D.C. circuit court and one (Mel Watt) for a housing policy job in the administration. These nominations had been "controversial" for months.