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Iran deal likely to survive Capitol Hill opposition

Sen. Harry Reid and Rep. Jerrold Nadler make two more votes to sustain President Obama's veto of the sure-to-come House and Senate resolutions to kill the Iran deal.


San Jose says "no" to war with Iran

Honks of support from passing motorists greeted South Bay activists calling on Rep. Lofgren to support the historic Iran agreement and were pleased to find that she has done so.


Demonstrators to Connecticut's Sen. Blumenthal: Peace yes! War, no!

Connecticut residents unfurled a long stream of petitions calling on Blumenthal to support the peace agreement with Iran as his six other Congressional colleagues have done.


Immigration: Trump trumps the truth

Trump's purpose is demagogic, to toss red meat to the most extreme reactionary sections of the Republican Party base while spreading the poison of xenophobic racism around.


With Iraq under threat, questions emerge

Among those hard questions, many Iraqis believe, should be a serious re-think of the damaging U.S. policy of manipulating ethnic and sectarian blocs in Iraq.


Obama picks full-employment advocate Yellen to head Federal Reserve

President Obama has nominated Janet Yellen, Federal Reserve vice chair, to run the Federal Reserve, the most important central bank in the world.


NFL charts new course on concussion policy

The NFL and its players union recently announced the approval of independent neurologists to evaluate head injuries and treating players due to concussions.