With Obama's Backing, Panel OKs Iran MeasureWith Obama's Backing, Panel OKs Iran MeasureThe Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday unanimously approved a measure that would establish a framework for Congress to examine and vote on a potential agreement with Iran over its nuclear program.Congress
Iran Bill Sets Up Political TestsIran Bill Sets Up Political TestsSenate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker is slated to tee up a bill Tuesday that will put members on the spot about a potential deal over Iran's nuclear program.Readers
Desert Sun letters to the editor for April 7, 2015Desert Sun letters to the editor for April 7, 2015Reader submitted Desert Sun letters to the editor for April 7, 2015.Washington
Congress struggles to find highway fundingCongress struggles to find highway fundingThe current highway funding bill is set to expire on May 31.Congress
Cardin to Relieve Menendez as Ranking MemberCardin to Relieve Menendez as Ranking MemberThe path is clear for Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin to become the top Democrat on the Foreign Relations Committee as the incumbent battles federal corruption charges.Elections
Fiorina backs religious freedom law, marriage equalityFiorina backs religious freedom law, marriage equalityThe former Hewlett-Packard CEO plans to launch a long-shot presidential bid.Bruce Fessier
Coyote Stageworks returns with a through-the-roof hitCoyote Stageworks returns with a through-the-roof hitLocal theater company's production of "Buyer and Cellar" mines brilliant comedy and dramaPolitics
And he's off: Event kicks off Grassley's re-election campaignAnd he's off: Event kicks off Grassley's re-election campaignNo fan of splashy staged announcements in front of news cameras, U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley quietly kicked off his campaign for a seventh term with a country-club fundraiser in West Des Moines on Monday night.