Tagged: Senate December 11, 2013 Uncertain outlook for Iran sanctions in Senate The outlook for the Senate passing a new round of sanctions is increasingly uncertain after Secretary of State John Kerry briefed lawmakers Wednesday on the temporary deal to halt Tehran’s nuclear ambitions. November 18, 2012 Senate economist calls for ‘Super Duper Committee’ After the supercommittee’s failure in 2011, the Senate Finance Committee’s chief economist suggested this week Congress may turn to a new “Super Duper Committee,” in an effort to avoid the fiscal cliff, with dire consequences that are too big to fail. November 15, 2012 Senate Intelligence Committee shown real time video of Benghazi attack Members of the Senate Intelligence Committee were shown real time video Thursday of the Sept. 11, 2012 attack on the American Embassy in Benghazi. November 15, 2012 What fiscal cliff? Senate leaves town About that whole year-end fiscal cliff thing that could throw the country back into recession? Well, the Senate doesn’t seem too panicked.