Convincing Congress to accept the Iran nuclear framework agreement will be a daunting political challenge for Obama.
The Congressional Black Caucus may decide whether Obama's critics nix a nuclear deal with Iran.
Benjamin Netanyahu's disavowal of the two-state solution could lead to a shift in U.S.-Israeli ties.
"To me, facts are not red or blue…. They're just the facts," says the South Carolina Republican.
Senior U.S. military officials want Baghdad to name an Iraqi commander for the offensive to avoid dealing with Iranian advisers.
A U.S. general who oversaw the training of Iraqi soldiers is worried about the battle against the Islamic State in Tikrit and Mosul.
Benjamin Netanyahu's speech may earn him praise from the Israeli right, but the U.S.-Israel alliance could remain strained.
When Benjamin Netanyahu issued a dire warning about Iran's nuclear program in 2012, Mossad had a much different view.
Jordan's ambivalence toward ISIS and Al-Qaeda makes it unlikely it will maintain its tough stance.
Forced to choose between the Israeli leader and the president, many Democratic lawmakers are now privately threatening to skip the speech.
The kingdom's concerns come at a time when King Abdullah's health appears to be deteriorating.
A damning report puts the spy agency and its Republican backers on the defensive.
Israel's friends in Congress will kill any deal with Iran on nuclear proliferation.
With John McCain set to take over Senate Armed Services Committee, the Hill is going to need a lot more flak jackets.