James E. Risch

Latest James E. Risch Items
  • Embassy Row: Shocking testimony about Iran sanctions

    A key Republican on the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations was flabbergasted after a senior U.S. diplomat claimed Thursday that sanctions against Iran are the "most effective" she had ever seen.


  • The National Journal has ranked Sen. James E. Risch, Idaho Republican, as the most conservative senator. (Associated press)

    Inside the Beltway: Who is James E. Risch?

    Why, he's only the most true-blue conservative in the U.S. Senate, according to the National Journal's "Congressional Vote Ratings" released Thursday. The judgment was made by roll-call voting records alone. Sen. James E. Risch, Idaho Republican, has the most conservative voting record for 2012.


  • Embassy Row: 'Cleavages' in Iraq

    President Obama's nominee for U.S. ambassador to Iraq impressed Republican senators in a confirmation hearing this week, but his key critic, Sen. John McCain, remains skeptical of his ability to handle America's biggest and most-expensive embassy.


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