Senator Bob Casey, Jr.

Senator Bob Casey, Jr. (D-PA) is the Chairman of the Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs Subcommittee of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. He is a leader in promoting nuclear security and combating the proliferation threat posed by terrorists. In response to this growing danger, Senator Casey created and became the co-chair of the bipartisan Senate Caucus on Weapons of Mass Destruction Terrorism. Committed to blocking Iran's quest for nuclear weapons, Senator Casey introduced the Iran Sanctions Enabling Act and cosponsored the Iran Refined Petroleum Sanctions Act in order to increase pressure on Iran.