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Senate overwhelmingly approves bill to give Congress say in Iran agreement
Senate overwhelmingly approves bill to give Congress say in Iran agreement

In a rare bipartisan accord, the Senate overwhelmingly approved a compromise bill Thursday that would give Congress power to review any nuclear deal with Iran. The measure passed, 98 to 1, and is likely to clear the House as early as next week, providing an outlet for lawmakers determined to have a say in an emerging deal between six international powers and Iran. The nearly unanimous Senate vote came after President Obama threatened to veto proposals that would have given Congress a more assertive role or that would have added fresh demands to the ongoing negotiations.  The final bill, which the White House embraced, contained no such requirements. Because of the prolonged...

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