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Senate disapproval of Iran nuclear deal appears less certain

Senate disapproval of Iran nuclear deal appears less certain

Days after President Obama announced a milestone nuclear agreement with Iran, the administration seems to be winning Round One against Republican congressional opponents. Not only are Republicans having difficulty securing the half-dozen Democratic Senate votes they need in a resolution of disapproval, but they are also struggling to hold on to a few of their own members. Now a veto showdown that once appeared almost certain is looking increasingly less so as those Senate Democrats who have voiced concerns about the Iran deal appear more open to the White House approach. "What is encouraging is the more my colleagues ask questions, the more positive their tenor is around the...

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