Ron Wyden

Senate again fails to advance GOP's disapproval resolution of Iran deal

Republican Senate leaders Tuesday made a second unsuccessful attempt to advance a resolution of disapproval against the Iran nuclear deal and bring it to the Senate floor for a final vote.

Like the previous attempt last week, the second effort also fell short of the 60 votes needed to break a filibuster, as the 42 Democratic senators who originally supported the nuclear pact did not break ranks.

Few expected that they would. But the second vote forced Senate Democrats up for reelection next year, such as Sens. Michael Bennet of Colorado, Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Ron Wyden of Oregon, to go on record again in favor of the deal, which polls show many Americans...