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Presidential candidates duel on Iran; House GOP in turmoil

...the substance" rather than the timing of a vote, said GOP Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee, chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee.The White House and Democratic lawmakers were dismissive of the conservative moves. "Sounds like a plan...
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Obama's Iran deal may well survive on Capitol Hill

...Bob Corker of Tennessee, the chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, announced his opposition in an opinion piece...Richard Lugar of Indiana, who chaired the Foreign Relations Committee, and former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson...
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Democrats clinch critical votes for Iran nuclear deal

...obstructionist."This agreement will stand," Reid said.Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee, top Republican on the Foreign Relations Committee, delivered an impassioned speech that was a broadside against the Obama administration."We know we have...
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Supporters of Iran deal near key vote total to back up Obama

...containing the spread of nuclear weapons."Earlier Tuesday Sen. Ben Cardin of Maryland, top Democrat on the Foreign Relations Committee, predicted that Obama would get to 34 votes by week's end.Republicans in Congress and on the presidential...
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My Turn: Sen. Dan Sullivan explains his views on the Iran deal and why

...resident Richard Moniak raised questions about an earlier column I wrote in this paper, and about the Senate Foreign Relations Committee's recent passage of the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015, which I co-sponsored. If the act passes...
Kerry, Iran FM hold nuke talks in NY

...quite frankly, and we'll see where we end up," Sherman said.The bill was approved 19-0 by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. It has 62 co-sponsors from both parties.The legislation would block Obama from waiving congressional...
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White House OKs Congress' say on an Iran agreement

...from developing nuclear weapons.The Senate Foreign Relations Committee unanimously approved the compromise bill shortly...Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., chairman of Foreign Relations Committee.Corker said Secretary of State John Kerry...
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GOP tries to undercut nuclear deal with Iran

...united. One significant signature missing from Monday's letter was Bob Corker of Tennessee, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman. Action on any new legislation challenging the administration's strategy would be likely to begin...
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Obama: Critics of Iran nuclear deal 'selling a fantasy'

...not going to carry out military action against Iran," said Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee. "Iran knows that."Obama told Jewish leaders in a private meeting Tuesday that he understood their concerns...
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Iran would get nuclear help from West in proposed agreement

...previous years.Graham Allison, who directs Harvard's Belfer Center think tank, told the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee that Khamenei's ban on visits to military facilities would be "a show-stopper" for a deal.The West...
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