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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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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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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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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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Empire Editorial: Is there an upside to blasting away at Syria?

...actions taken against Syria's military as the U.S. Congress prepares to take up the issue.The Senate Foreign Relations Committee seems less circumspect, voting Wednesday 10-7 in a bipartisan effort joined by Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz...
Murkowski hopeful on passing Law of the Sea treaty

...U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and the military."Anybody with a star on their shoulder has sat before the Foreign Relations Committee and testified about why it's so important, so critical, to this nation," she said.She has worked with...


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