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U.S. lawmakers of both major political parties are expressing skepticism over last month’s interim accord on Iran’s nuclear program. Congress’ appetite for boosting sanctions against Tehran has not waned, despite Obama administration warnings that heightened measures could torpedo delicate diplomacy.
With only a simple majority in the Senate, the Democratic majority isn’t so great that it should ignore the Republican minority. In the Congress, there needs to be a balance of power. 499 more words
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-led Senate will only give President Barack Obama until next month before pressing ahead with new Iran sanctions.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says he supports the negotiations to curb Iran’s nuclear program, but the Iranians could prevent a successful deal without new penalties. 101 more words