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US Senate Democrats block last bid to kill Iran nuclear deal

By vote of 56-42, Republican-majority Senate falls short of 60 votes needed in the 100-member chamber to advance the legislation.

By REUTERS
17/09/2015
Joe Lieberman
Former Senator Lieberman to head anti-Iran accord group

Joseph Lieberman will be the new chairman of the United Against Nuclear Iran organization.

11/08/2015
United States Capitol building in Washington, DC
US Senate passes Iran oversight bill

98-1 vote sends measure to US House of Representatives, which is expected to consider it as soon as next week.

Washington
AIPAC pushes Republicans to foster bi-partisan support for bill that would challenge Iran deal

"Our priority is to make sure the bill gets passed with the strongest possible bipartisan majority so that Congress is guaranteed the opportunity to pass judgment on the final agreement," an AIPAC source said.

By REUTERS
25/04/2015
Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) (C) talks to reporters
Senate moves forward Iran deal oversight bill with bipartisan support

White House supports revisions; Democrats hail bill as a demonstration of compromise; Republicans say bill provides Congress "very little teeth" by way of oversight.

United States Capitol building in Washington, DC
Leading senator hails bipartisan agreement before key vote on Iran oversight bill

Full committee to review compromise that would shorten Congress' review to 52 days of any final deal on Iran's nuclear program.

By REUTERS
14/04/2015
congress
US senators seek support to override possible veto on Iran deal

Senate Foreign Relations Committee is scheduled to debate and vote on Tuesday afternoon on the measure put forward by Senator Bob Corker.

By REUTERS
14/04/2015
Benjamin Netanyahu
US Democrats say Israel's efforts on Iran are backfiring

A number of leading US senators remain unswayed following months of intense and controversial Israeli efforts to block a nuclear deal with Iran.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
25/03/2015
Ted Cruz
Presidential candidate Cruz: 'Imagine a president who stands unapologetically with Israel'

Cruz receives extended applause after criticizing Obama's relationship with Israel.

By REUTERS
23/03/2015
Menendez
Menendez castigates Obama position on Iran as 'an alarm system'

Senator takes overt swipes at senior administration officials involved in negotiations.

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